They say one should keep expectations in check. Well, screw that. Have you been watching the trailers for La La Land?
A new international trailer for the upcoming musical has been released, giving us even more great footage from a film that could be the one to beat come Oscars season – assuming the many highly positive reviews are onto something.
Directed and written by Damien Chazelle, who earned himself a screenplay Oscar nom for Whiplash (which he also directed), La La Land follows an aspiring actress (Emma Stone) and a jazz musician (Ryan Gosling) as they struggle to make ends meet and chase their dreams in modern day Los Angeles.
Not long now: La La Land will be opening in US cinemas on December 16 and arrives in Australia on December 26.
Synopsis for La La Land:
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.