Ryan Gosling Transforms Into Neil Armstrong With His Buzz Cut on Set of Biopic

The 37-year-old actor debuted his new look when spotted filming scenes on the set of 'First Man' in Atlanta, Georgia on Wednesday, December 13.

AceShowbiz - Ryan Gosling debuted his new buzz cut on the set of Universal Pictures' Neil Armstrong biopic "First Man". The 37-year-old Canadian actor was spotted filming scenes on the set in Atlanta, Georgia on Wednesday morning, December 13.

Gosling was seen wearing a blue bath robe, pajama pants and worn-out black leather boots that day. Some of the set photos showed the Oscar-nominated actor filming what could be a scene where his character's rummaging through the remains of his burned down home.

He looked in a rough shape, with his face covered in black powder. At one point, he was seen going through the burnt parts of the home that included wooden panels and roofing. Gosling was spotted filming the movie with his "La La Land" director Damien Chazelle. None of his co-stars joined him on the set that day.

"First Man" tells the story of NASA's mission to land a man on the moon, focusing on Neil Armstrong during the years 1961-1969. A first-person account, the movie will explore the sacrifices and the cost - on Armstrong and on America - of one of the most dangerous space missions in history. Armstrong died in 2012 at age 82.

In the upcoming biopic, Gosling is joined by "The Crown" actress Claire Foy who plays Armstrong's wife Janet, "House of Cards" star Corey Stoll who portrays Armstrong's companion to the moon, Buzz Aldrin, Jason Clarke who stars as the first American to walk in space, Ed White, and Jon Bernthal who takes on the role of David Scott, the pilot of the Gemini 8 mission who later walked on the moon as part of Apollo 15.

Other cast members include Kyle Chandler, Shea Whigham, Brian d'Arcy James, Pablo Schreiber, Patrick Fugit, Cory Michael Smith, Lukas Haas, J.D. Evermore and John David Whalen. Written by Nicole Perlman and Josh Singer based on the 2005 book "First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong" by James R. Hansen, the biopic is set to land in U.S. theaters on October 12, 2018.

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