The first image of the Notebook star Ryan Gosling taken on the set of is the best thing you will see today!
Gosling looks as shiny as ever as Barbie’s perfect, plastic partner, donning an ‘80s-style denim vest and jeans, completing the look with white-blonde hair and boxers.
The photo follows other scraps of news about the movie, which stars Margot Robbie as Barbie. Not much is known about the plot, but Issa Rae, Michael Cera, Simu Li, Will Ferrell, Kate McKinnon and America Ferrera are also part of the cast. Barbie will be directed by Greta Gerwig.
Barbie is scheduled to hit theaters July 21, 2023.
Barbie has been in development for quite some time, initially at Sony with Anne Hathaway and Amy Schumer circling the lead role before the project segued to Warner Bros. It also features Will Ferrell, Simu Liu, America Ferrera, Kate McKinnon, Michael Cera, Issa Rae also starring. Gerwig and Noah Baumbach co-wrote the screenplay. Little is known about the plot, but given Gerwig’s track record as a director, one can expect that this won’t be your typical take on the iconic doll’s story.
Robbie is producing the film under her LuckyChap Entertainment production banner along with LuckyChap’s Tom Ackerley. Robbie Brenner also will produce through Mattel, as will David Heyman via Heyday Films. LuckyChap’s Josey McNamara and Mattel’s Ynon Kreiz are executive producers.