Margot Robbie will soon become the face of Barbie when she stars in the live-action film due next year. But she won’t be the only toy being adapted for the new movie. In fact, Barbie’s counterpart Ken has also been cast in the film – and he’s being played by none other than Ryan Gosling. Now fans can get their first look at Ryan Gosling in the film down below.
The picture shows Ryan Gosling shirtless with a cutoff jean jacket. What’s more, Ryan Gosling is also shown with a spray tan and bleach blonde hair. And, as one can imagine, they also took the opportunity to show off Ryan Gosling’s muscular physique.
As you can see in the new image shared by Warner Bros on Twitter:
It’s worth noting that, aside from the outfit worn by Ryan Gosling’s Ken, the location he’s standing in is also rather Barbie-esque. The pink colors stand out and really make the image synonymous with the popular Mattel toy brand. It’ll be exciting to see what else they have in store regarding these characters and their locations. There aren’t many details yet known about the film, but if the new looks we’ve had so far are any indication, it should be an exciting take on the iconic toys.
The film was directed by Greta Gerwig, who also co-wrote the film’s script with her partner Noah Baumbach. Meanwhile, Margot Robbie will also produce the film via LuckyChap along with Tom Ackerley. Mattel’s Robbie Brenner and David Heyman for Heyday Films will also produce. LuckyChap’s Josey McNamara and Mattel’s Ynon Kreiz are attached to the project as executive producers.
In addition to Margot Robbie as the titular Barbie and Ryan Gosling as Ken, the film also stars Kate McKinnon, Alexandra Shipp, America Ferrera, Simu Liu, Hari Nef, and Will Ferrell.
Fans will be able to see Margot Robbie as Barbie on the big screen next year on July 21, 2023.