‘Barbie’ Movie Goes Viral For Ryan Gosling’s Image As Ken, Here’s When The Movie Hits In Theaters
Actor Ryan Gosling is in fashion Twitter Inc. TWTR this week. But the actor isn’t trending for a comment he made or a current movie he’s starring in, but a photo of the actor as an iconic toy brand has the internet buzzing.
What happened: An image of Gosling playing the famous Ken doll from the Barbie franchise has the internet talking about the upcoming ‘Barbie’ movie.
Gosling is presented in a faded sleeveless denim jacket and jeans. The actor also has blonde hair and eight-pack abs.
The first image of Gosling as Ken was shared this week and sheds light on the upcoming film by Warner Bros. Discovery Inc. WBD and Mattel Inc. CARPET.
movie stars Margot Robbie like Barbie and also features Will Ferrell, America Ferrera, Kate McKinnon, Michael Cera, Issa Rae and Sim Liu. An image of Robbie as Barbie was released earlier this year.
Related Link: Mattel Reclaims the Rights to Frozen and Disney Princess: Why Investors Are Cheering
Why it matters: Along with the pic, the movie got an official release date.
“Barbie” will be released in theaters on July 21, 2023.
The film was previously in preparation with Sony Corp Group SONY before ending up at Warner Bros.
Strong interest in the film and the characters could help boost sales of Barbie, the iconic toy brand owned by Mattel.
MAT Price Action: Mattel stock closed down 3.29% at $21.46 on Thursday.
Photo: Courtesy of Warner Bros. Discovery