Who should play Barbie?

The famous doll is to star in a new live action comedy but who should take the lead role? Blake Lively? Paris Hilton? Robbie Savage...?


Barbie is coming to a screen near you. And not in doll form – this foray into cinema will see a real-life actress (or actor?) bring the famous character to life in a new comedy that Sony Pictures are hoping to begin shooting by the end of the year.


So, it got us thinking… who should step into Barbie’s immaculate, high-heeled shoes? Hollywood being Hollywood, there are plenty of glossy blonde actresses available, from Blake Lively and Amanda Seyfried to Dakota Fanning and Margot Robbie.

Or producers could opt for a less glamorous choice, say, Katie Price? Or Paris Hilton? 

There’s always original Barbie Girl songstress Lene Nystrøm of Aqua fame, or Moldovian-Ukrainian model Valeria Lukyanova, dubbed “Human Barbie” thanks to her resemblance to the famous figurine.

And if casting agents are feeling particularly left-field, they could always consider a bloke for the role. Orlando Bloom’s Legolas certainly had the blonde, flowing locks, or if they’re looking for someone au natural there’s always Chris Hemsworth or, er, Robbie Savage? 

Who do you think should play Barbie? Have your say in our poll – or if you’re favourite choice has been missed off the list, put them forward in the comments box below…