The 23-year-old athlete announced her new Barbie Role Model doll on Monday.
Margot Robbie is set to star as Barbie in a movie she's producing alongside her husband Tom Ackerley
Earlier this week, Hasbro pulled a line of "Trolls World Tour" dolls from shelves after a Change.org petition raised concerns about their appropriateness. That puts the “Giggle and Sing Poppy Doll” in a select group of supposedly G-rated playthings that were disturbing enough to be Rated R... as in recalled.
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Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach have signed on to co-write Warner Bros.' "Barbie" movie, with Margot Robbie set to portray the iconic doll. Gerwig is also being eyed to direct, though no deal has yet closed. The studio had an eye on the duo to co-write the film since Warner Bros. closed a deal with […]
The Rock’s humorous post about parenting isn’t funny to everyone.
The annual gathering of all the major toy manufacturers took place on Presidents Day weekend, and Yahoo Entertainment was on the scene documenting the biggest entertainment-related releases for 2019.
Margot Robbie has just signed on to portray the plastic fashion doll in the first live-action Barbie feature film.
Oscar-nominated actress Margot Robbie is attached to star in “Barbie,” Mattel’s feature film based on its globally recognized doll. Robbie is also on board to produce with Mattel president Robbie Brenner. The film was previously set up at Sony, but after the option passed, Mattel took back the rights. It’s now likely to head to […]
Olympic gymnast Laurie Hernandez used to ruin her dolls trying to make them do gymnastics. Her Barbie is fully articulated.
John Oliver rips corporations' shameless pandering in connection with International Women's Day, as well as news coverage and Vladimir Putin's speech.
What would Laverne Cox look like as a Barbie? Some fans of the transgender activist and 'Orange Is the New Black' actress have started a petition to find out.
The Netflix docuseries "The Toys That Made Us" chronicles the history of toys. So why isn't it as interesting or fun as it should be?
Barbie turns 58 years old on March 9, and the iconic doll still looks pretty fabulous. One person who would definitely agree is Barbie superfan Azusa Sakamoto, who goes by Azusa Barbie on Instagram. Azusa, 35, is absolutely obsessed with Barbie — and one visit to her Los Angeles apartment definitely proves that point.
Kim Kardashian West has been on the cover of many a magazine, but years ago, she was just a little girl flipping through the pages of Barbie. On Wednesday, the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star took her fans and followers down memory lane when she showed off her first-ever magazine debut. “You guys, my first debut was in 1988 in Barbie Magazine,” said Kardashian West, 36.
Plus-size model and activist Ashley Graham was recently honored at Glamour’s Women of the Year awards in Los Angeles, where she was presented with her very own Barbie doll. The doll’s proportions match Graham’s to a tee.
Josh Gad is going into battle for Toy Wars! The upcoming limited series for Amazon will dramatize the fierce conflict between toymakers Hasbro, the makers of G.I. Joe, Transformers, and My Little Pony, and Mattel, of Barbie fame and fortune. Gad will adapt the script from a nonfiction book about the plastic-peddling conglomerates with the help of writer Ryan Dixon, director Seth Gordon, and O.C. creator Josh Schwartz. Schwartz’s own father will be the basis for a character in the series, as Stephen Schwartz was one of Hasbro’s “Three Musketeers,” who elevated the business into the top toy company in the world.
The Olympian has two gold medals to her name, plus multiple world championships; she's gearing up for her second Olympic games later this summer in Rio – she was officially selected for the U.S. women's gymnastics Olympic team last night; and to top it all off, she now has her own Barbie doll.
Earlier this year, Mattel created a one-of-a-kind Duvernay doll as part of its collection on inspirational women in the entertainment industry. The Insider With Yahoo correspondent Keltie Knight caught up with the Selma director who opened up about the wild success of the toy. Duvernay also explained that during the creative process she wanted to make sure the doll included features that were important to her.