However when you thought you had been pumped about director Greta Gerwig’s imaginative and prescient for the enduring Mattel doll, relaxation assured that nobody is extra excited than Eva Mendes.
The usually press-averse star, who shares two daughters with Gosling, has been unusually vocal about her help for the movie, significantly relating to the underwear her longtime companion wears as Ken.
“I mentioned, ‘Can I please have that underwear? Please! I by no means ask for something,’” a laughing Mendes informed CBS’s “The Discuss” co-hosts on a latest episode. “So, anyway, I do have it. I’m carrying it proper now.”
The first look at Gosling as Barbie’s paramour was launched earlier this month, that includes the actor in all his shirtless glory carrying a cut-off denim vest and his personal Ken-branded briefs, which apparently at the moment are in Mendes’ possession.
“Effectively to begin with, I noticed the picture and the 14-year-old in me was like, ‘Ahhh,’” she mentioned. “It’s a humorous picture and he’s attempting to be humorous. So, it labored on all ranges.”
“There was one thing concerning the picture that sparked my, you recognize, that little teenage…” she continued.
Whereas Mendes is onboard with Gosling’s new position, she playfully addressed the critics of his transformation on-line, including, “Folks do know he’s not enjoying an actual particular person, proper? He’s enjoying a pretend particular person!”
Mendes had a equally enthusiastic response to Gosling’s transformation when it was first unveiled on Instagram.
Aside from Gosling and Robbie, who stars within the title position and produces the movie, “Barbie” additionally options actors Kate McKinnon, Alexandra Shipp, Michael Cera, America Ferrera, Ncuti Gatwa, Simu Liu, Issa Rae, Hari Nef and Will Ferrell.
Robbie inspired followers not count on to a standard story concerning the character, which she admitted “comes with a variety of baggage and a variety of nostalgic connections”
“However with that come a variety of thrilling methods to assault it,” Robbie informed British Vogue final yr. “Folks usually hear ‘Barbie’ and assume, ‘I do know what that film goes to be,’ after which they hear that Greta Gerwig is writing and directing it, they usually’re like, ’Oh, effectively, perhaps I don’t…’”
Written by Gerwig and companion, Noah Baumbach, “Barbie” is ready to hit theaters July 21, 2023.