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Director Damien Chazelle orbiting Neil Armstrong biopic 'First Man'
Director Damien Chazelle orbiting Neil Armstrong biopic 'First Man'

Damien Chazelle, the writer-director of the Sundance hit "Whiplash," could be charting a course for the moon. The 29-year-old filmmaker is in talks to direct "First Man," a biopic about astronaut Neil Armstrong, for Universal Pictures, the Los Angeles Times has confirmed. The Hollywood Reporter first reported the news. Josh Singer, who penned the WikiLeaks drama "The Fifth Estate," is also in talks to write the screenplay for "First Man." Adapted from James R. Hansen's authorized biography "First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong," the drama is to chronicle Armstrong's journey from serving as a test pilot to becoming the...

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