Ryan Gosling: Warner has revealed the look of Ryan Gosling in the role of Ken in Barbie, a film starring Margot Robbie. In the film adaptation of the famous Mattel doll, directed and scripted by Greta Gerwig (Lady Bird: Time to Fly), the actor appears with an aesthetic inspired by the 1980s, with blonde/platinum hair, an open jacket and wearing underwear with his name stamped on it.
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The image is the second official release of the long-awaited and mysterious attraction, followed by a photo of Robbie in his classic pink convertible car. Plot details are still scarce, but it is speculated that the title features different versions of the two characters.
The cast will also include Will Ferrell, Simu Liu, America Ferrera, Kate McKinnon, Kingsley Ben-Adir, Emma Mackey, Ariana Greenblatt, Alexandra Shipp, Issa Rae, Rhea Perlman and Michael Cera.
The film will be the first live-action version of Barbie, after a series of attempts to bring the toy story to the screen, and is currently undergoing recordings. The release is confirmed to take place in theaters on July 21, 2023.