Lovable loser Michael Cera is getting dolled up for the new “Barbie” movie, in which he'll portray a discontinued and long-forgotten character in the toy line.

The Brampton, Ont. actor, known for roles in “Superbad” and “Arrested Development,

has been announced as part of the extended cast for the summer comedy, playing a role simply known as “Allan.”

Barbie” is a spin on the popular children's toy franchise with Margot Robbie in the titular role and London, Ont.-born Ryan Gosling as Ken

Kim's Convenience” actor Simu Liu, who was raised in Mississauga, Ont., plays another version of Ken who clashes with Gosling's Ken in the latest trailer released Tuesday