Rumor had it that director Jackson thought Gosling had gained too much weight, but Gosling sang Jackson’s praises in a subsequent interview and said that they had creative differences over whether he was too young for the part.
After dining at Italian restaurant Piadina, the two 27-year-olds were seen strolling the city’s famed Bleecker street.
Reps for Ryan, who ended his relationship with Rachel Mc Adams in March and was linked with Hayden Panettiere earlier this month, say the two met to discuss an upcoming film project., but was dumped from the project and replaced by Mark Wahlberg just a few days before filming was set to begin.
He's like the Velvet Underground or the Ramones.' It is a sign of Gosling's ascendancy that he got director-approval on Drive.
It was Gosling who sought out Refn to direct the project, an ultra-violent neon-lit crime thriller in which he plays a getaway driver known only as the Driver, who is drawn into a Knight Valiant role protecting Carey Mulligan from a violent gang.
If I do this for 10 more years I'll be shocked.' I stare at him to make out how serious he's being.