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A meeting between the second man to walk on the Moon and People’s perennial Sexiest Man Alive was probably inevitable. But no one expected it to be this perfect.
As part of his ongoing 15-year role as Omega Ambassador, Gravity-star George Clooney met with Nasa hero (Edwin Eugene) ‘Buzz’ Aldrin Jr. last April at London’s Tate Modern to collaborate on the new “Starmen” video for the watch brand, timed to commemorate the 48th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing and honor 60 years of Omega’s involvement with space exploration.
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- Peter Mikelbank
It looks like Ryan Gosling won’t be going to the moon alone in First Man, La La Land director Damien Chazelle’s upcoming movie about Neil Armstrong. According to Variety, Gosling’s Armstrong will be joined by Corey Stoll, who is currently in talks to play Buzz Aldrin. As of right now, it doesn’t sound like anyone has been cast as Michael Collins, but there probably aren’t a ton of big-name actors who are in a hurry to play the space program’s most famous third wheel.
Even without Collins, Stoll and Gosling will have a friendly, fatherly face helping them out down on the ground, as Deadline is reporting that Kyle Chandler has signed on to play Deke Slayton, Nasa’s first Chief Of The Astronaut Office. Slayton was a pilot in WWII who later became an aeronautical engineer and was one of Nasa’s original »
- Sam Barsanti
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