Julia Roberts and her Red Om production company has picked up the rights to turn the American Girl doll characters into a full length movie, along side Walden Media.

This is the first film about the Mattel dolls, which were created in 1986. It will be based on Kit Kittredge, the American Girl character who endures hardships growing up during the Great Depression, reports Variety.

American Girl has no production schedule.

Cinemark Movie Club