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Jon Bernthal Joins Ryan Gosling in Neil Armstrong Biopic


The Walking Dead star Jon Bernthal has reportedly been cast as NASA astronaut Dave Scott in the Neil Armstrong biopic First Man.

Ryan Gosling will reteam with his La La Land director Damien Chazelle for the film, in which he plays Armstrong.

The movie, which will also feature Claire FoyKyle Chandler, and Corey Stoll, is based on the book by James R. Hansen, which describes NASA’s first lunar landing, according to Deadline.

Armstrong was the first man to set foot on the surface of the moon.

Bernthal’s character, Scott, walked on the moon in July, 1971 as part of the Apollo 15 mission.

Meanwhile, the actor is set to return to TV later this year (17) as The Punisher.

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