Ryan Gosling might step on the moon.
According to Deadline, Universal’s biopic”First Man” script is still in the works and that the “The Big Short” actor is being courted to play astronaut Neil Armstrong.
Damien Chazelle (Whiplash) will direct the film according to the script by Josh Singer (Spotlight). Chazelle and Gosling are currently working on the musical-romance “La La Land” with Emma Stone.
“First Man” is based on the astronaut’s biography written by James Hansen. Initially, the film was supposed to be produced by Warner Bros and directed by Clint Eastwood.