The film is a celebration of the Golden Age of American musicals and will be in competition at the festival. Set in Los Angeles, La La Land features Gosling starring as a jazz pianist and Stone as an aspiring actress. The two fall in love but their relationship begins to struggle as they become successful.
Chazelle wrote the film which will also star John Legend and J.K. Simmons, who earned an Oscar for his role in Chazelle’s other musically-oriented pic Whiplash.
Lionsgate produced the film alongside Black Label Media, Gilbert Films, Impostor Pictures, and Marc Platt Productions. The film will be in limited release on December 2 and will go wide on December 16.
Dino-Ray Ramos | Staff Writer