Barbie is Greta Gerwig’s next film, an ambitious production that is already being awaited not only by fans of the director, but also by followers of Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling. now through New York Times It is reported that the aforementioned protagonists will not be the only ones who will play Barbie and Ken in the film; other actors will also take on the same roles. It seems that the tape will come with some surprises.
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Gerwig is known for her work as a director on Lady Bird – 97% and Little Women – 94%. Although he has a seemingly short career, his talents have been praised over and over again in the press and at award ceremonies; he very soon he will be back with Barbie next to Margot Y Ryanbut his story of the famous Mattel doll will be more revolutionary than we expect.
According to the journalist Kyle Buchananhonorary member of Times who is currently reporting from Cannes, Barbie will not only be performed by margot robbiealso by Issa Rae (whom we’ll soon hear in Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse – Part One) and Hari Nef (known from Assassination Nation – 68%), actresses who will embody alternate versions of the iconic character. This, without a doubt, will give a diverse and fresh touch to the plot.
On the other hand, Ryan Gosling It won’t be Barbie’s only Ken either, as Simu Liu and Ncuti Gatwa have also joined the cast to take on the role. While the former became world famous last year thanks to his starring role in Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings- 95%, the second stands out for his performance in Sex Education – 100%, the successful Netflix youth series.
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The information provided by New York Times offers no explanation as to why there will be so many Barbies and Kens in the movie. Gerwig; The truth is that it is not a multiverse of madness, that concept that has been present in social networks in recent days and that has long monopolized some of the largest IPs in the entertainment industry.
A few weeks ago the first image of margot robbie like Barbie. In the content we see the actress with a hairstyle and clothing that reminds us a lot of her doll; we also see her in a pink car, very appropriate if we remember the Mattel accessories. The film’s script was written by Greta and Noah Baumbach, her husband. At the moment a definitive release date has not been announced, but it is known that it will arrive at some point in late 2023.
The most recent movie margot robbie It was The Suicide Squad 91%, belonging to the DC Extended Universe and in which she plays Harley Quinn; Although its box office success was not as remarkable, the fans were satisfied with the result. A Ryan Gosling We haven’t seen it in theaters since First Man on the Moon – 90%, a 2018 film that won the critics for being a remarkable chronicle of one of the greatest efforts of humanity in the last century. Barbie marks the return of Gosling after a long period of absence and it is clear that his fans are more excited than ever, especially those who are literally him.
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