Jon Bernthal Joins Chazelle’s “First Man”

Jon Bernthal has joined the cast of “La La Land” director Damien Chazelle’s astronaut drama “First Man”.

Bernthal will play Dave Scott, one of the astronauts in the manned space program who was a pilot and partner of Armstrong on Gemini VIII mission.

Bernthal recently wrapped a starring role in the Steve McQueen-directed “Widows” remake, is slated to shoot “The Accountant” sequel shortly, and has appeared in four films in the past two months – “Baby Driver,” “Wind River,” “Shot Caller” & “Pilgrimage”.

He’ll be seen later this year in Netflix’s “Marvel’s The Punisher” series. Filming begins in Atlanta in November.

Source: Deadline