Brace for a La La landing.
Ryan Gosling is set to play astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, in director Damien Chazelle’s followup to La La Land, Mashable has confirmed.
Titled First Man, the biopic will adapt author James Hansen’s biography “First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong.” Universal Pictures has not yet set a release date for the film that will chronicle NASA’s mission to land a man on the moon.
The studio describes First Man as “a visceral, first-person account” that focuses on the United States’ relentless pursuit of a crewed lunar landing. Marty Bowen and Wyck Godfrey of Temple Hill Entertainment (the Twilight series) will produce, with Universal’s VP of production Sara Scott overseeing for the studio. Read more…