June 6, 2023

No person — not Ryan Gosling, Margot Robbie, or Hollywood execs — ever thought their highly-anticipated Barbie film would ever be carried out.

Nonetheless, as soon as it was lastly really in manufacturing after a few years and many alternative iterations – the movie is out on July 21 – Margot, Ryan, and writer-director Greta Gerwig went all in and absolutely immersed themselves into Barbie Land.

In a brand new cowl story for Vogue the place she talks all issues Barbie, regardless of how little remains to be recognized of the plot itself, Margot gave candid perception into what it was like filming the film, and even the curious presents she and Ryan gave one another to assist themselves greatest get into their Barbie and Ken characters.

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The brand new interview not solely reveals the makings of Barbie, however the preparation for it, together with the envy-inducing, posh sleep over Greta hosted for the Barbies (which embody Dua Lipa, Issa Rae, Emma Mackey, Nicola Coughlan, and others) on the Claridge’s Lodge in London forward of filming.

Retaining within the theme of “She’s every part… he is Ken,” the Kens (Ryan, Simu Liu, Scott Evans) had been invited to cease by, however to not sleep over, and when Ryan could not make it, he made certain that his presence could be recognized nonetheless. The outlet reviews that in lieu of stopping by, the actor “despatched a singing telegram within the type of an older Scottish man in a kilt who performed bagpipes and delivered the speech from Braveheart.”

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The transfer on his behalf appears to have impressed a slew of funky gift-giving between the co-stars, and Ryan additionally shared with Vogue how Margot helped him get into his Ken character by each day presents not from her, however from Barbie herself to Ken particularly.

“She left a pink current with a pink bow, from Barbie to Ken, day by day whereas we had been filming,” he revealed, explaining: “They had been all beach-related. Like puka shells, or an indication that claims ‘Pray for surf.’ As a result of Ken’s job is simply seashore.”

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He added: “I’ve by no means fairly discovered what which means. However I felt like she was making an attempt to assist Ken perceive, by these presents that she was giving.”

Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling film new scenes for 'Barbie' in Venice California. 27 Jun 2022. © MEGA
Margot and Ryan movie new scenes for Barbie’ in Venice Seaside

They appeared to have labored, and of Ryan’s efficiency as Ken, Margot declared it is “the best model of Ryan Gosling ever placed on display screen.”

Ryan himself was way more laissez-faire concerning the function, and admitted to the outlet: “Ken wasn’t actually on my bucket listing. However in equity, I haven’t got a bucket listing. So I believed I would give it a shot.”

Ken and Ken face off in Barbie Land
Ken and Ken face off in Barbie Land

He had beforehand confessed whereas on the Warner Bros. panel at CinemaCon that: “I solely knew Ken from afar,” and that: “I did not know Ken from inside, and if I am being actually trustworthy, I doubted my Kenergy,” nonetheless, he stated: ” I did not see it, however Margot and Greta, they conjured this out of me one way or the other.”

He added: “It was like I used to be residing my life after which someday I used to be bleaching my hair, shaving my legs, carrying bespoke neon outfits, and rollerblading down Venice Seaside.”

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