"Barbie" Dropped A Behind-The-Scenes Video Of Ryan Gosling Rehearsing "I'm Just Ken," And It's So Perfect

It has been exactly one month since Barbie hit theaters, and the movie is still breaking countless box office records as people continue to flock to movie theaters to see it for the first, second, or even third time.

  Warner Bros / Via youtu.be

As of today, Barbie has grossed $1.2 billion worldwide and is about to eclipse The Super Mario Bros. Movie as the highest grossing movie of 2023. On top of that, Greta Gerwig has broken several box office records herself, becoming the highest grossing female director EVER at the domestic box office.

Greta Gerwig directing Ryan Gosling, Simu Liu and Margot Robbie
Jaap Buitendijk / Warner Bros

Barbie has not only earned critical praise (and early Oscar buzz) for Greta, but also Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling, who lead this pretty perfect movie as Barbie and Ken.

  Dale Robinette / Warner Bros
Dale Robinette / Warner Bros

Before and during the release of Barbie, anything and everything about what happened behind the scenes has been something I've loved — like how they did all of the transition scenes between Barbie Land and the Real World practically.

Behind the scenes of "Barbie"

And now, a new video showing the making of "I'm Just Ken" has been released, and this clip of Ryan rehearsing the showstopping number is going viral online.

  Warner Bros / Atlantic Records / Via youtu.be

In one particular clip making the rounds, you can see Ryan rehearsing the moment when "I'm Just Ken" turns into an homage to Singin' in the Rain, with all the Kens joining in on a huge dance number:

Ryan Gosling rehearsing his “I’m Just Ken” performance for ‘BARBIE’.(Source: https://t.co/SEg1XOzTxy) pic.twitter.com/ciCn4KZeUm

— DiscussingFilm (@DiscussingFilm) August 21, 2023

Discussing Film / Warner Bros / Atlantic Records / Via youtu.be

I'm gonna be honest, Ryan has never been hotter than in this video.

  Warner Bros / Atlantic Records / Via youtu.be

And everyone on Twitter cannot get enough of this singular clip, with many calling out how incredible Ryan is:

If you love what you read, give your favorite tweets a like and the users a follow so you can make your timeline a more fun place to be.

he's just a 42-year-old teenage boy https://t.co/kMZ797G65E

— bethany (@fiImgal) August 21, 2023

@fiImgal / Warner Bros / Atlantic Records / Via youtu.be

@AlDANS_ / Warner Bros / Atlantic Records / Via youtu.be

ryan gosling is one for the history bookspic.twitter.com/Sv5c58iZm2

— emma stone's manager (@emmarstones) August 21, 2023

@emmarstones / Warner Bros / Atlantic Records / Via youtu.be

ryan gosling put his entire child dancer mickeymouseclubusssy into this dance number that’s my man that’s my man pic.twitter.com/bAdJ8rlPic

— 🍍francesca🍍 (@francescaaahhhh) August 20, 2023

@francescaaahhhh / Warner Bros / Atlantic Records / Via youtu.be

i genuinely never ‘got’ the ryan gosling thing like i never found him particularly attractive but this movie has singlehandedly changed that to such a degree that i now think he’s one of the hottest men alive https://t.co/U2ZBDuchm6

— laura lux 🦖🪐 (@darthlux) August 21, 2023


If they don’t give Ryan Gosling the Oscar genuinely what are we even doing here https://t.co/vy4bXBlvqu

— Zoë Rose Bryant (@ZoeRoseBryant) August 21, 2023

Zoe Rose Bryant / Warner Bros / Atlantic Records / Via youtu.be

Of course, Ryan is famously no stranger to dancing and singing, with a video of a young Ryan performing resurfacing every few months.

  The Graham Norton Show / Via youtube.com

Ryan, who started his career on The Mickey Mouse Club, said he had to "make peace" with that version of himself and needed "his help to make this movie."

  Disney Channel / Via youtu.be

Elsewhere in the Barbie behind-the-scenes video, you can see Greta having so much fun directing some of the best moments in "I'm Just Ken."

  Warner Bros / Atlantic Records / Via youtu.be

And you can see the recording process behind the song, which was written and produced by Mark Ronson and Andrew Wyatt. Like, I literally had no clue Slash, Wolfgang Van Halen, and Josh Freese played on the track.

  Warner Bros / Atlantic Records / Via youtu.be

All I'm saying is "I'm Just Ken" deserves an Oscar nomination for Best Original Song, and we better get a performance because, like, I need it.

  Warner Bros / Atlantic Records / Via youtu.be

You can watch the full behind-the-scenes video of the making of "I'm Just Ken" below: