"First Man" Neil Armstrong biopic gets release date

There is a release date for "First Man," a Neil Armstrong biopic which stars Ryan Gosling as the first man to ever walk on the moon.

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Ryan Gosling confirmed to play Neil Armstrong in biopic play

Ryan Gosling confirmed to play Neil Armstrong in biopic

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Universal Pictures has announced a release date for the upcoming Neil Armstrong biopic "First Man."

To be helmed by "La La Land" and "Whiplash" director, Damien Chazelle, the film which is based on James Hansen's biography of the astronaut  entitled "First Man: A Life of Neil," will debut on October 12, 2018.

Starring Ryan Gosling as the first man to ever walk on the moon, Josh Singer who won an Oscar for co-writing "Spotlight" will pen the screenplay of the biopic.

 

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The Biopoic will focus on the story of Armstrong, who made history as the first person ever to walk on the Moon, on 21 July 1969.

He also secured the honour of becoming NASA's first civilian astronaut to fly in space, acting as command pilot of Gemini 8 in March 1966.
The upcoming biopic will be Gosling and Chazelle's second collaboration following their 2016 award-winning movie "La La Land."

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