Ryan Gosling came on a Thursday night show, The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon. He came for the first time on Jimmy Fallon’s show. He discussed his role as Barbie’s boyfriend, Ken in the upcoming movie named Barbie. Margot Robbie is also starring in a movie with Ryan Gosling.
Ryan Gosling’s photo as Ken got viral and broke the internet:
The director and co-writer, Greta Gerwig offered the role of Ken to Ryan Gosling. Barbie’s movie script was written by Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach. Ryan also shared in an interview that it was the best script he has ever read. Till that time he hasn’t decided to accept the role. Thinking about it he went to his backyard where he find a Ken doll.
The doll was lying in the mud with its face down next to a squished lemon. Ryan Gosling took a photo of the Ken doll and sent it to Gerwig. He said to him that “I shall be your Ken. For his story must be told.”
Earlier in the interview, Ryan Gosling’s lack of attention was also discussed. He also shared how he got surprised after seeing the reactions of people to his photo as Ken. The photo of him as a Ken got viral and broke the internet.
Ken as a character finally receives some spotlight as Ryan Gosling will play it:
Jimmy Fallon said, “As though they ever thought about Ken for a second before this. They never thought about Ken. He is an accessory and not even one of the cool ones.” Fallon further added that “Underappreciated character Ken. He was available. He stayed in the toy box.”
Fans will look forward to seeing Ken as a character finally receiving some spotlight. As before he lacked a backstory including a job and a home. Barbie, the Warner Bros. movie is all set to release on 21 July 2023.
The movie will be produced under the LuckyChap Entertainment production banner. Robbie and Tom Ackerley will produce the movie. Alongside, Mattel’s Robbie Brenner and Heyday Film’s David Heyman. Other cast members of the movie, Barbie include America Ferrera, Simu Liu, Kate McKinnon, Ariana Greenblatt, etc.