Jason Clarke in talks to star in Damien Chazelle's 'First Man'

| Updated: Jun 22, 2017 21:02 IST

Los Angeles [USA], June 22 (ANI): After Corey Stoll, it is Jason Clarke who is in talks to be a part of Damien Chazelle's Neil Armstrong biopic 'First Man'. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the movie is casting up ahead of a fall start, with Kyle Chandler closing a deal and Corey Stoll in talks to join the crew as well. If a deal is made, Clarke will play Ed White, the first American to walk in space, who later died in an Apollo mission testing accident. Based on the book by James R. Hansen, the movie will explore the sacrifices and the cost - on Armstrong and on the nation - of one of the most dangerous missions in history. Gosling is playing Armstrong, Chandler will portray test pilot Deke Slayton and Stoll will play astronaut Buzz Aldrin. DreamWorks Pictures is co-financing the film and Universal vp production Sara Scott will oversee the project for the studio. The flick will hit the theatres on October 12, 2018. (ANI)

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