HomeHeard it on the ShowRyan Gosling To Play Neil Armstrong In Upcoming Film, “First Man”Ryan Gosling To Play Neil Armstrong In Upcoming Film, “First Man”Thu, March 9, 2017 by Tessa Snyder SHARE NOW Damien Chazelle and Ryan Gosling are set to take one small step for man, but a huge leap in filmmaking. On Tuesday, Deadline reported that the “La La Land” director would work with his leading man once more — this time, in “First Man,” a film about the 1969 moon landing. Gosling is slated to play Neil Armstrong. The story will follow Armstrong’s journey to becoming one of the most famous U.S. astronauts in history. “First Man” is scheduled for release on Oct. 12, 2018. CLICK HERE for more. Listen to Murphy Sam and Jodi: On Demand And while you’re at it… leave a comment and follow us on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram and subscribe to our YouTube channel.