Ryan Gosling in Talks to Play Ken Opposite Margot Robbie’s Barbie in Warner Bros. and Mattel Movie
Margot Robbie’s Barbie has seemingly found her Ken in Ryan Gosling.The two-time Oscar-nominee is in final negotiations to star in the upcoming Warner Bros.
and Mattel film, directed by Greta Gerwig, who also co-wrote the script with Noah Baumbach.Robbie also does double duty on the project; in addition to starring as the iconic Mattel doll, she’s producing the movie under her LuckyChap Entertainment banner, which is coming off an Oscar-winning run for last year’s “Promising Young Woman.” Producers on “Barbie” also include LuckyChap’s Tom Ackerley and Josey McNamara; Mattel’s Robbie Brenner and Ynon Kreiz; and David Heyman.Plans to adapt Barbie’s story for the big screen have taken on a few iterations in recent years, but when Robbie, Gerwig and Baumbach boarded the project in 2018 and 2019, respectively, things have been full steam ahead.
In July, Variety reported “Barbie” was set to start
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