'First Man' to Open the Venice Film Festival


  • First Man, director Damien Chazelle's follow-up to La La Land, will open the 75th Venice Film Festival on Wednesday, August 29th.

  • The film stars Ryan Gosling as astronaut Neil Armstrong, with Claire Foy starring as Armstrong's wife, Janet Shearon.

  • Other costars include Kyle Chandler, Jason Clarke, Corey Stoll, Ciaran Hinds, Christopher Abbott and Patrick Fugit.

  • La La Land kicked off the same festival in 2016, and went on to win several Academy Awards.


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Will First Man come for that Oscar gold?