Ryan Gosling has been in the industry for a while now. The actor used to be a part of Disney when he was thirteen. Over the years, Gosling, with his plethora of roles, has defined fluidity. From playing a neo-Nazi in The Believer, a passionate lover in The Notebook, Mr. Armstrong in First Man, a struggling jazz player in La La Land, and most recently, a CIA agent in Netflix’s The Gray Man, Gosling chooses the most versatile characters.
ryan gosling as ken… i see the vision i really do pic.twitter.com/RgYVVLmaSK
— irene 🎈 (@jesperfection) December 16, 2022
Therefore, when he chose to play the role of Ken, or should we say Ken chose him, considering Gosling looks like a spitting image of Barbie’s boyfriend himself, fans were not very surprised. But in an interview with THR, the BAFTA-winning actor opened up about a dream he could achieve only by playing Ken in Barbie.
Ryan Gosling reveals the dream that made him choose Ken
The Barbie movie, much like the doll herself in the short teaser, has wreaked havoc. From fans buying tickets to Avatar: The Way of Water just to see the teaser in theatres to constantly lying awake thinking of how perfect Gosling is as Ken in Barbie, without releasing much, Barbie has managed to become the trendiest thing online. Much in sync with the doll, it is about. And Ryan Gosling is the happiest when he is playing Ken.
margot robbie as "barbie" and ryan gosling as "ken" behind the scenes of 'barbie' pic.twitter.com/4wsvVTZBbX
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The actor expressed his delight to be able to share Ken’s side of the story. Furthermore, Gosling has more often than not stuck only to doing realistic roles, which is why neither Gosling nor fans can wait to see the magic that unfolds with Greta Gerwig’s Barbie.
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Apart from the brilliant script, director, and cast, Ryan Gosling revealed another reason for doing the flick. While speaking to THR during the premiere of The Gray Man, the actor said, “I’ve always wanted to make a character that would make people go out for Halloween as.”
All I need is Ryan Gosling as Ken 👄 pic.twitter.com/sMyhrkeUCc
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This proves to be true. Although the actor has the most versatile set of characters that he has played, none are suitable for dressing up as during Halloween. And picking the role of Ken just broke this curse for the actor. Moreover, 2022 saw numerous couples wearing their neon outfits to dress up as Barbie and Ken. The romantic comedy movie does not release until 2023, yet we are waiting with bated breaths.
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