Ryan Gosling Goes Bare-Chested, Embraces Drama in “Barbie” Anthemic Track, “Just Ken”
In the recent teaser for “Barbie,” Ryan Gosling unleashes his vocal prowess, captivating fans with his character’s musical performance in the song “Just Ken.” The film’s soundtrack hosts an impressive roster. Listen to more of the songs here.
Gosling isn’t a stranger to the world of music. He was part of the iconic children’s program “Mickey Mouse Club” during the 90s, where he shared the stage with pop sensations Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake. Additionally, Gosling’s stellar performance in the 2017 musical film “La La Land” earned him an Academy Award nomination.
In “Just Ken,” Gosling lets loose his inner balladeer, the rock-tinted performance infused with fiery guitar riffs courtesy of Guns and Roses’ renowned guitarist, Slash.
Gosling, surrounded by fellow “Kens,” infuses the music video with a playful yet satirical edge, echoing the approach Blink 182 adopted with their take on 90s boy bands. Watch the video below:
What’s your verdict on Ryan Gosling’s musical performance in the song “Just Ken”? And talks are already underway for a sequel to The Barbie.
Ryan Gosling is a Canadian actor and musician known for his roles in films like “The Notebook,” “La La Land,” and “Blade Runner 2049”. He started his career on the Disney Channel’s “Mickey Mouse Club” alongside future pop stars Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake. Gosling is also a musician and was part of the indie rock band Dead Man’s Bones.
The “Mickey Mouse Club” was an American television show that aired intermittently from 1955 to 1996. The show had several successful alumni, including Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, Justin Timberlake, and Ryan Gosling.
The film “La La Land,” directed by Damien Chazelle, is a critically acclaimed musical drama about a jazz pianist and an aspiring actress who meet and fall in love in Los Angeles. Gosling was nominated for an Academy Award for his performance in this film.