There will be numerous Ken and Barbie variations in Greta Gerwig and Margot Robbie’s upcoming Barbie film, it has been verified after much speculation. multiple iterations of Ken will be played by Ryan Gosling, Simu Liu, Kingsley Ben-Adir, Ncuti Gatwa, and Scott Evans, while multiple Barbies will be portrayed by Dua Lipa, Emma Mackey, Alexandra Shipp, Kate McKinnon, Hari Nef, and others. In a lighthearted twist, while the Ken actors portray different characters, each Barbie actor portrays a different occupation.
The recently released character posters also indicate that Michael Cera will play Allan, Will Ferrell will play a Mattel CEO, and Helen Mirren will play the movie’s narrator. The Barbie movie’s storyline is unknown, but it is assumed to follow Robbie and Ryan Gosling’s characters as they make their way through the real world after stumbling out of their fantastical world. The pair came to public notice the previous year after filming Barbie scenes near Venice Beach.
Here is a complete list of who’s playing whom in Barbie.
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