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‘It Gave Me No Other Choice’: Ryan Gosling Says His Ultra Viral Barbie Reveal Breaking the Internet is Sweet Revenge for Internet ‘Trying to Break Him for Years’

Ryan Gosling Says His Ultra Viral Barbie Reveal Breaking the Internet is Sweet Revenge for Internet Trying to Break Him for Years

Greta Gerwig’s Barbie has the internet rubbing their hands with glee. It appears, that Ryan Gosling may be one of the reasons why. Before the scheduled filming of the movie set for a 2023 release, the exclusive reveal pictures of the character-casting broke the internet. According to Ryan Gosling who has been cast in the live-action as Ken, the internet gave him “no other choice.” As we all know by now, the casting choices made for Barbie have been excellent. From Margot Robbie to Simu Liu, the internet had praises ready at hand.

Ryan Gosling as Ken in the upcoming Barbie movie.Ryan Gosling as Ken, Barbie (2023)

The actor discussed his experience filming for Barbie at the Netflix action thriller The Gray Man’s premiere. The movie has been directed by Anthony and Joe Russo. In an interview with People, he remarked, “We’ve been having so much fun making this film.

Also read: ‘That’s My Ken’: Eva Mendes Gushes Over Ryan Gosling’s Insane New Look in Barbie

Ryan Gosling’s ‘Sweet Revenge’ on The Internet

Breaking the internet is not a new affair for the beloved actor, Ryan Gosling who has starred in movies like La La Land (2016), Blade Runner 2049 (2017), and of course The Notebook (2004). However, when the reaction of the internet upon seeing the teaser of Barbie (2023) was mentioned to him, he humored:

“The internet has been trying to break me for years. It gave me no other choice.”

The actor also stated how the reaction of the fans coincides with the same joy the entire cast and crew of the live-action is experiencing. In the same interview, he professes his excitement for the future release and says, I can’t wait for the film to come out.”

Robbie and Gosling in cowboy costume for Barbie shoot.
Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling on the set of Barbie

Also read: ‘He Looks Like Her Grandpa’: Fans Are Trolling Ryan Gosling’s Ken After Margot Robbie’s Viral Barbie Photos Break the Internet

Ryan Gosling starrer ‘The Gray Man’ to release soon

the Gray Man Premiere
The cast of The Gray Man at Netflix’s Los Angeles Premiere

Besides showing his elation for Greta Gerwig’s brilliance, the actor talked about his upcoming release, The Gray Man, a 2009 novel by Mark Greaney of the same name, adapted for the screen by Anthony and Joe Russo. The film stars actors like Dhanush, Ana de Armas, Chris Evans, and Regé-Jean Page among others.

Watch the trailer here:

When asked about this upcoming endeavor, Ryan Gosling claimed that since Evans had already collaborated with Anthony and Joseph Russo, he initially felt out-of-the-loop on the set. He added on and said that the environment while shooting the film was friendly, inclusive, and “inherently collaborative.

The film is set to release on July, 22nd only on Netflix.

Source: People

Written by Debdipta Bhattacharya

Always having had a deep fascination for content creation and pop-culture, Debdipta joined as a writer at FandomWire in 2022. Currently pursuing an undergraduate Mass Communication degree, Debdipta enjoys the intricacies of cinema and film-making, with a year of screenwriting experience to account for. Besides her knack for writing, she's also an avid reader, a connoisseur of music across all genres, and a die-hard fan of Charlie Kaufman.