March 9th, 2014 By Luciana

For his directorial debut, the upcoming surreal fantasy How to Catch a Monster, Ryan Gosling (who also wrote the film) hired a dream analyst to advise his actors. Let that soak in for a minute: Ryan Gosling had his cast consult with a dream analyst. It’s an eccentric move, even for a guy as eccentric (and dreamy) as Gosling. But, as with all things Quirky Gosling, it’s pretty fantastic as well. According to Saoirse Ronan, who stars in the film alongside Christina Hendricks, Eva Mendes, and Matt Smith, the analyst was a woman named Greta. She had the actors write themselves letters each night — something along the lines of, “Dear inner self, if it is your will, reveal to me in a dream tonight what my character’s relationship is to this other character,” Ronan told Vulture. Then they let their subconscious provide the answers.

“We would come in the next day to discuss our dreams with each other, and act them out,” says Ronan, who stars in this weekend’s new Wes Anderson film, The Grand Budapest Hotel. “I’d tell Greta, ‘Listen, I don’t know what this is, but I was doing this last night, and then this person popped up [in my dream]‘ and she’d make sense out of it. And that was our rehearsal.” By sharing their dreams — recurring dreams in Hendricks’s case — “it made us become very close,” Ronan said. “It was a very new method for me, because all of a sudden, Ryan was encouraging us to incorporate our own personalities into our characters, how you feel about things, what your anxieties are, and things like that.”

Ronan plays a girl called Rat in the movie. (Because “she kind of lives like a rat,” Ronan explains.) “She lives in this house with her grandmother, and her grandmother’s a hoarder, and there’s lots of man-made tunnels within the house, because there’s so much memorabilia that the grandmother’s collected over the years. And I had a pet rat, Nick. Ryan had shown me photos, and he said, ‘So these are the rats we can choose from.’ And there was this beautiful white Siberian rat, like a Russian rat, or something like that, and he had beautiful eyes, and I thought, Oh! He’s really nice. And Ryan was like, ‘Oh! I think we’re going to go with a sewer rat. The mousey, brown-gray sewer rat.'” But by and large, Gosling was the expert collaborator you’d expect him to be, allowing for improvisation, and getting everyone psyched to shoot the same scene in different locations. “It kind of felt like a guerrilla-style filmmaking experience,” Ronan said. “We’d learn our scenes the night before, and then he’d tell us to just forget about that, and just chat. I found it very brave, for him to have so much trust in his cast.”

Read the whole article at Vulture.

February 22nd, 2014 By Lindsey

A preview of the James Toback documentary “Seduced And Abandoned” was released featuring Ryan. You can watch it below.

‘Drive’ heartthrob Ryan Gosling gives an entertaining insight into the perils of the Hollywood audition in this clip, also featuring Alec Baldwin, from award-winning director James Toback’s latest documentary “Seduced and Abandoned”.

December 2nd, 2013 By Luciana

The International Press Academy announced earlier this morning the nominees for the 18th Annual International Press Academy Satellite Award and Ryan got nominee for his amazing work on ‘The Place Beyond the Pines’

Actor in a Supporting Role
Jake Gyllenhaal – Prisoners
Harrison Ford – 42
Casey Affleck – Out of the Furnace
Bradley Cooper – American Hustle
Ryan Gosling – The Place Beyond the Pines
Michael Fassbender – 12 Years a Slave
Tom Hanks – Saving Mr. Banks

The Satellite Awards ceremony will be held March 9 in Los Angeles.

November 12th, 2013 By Luciana

Hey girl! Our favorite boy and king of memes is celebrating his 33rd birthday today, and on behalf of the site and the fans, we would like to wish Ryan a very happy birthday today. We hope he has a fantastic day spent with his loved ones.

Please feel free to post your own birthday wishes in the comments section below, or send him a message to his twitter @RyanGosling.

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November 5th, 2013 By Luciana

It was announced a few minutes earlier the nominees in movies, TV and music for the 40th annual People’s Choice Awards and Ryan is nominated as Favorite Dramatic Movie Actor! Make sure to vote at the PCA website, finalist voting ends in December 5. The 40th Annual People’s Choice Awards air live on CBS on Wednesday, Jan. 8 at 9 p.m. ET.

Favorite Dramatic Movie Actor
Channing Tatum
Chris Hemsworth
Hugh Jackman
Leonardo DiCaprio
Ryan Gosling

October 23rd, 2013 By Lindsey

New York Times’ Vulture announced their 100 Most Valuable Movie Stars 2013. Ryan is listed again just like last year. This year he ranks #22 at the Vulture Rankings, #38 at Studios Favorites, #7 at Tabloid Target, #23 at Most Respected, #61 at International Stars, #13 at Action Stars, and #19 at Dramatic Stars.

Ryan Gosling is that rare sort of creature in Hollywood: a leading man with good looks, great charm, and a big name … who’s still never starred in a $100 million movie. And maybe that’s exactly how he wants it. Gosling seems most comfortable in indies, including this year’s The Place Beyond the Pines, which grossed a tidy $21.4 million. But that was the actor’s only success this year: His Cannes entry Only God Forgives was met with boos and bombed in theaters, while studio entry Gangster Squad — one of Gosling’s few stabs at a mainstream popcorn movie — stalled at $46 million.

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