Ryan Gosling  left an LA breakfast spot on Friday toting a backpack and sporting sunglasses, kicking off another weekend in his already busy month. Aside from preparing for the January release of Gangster Squad and focusing on his first directorial effort, How to Catch a Monster, Ryan is also working on the latest Terrence Malick film. Very little information about the plot has been released by the famously tight-lipped director, but Ryan was spotted filming scenes with Rooney Mara in Texas this Fall.
Ryan's hectic schedule has him balancing his work life and his relationship with Eva Mendes , but the couple will have a chance to mix business with pleasure come 2013. Ryan and Eva will promote The Place Beyond the Pines , the film that first brought them together, prior to its release in March. Ryan may be one of the busiest men in Hollywood this year, but is he also the hottest? Vote for who you think is the sexiest man of 2012  and be sure to check out all of our Best of 2012 coverage!
Ryan Gosling  carried a backpack in LA.
Ryan Gosling  kept his hands in his pockets as he strolled.
Ryan Gosling  left a restaurant in LA after grabbing breakfast.
Ryan Gosling  walked in LA after breakfast.