Damien Chazelle, the Oscar-winning director of 'La La Land' and 'Whiplash', is setting out to put the "ooh" back into the moon landings with 'First Man'.
Set in contemporary multi-cultural Paris, “The Eddy” revolves around a club, its owner, the house band, and the chaotic city that surrounds them, per Netflix.
The acclaimed new musical La La Land is such a faithful love letter to Los Angeles that the film?s prologue takes the city?s most irksome quality ? Related: How Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling Got Into Song-and-Dance Shape for ?La La Land? Chazelle explained how they pulled off the scene, which entailed 100-plus cars, 90 dancers and singers, a crane, and the ability to shut down an exit ramp connecting the 110 and 105 highways for two days over a weekend.
Ryan Gosling grew up in Ontario, Canada. Emma Stone was born and raised in Scottsdale, Arizona. John Legend is from Springfield, Ohio, and Damien Chazelle relocated from Providence, Rhode Island.
The new musical La La Land came into this year’s Toronto Film Festival on a wave of good vibes, having already collected enthusiastic reviews at the Venice and Telluride Film Festivals. Writer-director Damien Chazelle’s modern-day romance reteams Crazy, Stupid, Love costars Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling in a tale that’s a jazzy love letter to Los Angeles and the entertainment industry. It’s a spectacular achievement by Chazelle, who broke out last year with his Oscar-winning drama Whiplash.