Cast and crew for the upcoming movie "First Man," starring Ryan Gosling, were filming at Kennedy Space Center on Monday.
- Neil Armstrong biopic 'First Man' films scenes at KSC
- Movie stars Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy, Kyle Chandler
- Film is scheduled to hit theaters in October
The one day of filming was originally scheduled for Feb. 14, but it was moved up a week.
Casting directors had put out a call for local extras late last month.
"First Man" is a biography of Neil Armstrong, who on July 21, 1969 became the first person to set foot on the moon. It's is based on the book “First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong” by James R. Hansen and follows Armstrong's journey to the historic moon mission.
The movie stars Gosling as Armstrong, Corey Stoll (“Ant-Man”) as Buzz Aldrin, Claire Foy (“The Crown”) and Kyle Chandler (“Bloodline”). Damien Chazelle (“La La Land”) is directing.
The film is set to hit theaters Oct. 12.
FIRST MAN: filming underway @NASAKennedy for the upcoming movie #FirstMan starring @RyanGosling — #NeilArmstrong bio hits theatres in Oct 2018 @MyNews13 @AllisonWalkerTV @Jon_Shaban pic.twitter.com/iSYa5a9cnM— Greg Pallone (@gpallone13) February 5, 2018
We talked to Bonnie King of the Space Coast Film Commission, a couple of weeks ago about the film and its impact: