With a couple of teaser trailers, La La Land has become one of the most intriguing and interesting looking movies of the year. And following its festival screening, some are suggesting it could be a real awards contender.
Here’s the synopsis: ‘Written and directed by Academy Award® nominee Damien Chazelle, LA LA LAND tells the story of Mia [Emma Stone], an aspiring actress, and Sebastian [Ryan Gosling], a dedicated jazz musician, who are struggling to make ends meet in a city known for crushing hopes and breaking hearts. Set in modern day Los Angeles, this original musical about everyday life explores the joy and pain of pursuing your dreams.
John Legend, Rosemarie DeWitt, Finn Wittrock, Callie Hernandez, Sonoya Mizuno, Jessica Rothe, Tom Everett Scott and Josh Pence also star, with Whiplash’s Damien Chazelle writing and directing. Take a look at the new trailer below. [Read more…]