Brian d’Arcy James Steps Into Damien Chazelle’s Moon Mission Pic ‘First Man’

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EXCLUSIVE: The Spotlight and Molly’s Game actor has landed the role of the seventh man in space, Joseph A. Walker, in
Universal’s Neil Armstrong pic, First Man Walker was Armstrong’s secondary boss who flew the world’s first two spaceplane fights in 1963. Brian d’Arcy James joins a cast that includes Ryan Gosling as Armstrong, Corey Stoll as Buzz Aldrin, Jon Bernthal as Dave Scott, Kyle Chandler as Deke Slayton and Claire Foy as Janet Shearon. Based on James R. Hansen’s…