Margot Robbie is a Barbie girl in a Barbie world—and now Ryan GoslingShe is having great fun with her plastic friends!

On Friday, Oct. 22, CelebHomes News confirmed that the Oscar nominee is in final negotiations to play the iconic Mattel character known as Ken in Warner Bros’ upcoming movie centered on Barbie. 

Deadline first reported the news that Ryan initially declined to play the role due to his busy schedule. After pre-production took much longer than expected, and the studio was persistent, Ryan saw an opening in his schedule.

Ryan isn’t yet officially signed the dotted line, but he and his character are very close at winning the heart of Barbie, played Margot.

At press time, the plot details of the film are still being kept secret. According to Deadline, however, Greta GerwigThe film could start shooting in 2022. She’s also cowriting the script with her partner. Noah Baumbach.