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Greta Gerwig Was ‘Terrified’ of Making ‘Barbie’ Movie: ‘This Could Be a Career-Ender’

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On Dua Lipa's 'At Your Service' podcast, Greta Gerwig discussed the making of her star-studded 'Barbie' movie, calling the process 'terrifying.'
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Greta Gerwig was ‘terrified’ that ‘Barbie’ film would kill her career

Filmmaker Greta Gerwig told Dua Lipa that she was "terrified" that the "Barbie" movie starring Margot Robbie and Ryan Godling could be "a career-ender."

3 months ago·New York, United States
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Why Barbie Movie Director Was Terrified Of Making The Margot Robbie Movie

Greta Gerwig is opening up about the hesitation she experienced ahead of taking on the daunting project of co-writing and directing the upcoming Barbie movie which stars Margot Robbie. After the film was first announced in 2019, Lady Bird director Gerwig accepted the task of helming the ambitious project, the first live-action film based on the monumental fashion doll line by Mattel, following several shifts in a creative direction that saw vari…

3 months ago·Montreal, Canada
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Greta Gerwig Was ‘Terrified’ of Making ‘Barbie’ Movie: ‘This Could Be a Career-Ender’

On Dua Lipa's 'At Your Service' podcast, Greta Gerwig discussed the making of her star-studded 'Barbie' movie, calling the process 'terrifying.'

3 months ago·Los Angeles, United States
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Greta Gerwig Says She Was “Terrified” That ‘Barbie’ Might Be “A Career-Ender”

Three-time Oscar nominee Greta Gerwig has opened up about the combination of excitement and terror she felt in taking on Warner Bros’ upcoming feature Barbie as co-writer and director. “It was terrifying. I think there’s something about starting from that place where it’s like, ‘Well, anything is possible,'” Gerwig tells singer-songwriter Dua Lipa in an […]

3 months ago·Los Angeles, United States
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Greta Gerwig Volunteered Partner Noah Baumbach to Write the ‘Barbie’ Movie Without Telling Him

Greta Gerwig explains how she came to direct and co-write 'Barbie' movie with Noah Baumbach. 2023 film stars Margot Robbie, Ryan Gosling.

3 months ago·Los Angeles, United States
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Barbie Director Greta Gerwig Was Terrified of the Film: 'This Could Be a Career-Ender'

Director Greta Gerwig discusses the fear she felt in deciding to helm Warner Bros. and Mattel's Barbie movie starring Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling.

3 months ago
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