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‘La La Land’s Damien Chazelle & Ryan Gosling’s Neil Armstrong Biopic ‘First Man’ Gets Release Date
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Astronaut Neil Armstrong, the First Man to Walk on the Moon

Fans of the Academy Award winning La La Land won’t have to wait long to see director Damien Chazelle and star Ryan Gosling re-team for another project. As we learned back in December, the pair are set to make a biopic about the life of legendary astronaut Neil Armstrong next.

The movie, which will be titled First Man, is based on author James Hansen’s book First Man: A Life of Neil A. Armstrong. And now an official release date has been locked in, with Universal Pictures announcing plans to release the film on October 12, 2018.

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Ryan Gosling Re-Teams With Damien Chazelle For Neil Armstrong Biopic
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Neil Armstrong

Damien Chazelle‘s La La Land has captivated audiences with its elegant and sunny musical numbers and gorgeous shots of Los Angeles. But now he can look forward to work on a surprising new project that will have him reunite with one of his La La Land stars, which will require far less singing and jazz piano playing.

A new report says Chazelle and Ryan Gosling are set to reunite for an adaptation of James Hansen‘s The First Man: A Life of Neil A. Armstrong, a biopic about astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man who set foot on the moon. More on the story below.

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Astronaut Neil Armstrong, True-Life Superhero and First Man On The Moon, Dies At 82
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Astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the Moon

Neil Armstrong, who will forever be etched in the world’s memory as the first person ever to set foot on the Moon, died today after complications arose from cardiovascular procedures, according to CBS News. He was 82. This is, for sure, a dark day in American history.

Armstrong represented a class of astronaut that every boy of my generation and subsequent ones aspired to be like at one point, a true hero among so many paper ones. While the comic and sci-fi/fantasy genres have their heroes and influences and outright wondrous figures by way of mythical, heroic, and positive, Neil Armstrong, in his true, reality human flesh and blood of a man, TRULY represented those aforementioned attributes. The feat he achieved by landing on the Moon with his crew of the Apollo 11 back on July 20, 1969, had stood and will stand ever more so now in his passing as one of the most breathtaking and inspiring images of all time, certainly the television footage remains arguably the greatest iconic image in the history of broadcasting. Millions upon millions of people stood frozen at television sets and large screens put up all over the world when the event happened, an all too rare time of a communion of people put together for a POSITIVE cause. Armstrong, at the helm of it all, was the perfect choice of astronaut at the time, with his rugged good looks, calm, strong demeanor, and every boy’s hero kind of swagger.

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TARDISblend 24: Day of the Moon
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Doctor WhoThe battle against The Silents continues in Day of the Moon, as the Doctor (Matt Smith) and his companions form a plan to begin a revolution against the strange aliens who use their post-hypnotic suggestive powers to control to human race. The Doctor has a plan, involving Apollo 11 and Neil Armstrong’s foot… but the Silents may prove to become the Doctor’s most dangerous adversaries of all time…

During TARDISblend 24, we review the events of Doctor Who Day of the Moon, and discuss the possibilities of who the strange little girl (Sydney Wade) was in this episode — as well as the jaw-dropping cliffhanger involving her at the end of the episode! We take a look at the complex relationship and tragic love story between The Doctor and River Song (Alex Kingston), and how he wants to run off to new adventures at the conclusion of the episode as opposed to finding out more about the mysterious little girl and The Silents.

We also examine the character of Canton Everett Delaware III (Mark Sheppard) and ponder him making another appearance in Doctor Who down the line. But more importantly, we speculate on the importance of Amy Pond (Karen Gillan), and how significant her role will be during this series. All this and more on the latest TARDISblend!

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