Issa Rae attended the World Premiere of “Barbie” at Shrine Auditorium and Expo Hall on July 09, 2023 in Los Angeles, California. Rae portrays President Barbie in the upcoming film, a human character who encounters Barbie in the real world.
Rae serves as the executive producer of HBO’s “Project Greenlight,” a reality docuseries that gives ambitious filmmakers an opportunity to direct a feature with distribution. She is also the co-creator of HBO’s “Insecure” and “Rap Sh!t,” which has been renewed for a second season.
“Barbie” sees Mattel’s famous doll on a journey from Barbieland to the real world. The film, which debuts in theaters on July 21, features an ensemble cast including Margot Robbie, Ryan Gosling, Will Ferrell, Emma Mackey, Dua Lipa, Hari Nef, Simu Liu and Ncuti Gatwa. The movie’s soundtrack is just as star-studded, featuring tracks from Charli XCX, Tame Impala, Ice Spice, Lizzo and Haim.