Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Ryan Gosling, Damian Chazelle May Get “La La Land” Oscar Revenge with “First Man” About Moon Landing


Ryan Gosling and Damian Chazelle were robbed two years ago when the actor and the movie “La La Land” failed to win their Oscars– big time.

But today the pair have returned at Cinema Con in Las Vegas with the trailer for “First Man,” their new movie. And look out– according to reports, they may yet get their revenge.

“First Man” concerns Gosling as Neil Armstrong taking the first walk on the moon. Tweets from Cinema Con are glowing with enthusiasm.

The movie will be released this fall by Universal. And value added: Claire Foy, aka The Queen from the Crown, plays Mrs. Armstrong. Bryan D’Arcy James, Corey Stoll, Jason Clarke are also featured.

We can’t wait to see this trailer! Or to hear the soundtrack! Justin Hurwitz, who wrote all that great “La La Land” music with Pasek and Paul, is the composer.

Is this the new odds-on Oscar favorite? You betcha. Chazelle is gifted. And everyone loves NASA movies. “Apollo 13” won Best Picture. “Capricorn One” was so good that people in red states think it was real!

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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