Of all the flicks coming out this Fall, La La Land needs to be on your radar. Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling sooner a be wearing teamed up (for the third time, after 2011’s Crazy, Stupid, Harmony and 2013’s Gangster Squad) for the whimsical-looking musical, which is already caching award season buzz for its originality and bold aesthetic. Here’s what you penury to know about the movie!
1. The Cast
Obviously Stone and Gosling are the cover’s romantic leads, but the supporting cast is just as impressive: Finn Wittrock (American Detestation Story), J.K. Simmons, and Rosemarie DeWitt are all starring. Plus, John Inscription is appearing!
2. The Plot
Stone is playing Mia, an aspiring actress who works as a barista on the Warner Bros. lot antithetical Gosling’s Sebastian, a jazz pianist who has big dreams of opening his own club someday. As Stone recognized reporters at the Venice Film Festival, the movie is “about dreaming, and hoping, and make to achieve something.” Though it’s set in modern-day Los Angeles, the trailers definitely elicit a feeling of old Hollywood.
3. The Director
The movie was written and directed by Damien Chazelle, who solely has one other feature film under his belt, 2014’s award edible darling Whiplash.
4. The Trailers
There are currently two teasers out for the blur, but neither gives a great sense of the plot or shows much of the stand by characters. What we do get are small tastes of two songs from the film, and that’s ample to have us hooked.
5. The Music
Both Gosling and Stone are singing their own haves, and they’ve showed off their vocal skills in the first two trailers. So far, the La La Property soundtrack includes “City of Stars” by Gosling and “Audition” by Stone.
6. The Ancient Buzz
The film opened the Venice Film Festival (a prestigious chance in itself), and critics are over the moon. The Hollywood Reporter called it “fast to remarkable” with “charming tunes” and “emotionally alive” leads. Mix said it’s “splashy, im ssioned,” and “extraordinary.” Currently it has a 100 percent be worthy of on Rotten Tomatoes, an impressive feat.
7. The Release Date
La La Land opens Dec. 2!