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Duran Duran land 50th anniversary Apollo 11 Moon landing gig

Duran Duran land 50th anniversary Apollo 11 Moon landing gig

Duran Duran will headline a concert to mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing. Simon Le Bon and co will perform in front of the spacecraft which landed the first two people on the Moon, late Commander Neil Armstrong and lunar module pilot Buzz Aldrin at the Kennedy Space Center’s Rocket Garden in Florida on July 16 to mark the special milestone. The new wave band’s key... »

Jon Bernthal dropped First Man role due to daughter’s coma

Jon Bernthal dropped First Man role due to daughter’s coma

Jon Bernthal lost out on starring alongside Ryan Gosling in ‘First Man’ after his daughter went into a coma. The ‘Baby Driver’ actor was set to play astronaut Dave Scott alongside the 38-year-old star, who took on the role of Neil Armstrong in the retelling of the 1969 Apollo 11 mission to the moon, but he was forced to rush to two-year-old Adeline’s beside after she ... »

Ryan Gosling’s out-of-this-world job

Ryan Gosling’s out-of-this-world job

Ryan Gosling’s daughters think he works on the moon. The 37-year-old actor – who has Esmeralda, four, and two-year-old Amada, with partner Eva Mendes – admitted his kids got confused about his career after visiting him on the set of ‘First Man’, in which he plays astronaut Neil Armstrong. He told talk show host Jimmy Kimmel: "They came to set. They came on this d... »

Damien Chazelle: The real-life story behind First Man is ‘wild and shocking’

Damien Chazelle: The real-life story behind First Man is ‘wild and shocking’

Damien Chazelle says the real-life story behind ‘First Man’ is more "wild and shocking" than he could’ve imagined. The 33-year-old director has helmed the new movie about Neil Armstrong, the astronaut who became the first man to walk on the Moon, and Damien has revealed that his pre-shoot research led him to discovery lots of new and surprising things about the American... »

Jason Clarke dismisses First Man criticism

Jason Clarke dismisses First Man criticism

Jason Clarke has dismissed criticism that ‘First Man’ is anti-American. Ryan Gosling portrays late astronaut Neil Armstrong in the drama, which retells NASA’s mission to land a man on the moon for the first time, and the movie received criticism after he said Armstrong’s moonwalk "was widely regarded not as an American, but as a human achievement". However, co-sta... »

Damien Chazelle defends First Man anti-American allegations

Damien Chazelle defends First Man anti-American allegations

Damien Chazelle and Neil Armstrong’s sons have defended accusations that new movie ‘First Man’ is anti-American. Ryan Gosling portrays late astronaut Armstrong in the drama, which retells NASA’s mission to land a man on the moon for the first time, and the movie has been under fire after Gosling said Armstrong’s moonwalk "was widely regarded not as an American, b... »

Ryan Gosling received most help ever in First Man

Ryan Gosling received most help ever in First Man

Ryan Gosling has never had as much help for a role as he did for ‘First Man’. The 37-year-old actor portrays late astronaut Neil Armstrong in the drama, which retells NASA’s mission to land a man on the moon for the first time, and the Hollywood star has revealed he even spent time with the late aeronautical engineer’s family to do the part justice, and got flying lessons. ... »

Cory Michael Smith joins Neil Armstrong biopic

Cory Michael Smith joins Neil Armstrong biopic

Cory Michael Smith is set to join Damien Chazelle’s Neil Armstrong biopic ‘First Man’. The 30-year-old actor – who is best known for playing The Riddler in ‘Gotham’ – is going to be cast as astronaut Roger Chaffee in ‘La La Land’ filmmaker Chazelle’s space picture , Deadline reports. Chaffee was one of the astronauts on board the Apollo p... »

Claire Foy to star in Neil Armstrong biopic

Claire Foy to star in Neil Armstrong biopic

Claire Foy has been cast in ‘First Man’, the new biopic about Neil Armstrong. The 33-year-old actress – who is currently starring in Netflix’s ‘The Crown’ – has signed up to play the astronaut’s wife Janet in the new film, directed by ‘La La Land’s Damien Chazelle, the Daily Mail reports. Not much is known about the film as of yet but Hol... »

Ryan Gosling to star in Neil Armstrong biopic

Ryan Gosling to star in Neil Armstrong biopic

Ryan Gosling will star as astronaut Neil Armstrong in a new biopic. The star will reunite with his ‘La La Land’ director Damien Chazelle for ‘First Mam’, which tells the true story of Neil’s mission to the moon in 1969. The movie will also cover Armstrong’s life from 1961 to 1969, and is described as a "visceral, first-person account, exploring the sacrific... »

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