The not yet green lit live action Barbie movie starring Margot Robbie at the titular character, may have found its Ken!
Sources at Deadline report that Ryan Gosling is in final negotiations to play the iconic Mattel character in Warner Bros’ movie centered on the classic doll line. Greta Gerwig is directing the pic, with Robbie playing the titular role.
Its been said that due to Gosling’s busy schedule, he initially passed on playing the part, but as pre-production dragged out and Warner Bros. remained persistent with him being their only choice, an opening in his schedule appeared, allowing him to sign on.
Plot details are unknown at this time, but we do know that Robbie is producing the film under her LuckyChap Entertainment production banner along with LuckyChap’s Tom Ackerley, Mattel’s Robbie Brenner and David Heyman. LuckyChap’s Josey McNamara and Mattel’s Ynon Kreiz are executive producers.