Excitement surges as the star-studded movie “Barbie,” starring Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling, prepares to hit theatres next week. Among the elite cast is none other than former WWE champion John Cena, whose character remained a mystery—until now. But do you know John Cena’s “Kenmaid” look is out?
Well, in a behind-the-scenes featurette released by Warner Bros., Cena stunned fans with his transformation into a mermaid Barbie character, dubbed Kenmaid. Sporting a wavy long blonde wig and seashell accessories, John Cena’s appearance promises a unique and visually appealing experience.
Expressing his enthusiasm for the film, Cena said, “I was blown away by the concept. I think it’s gonna be a movie that all audiences enjoy. I think it’s gonna be a movie that evokes conversation. And I think it’s going to be beautifully visually appealing.”
John Cena’s unexpected merman role has sparked a wave of discussions, with fans eagerly awaiting the movie’s release on July 21, 2023. Notably, the release date coincides with another highly anticipated film, “Oppenheimer.” Famous TV personality Hector Navarro echoed the sentiment, declaring in a tweet, “Oppenheimer is done.”
Oppenheimer is done.
— Hector Navarro (@imhectornavarro) July 13, 2023
With both movies sharing the same release date, speculations arise that “Barbie” might outshine its competition. John Cena’s mesmerizing performance and enigmatic storyline will surely gather happy responses from fans worldwide.
How did John Cena get the role of “Merman” in Barbie?
Former WWE superstar John Cena has described his journey to securing the role of “Merman” in Greta Gerwig’s upcoming Barbie movie as a “happy accident.” During a recent appearance on The Today Show, Cena shared how Oscar nominee Margot Robbie played a pivotal role in casting him for this highly anticipated project. The two talented actors had previously worked together in the 2021 film, The Suicide Squad.
Cena recalled the fateful encounter: “In an accidental run-in with Margot Robbie, I said, ‘I will pretty much do whatever you guys need, ’cause I really enjoy the movie.’ And they asked me if I wanted to be a merman. I said yeah, sure.”
Cena expressed enthusiasm about the film, believing it would be a delightful surprise for the audience with its unique take on the story. He considers himself incredibly fortunate and finds the experience to be “tremendously surreal.”
Overall, viewers can be certain that Cena’s charisma and intriguing concept will undoubtedly entertain and enthral them.