LA LA LAND is an upcoming musical comedy-drama film written and directed by Academy Award nominee Damien Chazelle (Whiplash), starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone. The film had its world premiere as the opening night film at the 2016 Venice Film Festival, where Stone won the Volpi Cup for Best Actress.
Set in modern day Los Angeles, it tells the story of Mia (Stone), an aspiring actress, and Sebastian (Gosling), a dedicated jazz musician, who are struggling to make ends meet in a city known for crushing hopes and breaking hearts. It is about everyday life explores the joy and pain of pursuing your dreams. John Legend, Rosemarie DeWitt, and J. K. Simmons also star in the film.
- via Lionsgate