Amongst its first showings across the current spate of Film festivals, Universal has released a new international trailer for Damien Chazelle’s First Man.
The biopic/”mission movie” follows Neil Armstrong, played by Gosling, as he becomes the first man to walk on the moon in 1969. Gosling teams up once again with Damien Chazelle after the pair worked together on the award-winning La La Land.
Directed by Damien Chazelle from a script written by Nicole Perlman and Josh Singer, the film is based on the book First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong by James R. Hansen. The cast also consists of Kyle Chandler, Jason Clarke, Patrick Fugit, Christopher Abbott, Ciaran Hinds, Ethan Embry, Shea Whigham, Corey Stoll and Pablo Schreiber.
Steven Spielberg, Adam Merims and Josh Singer executive produce, while DreamWorks Pictures co-financed the film.
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The film is released on October 12.
First Man Synopsis
On the heels of their six-time Academy Award®-winning smash, La La Land, Oscar®-winning director Damien Chazelle and star Ryan Gosling reteam for Universal Pictures’ First Man, the riveting story behind the first manned mission to the moon, focusing on Neil Armstrong and the decade leading to the historic Apollo 11 flight. A visceral and intimate account told from Armstrong’s perspective, based on the book by James R. Hansen, the film explores the triumphs and the cost—on Armstrong, his family, his colleagues and the nation itself—of one of the most dangerous missions in history.