In case you missed it, in addition to providing the track “Dance the Night” for the Barbie movie soundtrack album, English and Albanian singer Dua Lipa also appeared in the movie as one of the Barbies!
So which Barbie is Dua Lipa? Lipa played Mermaid Barbie, sharing about two scenes in the movie with her Merman Ken (played by John Cena). Lipa’s “Dance the Night” was used in the Dreamhouse dance choreography at the beginning of the film.
List of the Barbies in the Barbie movie (2023)
|1||Margot Robbie||Stereotypical Barbie|
|2||Issa Rae||President Barbie|
|3||Kate McKinnon||Weird Barbie|
|4||Alexandra Shipp||Writer Barbie|
|5||Emma Mackey||Physicist Barbie|
|6||Hari Nef||Doctor Barbie|
|7||Sharon Rooney||Lawyer Barbie|
|8||Ana Cruz Kayne||Judge Barbie|
|9||Ritu Arya||Journalist Barbie|
|10||Dua Lipa||Mermaid Barbie|
|11||Nicola Coughlan||Diplomat Barbie|
|12||Emerald Fennell||Pregnant Midge|
What role did John Cena play in the Barbie movie?
So hard to miss! Actor and WWE wrestler John Cena was in the 2023 Barbie movie. Cena played one of the Kens (the Merman Ken), sharing about two scenes in the movie with his Mermaid Barbie (played by Dua Lipa).
List of Kens in the Barbie movie (2023)
|1||Ryan Gosling||Beach Ken|
|2||Simu Liu||Tourist Ken/Rival Ken|
|3||Kingsley Ben-Adir||Basketball Ken|
|4||Ncuti Gatwa||Artist Ken|
|5||Scott Evans||Stereotypical Ken|
|6||John Cena||Merman Ken|