Kaluuya will produce the project along with Rowan Riley and Amandla Crichlow as well as David Carrico, Adam Paulsen and Bobby Hoppey for Valparaiso ( Sound of Silence ) via his newly established 59% banner. Kevin McKeon will oversee Mattel. There is no studio connected to the project.
"Barney was an omnipresent character in many of our childhoods, then he disappeared into the shadows, was misunderstood," said Kaluuya Hero and see if his message of, "I love you, you love me" the test of
"Working with Daniel Kaluuya will allow us to pursue a completely new approach to Barney will surprise audiences and undermine expectations," added Robbie Brenner of Mattel Films "The project will address the nostalgia of the brand in a way that appeals to adults while entertaining today's children."
"Barney is a dinosaur out of our imagination, and we can not wait, 'I love you keep loving me, "said Carrico of Valparaiso Pictures.
Barney will join other Mattel properties currently listed as Feat These include Hot Wheels, Masters of the Universe and Barbie. The latter is based at Warner Bros. and is staffed by Margot Robbie, Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach.