NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MAY 05: Issa Rae attends the SelectCon 004 panel discussion with Issa Rae at 74Wythe on May 05, 2022 in New York City.
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Issa Rae To Play A Version Of Barbie In An Upcoming Movie

Issa Rae has landed a really cool role. 

According to reports, the actress and producer will be in the upcoming film “Barbie”. She will play a version of Barbie and will star alongside Ryan Gosling and Margot Robbie, who play the roles of Barbie and Ken.

All of the details for the movie have not been revealed, but it has been rumored that the movie will also have Michael Cera, Simu Liu, and Ncuti Gatwa.

The film will have variations of Barbies and Kens from multiple ethnic backgrounds and cultures. 

Aside from starring in this film, Rae is also producing a new comedy series called “Rap Sh*t”, a series that is loosely based on the Florida rap duo, The City Girls. We also reported that she was named ambassador for the 2022 American Black Film Festival. 

The film Barbie is set to hit theaters in July 2023. 

 

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