Ryan Gosling Considers Neil Armstrong Film

Ryan Gosling is being courted to play American astronaut Neil Armstrong in “Whiplash” director Damien Chazelle’s biopic “First Man” at Universal Pictures.

“Spotlight” scribe Josh Singer penned the script based on James Hansen’s biography “First Man: A Life Of Neil A. Armstrong” about his life and how he became the first man to walk on the moon during the 1969 Apollo 11 mission.

Wyck Godfrey and Marty Bowen are producing. Chazelle and Gosling are currently shooting the musical “La La Land” together along with Emma Stone, that movie opens July 15th next year.

Source: Deadline