July 27, 2021

Lily Collins to star in live-action Polly Pocket movie

We have no doubt that Hollywood loves to beat us in nostalgia, because a lot of projects are coming to the door that will take us back to when we were little. And to achieve this, what better way than to use some of the toys that we loved in those years, and we are sure that this news will excite many girls who played with Polly Pockets because a movie is being cooked about these dolls.

It is no secret to anyone that companies are looking to get the most out of all their franchises and Mattel is no exception. We recently saw the trailer for the new series of Masters of the Universe on Netflix (if you haven’t checked it, HERE we leave it to you), but That is not the only line of toys from our childhood that will have a film or television adaptation, they are planning a Barbie movie with Margot Robbie, Hot Wheels, American Girl and UNO.

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Very soon we will see the live-action of Polly Pocket

However, now he left us with the square eye that They want to bring the Polly Pocket to the big screen Y The one in charge of starring in the film will be Lily Collins herself. In accordance with Entertainment Weekly, the actress we recently saw in Emily in Paris will be in a live-action movie of these dolls written, directed and produced by Lena Dunham, creator of the series Girls the HBO.

According to the same source, the director said that she is happy to work together with Mattel Films, MGM and Collins. But not only that, but he also stated that she loves the idea of ​​taking these dolls to the movies because for her they represented something very important when she was little, And now she wants to deliver a fun and motivating story for today’s girls:

“Polly Pocket was responsible for countless hours of childish escapism for me. It gave me a little world of magic and autonomy to narrate, so it’s quite poetic to address these same ideas now as a director. I am delighted to bring both my love for this historic property and my deep belief that young women need smart, playful movies that speak to them without condescension. ”

Lilly Collins to star in live-action Polly Pocket movie

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Lily Collins said being in this movie is a dream

For her part, Lily Collins –who will be the co-producer as well as the protagonist– stated that she is excited about the idea of ​​working on this film and promises to give a new approach to these dolls that have been on the market for more than 30 years: “As a child who was obsessed with Polly Pocket, this is a true dream come true and I can’t wait to bring these little toys to the big screen in a fun, modern way.”.

So far they have not mentioned what the plot of the tape will be, but they stated that the story will follow a girl and a pocket woman who form a friendship. As we mentioned before, the production is carried out by MGM – a company that Amazon recently bought – Although they did not reveal a release plan for the film, it’s likely to be released on Amazon Prime Video, but it only remains to wait for more details to be confirmed.

Lily Collins to star in live-action Polly Pocket movie

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