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Weekend Box Office: A Lukewarm Launch for Universal’s ‘First Man’

Neil Armstrong Biopic

Sony’s comic book film Venom was the #1 film for a second straight week in a row as it made $35.7 million, bringing its domestic total to $142.8 million. Warner Bros’. music-driven romantic drama A Star is Born was a close second with $28 million with Damien Chazelle’s Neil Armstrong biopic First Man managed just a third place debut with a mediocre $16.5 million in ticket sales from 3,640 North American theaters, and $25 million worldwide.

First Trailer for Chazelle’s ‘First Man’ Starring Gosling as Armstrong

The Neil Armstrong Biopic

Universal has released the first official trailer for First Man, Damien Chazelle’s directorial follow-up to La La Land which looks at Neil Armstrong’s and the legendary Apollo 11 space mission.

Written by Josh Singer, the film is based on a book by James R. Hansen and stars Ryan Gosling as Armstrong, and the full cast includes Claire Foy as his wife Janet, along with Jason Clarke, Kyle Chandler, Patrick Fugit, Ciaran Hinds, Ethan Embry, Shea Whigham, Corey Stoll and Pablo Schreiber.