One thing’s for sure: Ryan Gosling is one of the hottest actors in Hollywood, especially now, thanks to his participation in the film Barbie, released in July of this year. In this masterpiece directed by Greta Gerwig (Frances Ha), Gosling brings to life the Ken doll, Barbie’s romantic partner, and delivers a fun, exciting and surprising performance, as noted by many audiences and critics.
In Barbie, what attracted a lot of attention was the physique of Gosling, who, at 42, appeared on the screen with a very attractive image by Hollywood standards (as we well know, Shouldn’t be that important, but are) nonetheless). However, did you know that the actor, who has starred in titles like Amor a Toda Prova (2011) and Blade Runner (2017) 2049, has already lost a role due to being labeled “too fat”?
Ryan Gosling almost appeared in the film Um Olhar do Paraiso
This was the case with the 2009 drama and suspense film Um Olhar do Paraíso, directed by Peter Jackson, best known for leading the Lord of the Rings franchise in cinema. It was revealed that Gosling was set to play Jack Salmon, one of the protagonists of the story, but, days before the feature began production, Gosling was dropped from the team for being overweight.,
according to website hollywood reporterThe Barbie actor lost his spot in Um Olhar do Paraíso because he appeared 27 kg bigger than Jackson’s fantasy of Jack Salmon. details are Gosling intentionally gained extra pounds, as he envisioned the character that way., However, he did not anticipate that Jackson did not want him that way, which led to some friction between the director and the actor.
Namely, the lack of communication and compatibility of ideas led to Gosling’s dismissal. Eventually, the cast was replaced by another big name in Hollywood: Mark Wahlberg, who starred alongside and starred in the likes of Rachel Weisz, Saoirse Ronan, Susan Sarandon, Stanley Tucci and Michael Imperioli.
Considering, of course, that this is Gosling’s version of the matter. According to Fran Walsh, Jackson’s wife and collaborator on his films, the Barbie actor sometimes said that he was not the right guy for Summer, explaining that he was too young for the role and did not feel comfortable enough. Was. In any case, the work was released normally and received a good response from the public and critics.