This movie is shaping up to beryllium integrative fantastic.
Ryan Gosling is successful last negotiations to play Ken successful the forthcoming “Barbie” film, sources person told Deadline.
The “Notebook” hunk, 40, would beryllium getting dolled up to play the iconic Mattel quality other Margot Robbie, 31, who has signed connected to play the starring woman successful the live-action Warner Bros. movie.
Gosling has not spoken publically astir the negotiations, but helium purportedly passed connected the relation initially, citing his engaged schedule. However, workplace execs believed Gosling was the “only choice” to play Ken, according to Deadline, and persistently pursued him.
Now, Gosling is reportedly acceptable to motion connected the dotted line, with filming scheduled to get underway astatine the opening of adjacent year.
Indie movie directors Greta Gerwig (“Lady Bird,” “Little Women”) and her partner, Noah Baumbach (“Marriage Story,” “The Squid and the Whale”), person written the script, meaning the movie volition apt beryllium a quirky mentation of Barbie and Ken’s fictitious emotion story.
Gosling’s casting arsenic Ken could spot him strip-off on-screen, showing disconnected his ripped assemblage — conscionable arsenic helium did successful the fashionable 2011 rom-com “Crazy, Stupid, Love.”
Fans took to societal media to stock their excitement astatine the news, with one idiosyncratic cooing: “If a movie has Ryan Gosling, I volition beryllium watching it. Ryan Gosling for the triumph 100%.”
Another shared side-by-side photos of Gosling and Ken, stating: “The resemblance is uncanny.”
Robbie was archetypal linked to the “Barbie” movie astir 3 years ago erstwhile her casting was announced backmost successful January 2019.
The movie has faced aggregate delays, owed to conflicting schedules and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Meanwhile, Gosling volition adjacent beryllium seen connected screens successful the enactment thriller “The Gray Man.”
The begetter of 2 volition play a CIA operative successful the big-budget Netflix movie, which reportedly cost a whopping $200 cardinal to make. Chris Evans besides stars successful the blockbuster and recently shared photos of bruises helium sustained connected the set.