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The Official ‘Barbie’ Screenplay Book Is Out Now: Read Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach’s Intro (Exclusive)

Hot off the success of the Barbie movie, Mattel and Warner Bros. are releasing the official Barbie movie screenplay, as written by Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach. Published by Faber & Faber, the Barbie screenplay is now available as a paperback book that features an exclusive introduction from Gerwig and Baumbach, and eight pages of […]

“We Wanted to Paint With the Light and Write With the Camera”: The THR Cinematographer Roundtable

“I think it was a voice from the wider audience telling us that people wanted to go to the cinemas again and people wanted to join in with an event,” says Oppenheimer cinematographer Hoyte van Hoytema of the summer’s Barbenheimer phenomenon. Rodrigo Prieto, who lensed Greta Gerwig’s Barbie as well as Martin Scorsese’s Killers of […]

Critics Choice Awards: America Ferrera Will Receive SeeHer Award

Just when it looked like it wasn’t possible for Barbie to be any more in the spotlight at the 29th Critics Choice Awards on Jan. 14, 2024, which it heads into with a record-setting 18 nominations, along comes the news that the film will also be guaranteed at least one special moment at the podium. […]

Mattel’s Robbie Brenner Knows ‘Barbie’ Is a “Unicorn” That May Never Be Topped. She Still Has a Slate to Build

Mattel headquarters, in El Segundo, is some three freeways removed from the heart of Hollywood. It shares a parking lot with a DoubleTree, and the headquarters is across the road, but given the hold that Barbie has on the entertainment industry, it might as well be the center of the universe. Inside, Hot Wheels […]

‘There’s Still Tomorrow’: The Italian Box Office Success Sparking Discussion About Domestic Violence

There’s Still Tomorrow, the new film that has just passed Greta Gerwig’s Barbie to become the most-watched movie in Italy this year, opens on a domestic scene. Delia, played by actress-turned-director Paola Cortellesi, wakes up next to her husband, Ivano (Valerio Mastandrea). “Buongiorno!” she says, brightly. Without a word, he slaps her. Hard. Then, as […]

Greta Gerwig Says Ryan Gosling Envisioned a “Mink Ballet” During “I’m Just Ken” in ‘Barbie’

Greta Gerwig is giving further insight into “I’m Just Ken,” one of the many hit songs from her record-breaking film, Barbie. During an appearance on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, the three-time Oscar nominee shared that Ryan Gosling, who plays Ken in the box office sensation, originally envisioned a battle between him and his […]

Billion-Dollar Blockbuster ‘Barbie’ Is Now Streaming Online — And in American Sign Language

Greta Gerwig's record-breaking film starring Margot Robbie as Barbie and Ryan Gosling as Ken is also on sale when you buy it on DVD or Blu-ray — plus, shop the best movie-inspired gifts.

‘Barbie,’ ‘Oppenheimer’ Among Most Googled Movies Globally in 2023

In a multi-screen digital world, Google’s search world has become increasingly key to marketing movies to a worldwide audience — especially in the run-up to opening weekends. With Barbie and Oppenheimer making waves at the multiplex last summer, Barbenheimer had an unsurprisingly ripple effect for both tentpoles — as they topped the Google Trends table […]

The 10 Best Albums of 2023

From behind-the-scenes hitmakers stepping into the spotlight to a glitter bomb of a soundtrack and a double dose of rap genius, THR’s senior music editor picks his favorites.

Timothee Chalamet Says He Still Doesn’t Know What His Scrapped ‘Barbie’ Cameo Would Have Been

Timothée Chalamet has revealed that he still doesn’t know the Barbie cameo that director Greta Gerwig had planned for him. The Wonka star stopped by The Tonight Show Wednesday night to talk about his latest movie, where he portrays the legendary chocolatier, but he also discussed the cameo that never happened. Chalamet said initially “there […]

Talent Behind ‘Barbie,’ ‘Oppenheimer’ Among American Cinematheque Crafts Honorees 

Talent behind movies including Barbie, Oppenheimer and Maestro are among the honorees for the American Cinematheque’s third annual “Tribute to the Crafts,” which will be held Jan. 19 at the newly renovated Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood. The event — which will be co-hosted by producers and American Cinematheque board members Franklin Leonard and Paula Wagner […]

Greta Gerwig Named Cannes Jury President for 2024

Greta Gerwig is hitting the Croisette. The Barbie helmer, fresh off her first-ever best director nomination at the Golden Globes (Gerwig’s $1.4 billion toy-to-screen blockbuster picked up a total of nine Golden Globe noms), has been confirmed as the jury president for the 2024 Cannes International Film Festival. “A heroine of our modern times, Greta […]