Ryan Gosling is coming back to theaters this fall and will be starring in a new bio-drama called “First Man”. Gosling is teaming up with Director Damien Chazelle for the movie, Chazelle directed Gosling in the Academy Award winning hit “La La Land” back in 2016. The duo certainly know how to put together a hit, “La La Land” ended up with six Academy Awards. Universal Pictures released the first trailer for “First Man” earlier this evening, fans of the genre can watch that trailer below.
The film tells the story of NASA’s mission to land a man on the moon, focusing on Neil Armstrong and the years 1961-1969. A first-person account, the film is based on the book written by James R. Hansen. The studio teases the film stating, “the movie will explore the sacrifices and the cost-on Armstrong and on the nation-of one of the most dangerous missions in history”.
The screenplay was written by Academy Award winner Josh Singer (Spotlight), the drama is produced by Wyck Godfrey & Marty Bowen (The Twilight Saga, The Fault in Our Stars) through their Temple Hill Entertainment banner, alongside Chazelle and Gosling. Isaac Klausner (The Fault in Our Stars) executive produces. Amblin Entertainment co-finances the film. Watch the first official trailer below.
“First Man” is expected to hit theaters on October 12th, releasing the same weekend as Sony’s “Goosebumps: Haunted Halloween” sequel. October is already a busy month at the box-office, “Bad Times At The El Royale” with Dakota Johnson, Chris Hemsworth, and Jon Hamm is set to open the month alongside “A Star is Born” with Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper, and Sony’s “Venom” with Tom Hardy. Other big releases in October include the new “Halloween” film, “Mowgli,” and “Where’d You Go, Bernadette” with Cate Blanchett, Kristen Wiig, and Judy Greer.