It hasn’t even been released commercially yet, but there’s little doubt about that Barbie it will be a great success. the upcoming movie live action about the Mattel doll of the same name, played here by Margot Robbie, has been a hot topic on social media for months; He star power and the character’s popularity are creating huge audiences, and early box office projections suggest the film could gross up to $100 million in its first weekend in the United States alone. So, of course, from a business perspective, it wouldn’t be surprising if Warner Bros. Pictures were already thinking about how to achieve more success with the same franchise as, say, a movie. spin off Ryan Gosling’s Ken.
It was reported this week that Warner is reportedly “in development” on a solo film about Barbie’s eternal love, starring Gosling. The rumor comes from insider Daniel Richtman, who shared the information exclusively for his Patreon community (via world of roles).
of the rumour spin off around Ken, so far there are no further details. It’s not even clear if director and screenwriter Greta Gerwig is to blame Barbie– would be involved in any way, or if another filmmaker would take charge of the project.
Obviously, it’s too early to speculate as to what this hypothetical Gosling-starring film might be about. We don’t know what place it would occupy in the franchise’s chronology, and assume it takes place after the events of BarbieKen’s ultimate goal on this tape – in which he decides to travel to the real world with his girlfriend – is still unknown to us.
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It is worth remembering that Gosling’s performance was one of the most praised aspects of Barbie, according to reports from test projections. Some called it one of the Canadian comedian’s finest performances, even considering it’s award-winning material.
Except for a potential spin off by Ken starring Ryan Gosling is also beginning to generate interest as to whether there will be a sequel to the film Barbie. A few days ago, businessman Ynon Kreiz, CEO of Mattel, expressed the wish that there would actually be more cassettes of the famous doll. And at the same time, Margot Robbie admitted that there are already first negotiations about a sequel (via).
Barbie will be released in Mexican cinemas on July 20, 2023, the first New Age feature film from Mattel Films and certainly not the last. The production house of the popular toy brand is currently planning to broadcast 45 films live action inspired by their intellectual property. Come in HERE to learn more about some of the officially announced projects.