SEE THE PICS: Ken ya believe it? It's Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling as Barbie and Ken

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Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling in the hotly anticipated Barbie flick. (PHOTO: magazinefeatures.co.za/Instagram@wbpictures)
Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling in the hotly anticipated Barbie flick. (PHOTO: magazinefeatures.co.za/Instagram@wbpictures)

Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling were spotted all dolled-up as Barbie and Ken on the Los Angeles set of the upcoming live-action Barbie film.

The Oscar-nominated stars looked sensational with the Australian actress showing off her figure in a hot pink Lycra catsuit and her co-star decked out as a cowboy in a classic Western-style shirt and cowboy hat.

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Margot Robbie was seen exiting her trailer on the Los Angeles set of the movie. (PHOTO: magazinefeatures.co.za)
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Ryan Gosling in character as Ken, walking around the set with a cowboy hat on. (PHOTO: magazinefeatures.co.za)

In an image released on studio Warner Bros' social media sites, the Notebook actor can be seen with Ken’s trademark bleached blond quiff, a bright orange spray tan and, of course, a toned six-pack.

While Ryan didn't comment on the pic, his long-time partner, actress Eva Mendes, didn't hold back, writing, “So. F. Funny. So. F. Good. So F excited for you to see this…#Thatsmyken.”

The movie is due for release in cinemas next year, and while Margot (31) and Ryan (41) are billed as the leads, it’s been rumoured there will be different versions of Barbie and Ken, with one Barbie said to be portrayed by Issa Rae while another might be played by Hari Nef. 

Marvel’s Simu Liu and the newest Doctor Who, Ncuti Gatwa, are also said be playing other Kens.

Will Ferrell and Rhea Perlman are among the star-studded cast, along with British actress Emma Mackey of Sex Education fame as Skipper, Barbie’s younger sister.

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British actress Emma Mackey, who starred in the hit Netflix series Sex Education, plays Barbie's younger sister, Skipper. (PHOTO: Gallo Images/Getty Images)

The film is directed by acclaimed actress turned filmmaker Greta Gerwig, who helmed 2017’s Lady Bird and 2019’s Little Women, both of which were Oscar-nominated for Best Picture. 

Asked why she took the role, Margot – whose credits include Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, The Suicide Squad and The Wolf of Wall Street – told Variety she thinks, “It’s a great opportunity to put some positivity out in the world and a chance to be aspirational for younger kids."

This isn't Barbie's first appearance on the big screen. She's inspired 43 previous productions from Barbie in the Nutcracker (2001) to Netflix’s recent release, Barbie: Big City, Big Dreams (2021), as well as the TV series, Barbie's Dream House.

Sources: dailymail.co.uk, variety.com, Instagram

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