Link Tank: First Look at Margot Robbie as Barbie

Barbie has arrived, Don't Worry Darling is getting steamy, The Batman has a sequel coming, and more in Link Tank!

Margot Robbie as Barbie
Photo: Warner Bros. Pictures

The first image of Margot Robbie as Barbie in Greta Gerwig’s 2023 film has been revealed, and it looks suitably pink.

“Warner Bros. announced this week at CinemaCon that Barbie, the forthcoming live-action rom-com based on the Mattel fashion doll series, will be released in theaters on July 21, 2023. Tied to the announcement, the company also unveiled a first-look photo of Margot Robbie as the multi-hyphenate fashionista smiling behind the wheel of her hot pink convertible.”

Read more at Polygon

A new look at Olivia Wilde’s Don’t Worry Darling was shown at CinemaCon, and people are already comparing the film to classics like The Matrix and The Truman Show.

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“Those clamoring for more middle adult fare in movie theaters will have their fill with Olivia Wilde’s upcoming 1950s thriller, Don’t Worry DarlingWarner Bros. CinemaCon session showed off the first trailer for the New Line movie which stars Florence Pugh as a housewife named Alice, living with her hubby Jack, played by Harry Styles, who are employed by an enigmatic operation known as the Victory project; which is expected to change the world as we know it.”

Read more at Deadline

Do you miss Schitt’s Creek? If so, here are some of the most delightful episodes the sitcom had to offer.

“While I was sick as a dog these past couple of weeks, I finally got around to binging all 6 seasons of Schitt’s Creek. My only takeaway is, why didn’t I do this sooner? In an age of television and streaming bloat, Schitt’s Creek is a rare gem of a show that manages to be both endlessly watchable AND just really goddamn good.”

Read more at The Mary Sue

Shocker, The Batman is getting a sequel.

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The Batman is back, man. At CinemaCon 2022, Warner Bros. and director Matt Reeves just announced that this year’s hit DC adaptation will be getting a sequel. Reeves and star Robert Pattinson are confirmed to return but no other news was given. ‘I’m excited to jump back in for another chapter,’ Reeves said, promising more news at a CinemaCon to come.”

Read more at Gizmodo

Warner Brothers will no longer produce scripted content for its networks like TNT and TBS.

“Last week, Warner Bros. Discovery announced that it is shutting down the CNN+ streaming service after only one month, the first major policy move by the newly merged corporation and an apparent foreshadowing of its desire to make its transition into one big company as violent as possible. On that note, Variety is now reporting that Warner Bros. Discovery has decided to completely stop developing new scripted shows for both TNT and TBS, seemingly putting their existing scripted shows in a precarious position. What does it tell you about the future of Snowpiercer, for example, if the network it’s on is getting out of the ‘original series’ business?”

Read more at The A.V. Club

Justin Lin, the director of multiple films in the Fast and Furious franchise, is stepping down from directing Fast X.

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“Justin Lin is no longer directing Fast X, but will remain attached to the film as a producer. According to reports, he stepped down from his duties as director just a few days after production for the 10th Fast & Furious film began, supposedly due to creative differences.”

Read more at HypeBeast