The footage opened with Emma Stone strolling down a Los Angeles sidewalk, all dolled up in a royal blue halter dress with a 1950s feel to it.
She wanders inside a club to see Ryan Gosling playing a jazzy composition on a grand piano under the venue's single spotlight.
“La La Land,” Damien Chazelle’s attempt to recapture the magic of movie musicals, will hit theaters next December. Expectations are high for “La La Land” because it marks Chazelle’s follow-up to “Whiplash,” the 2014 best picture nominee about a drumming prodigy and a very volatile jazz instructor.
His directorial debut, Lost River, was released to poor reviews in 2014.
Just watch these two react to that hilarious kiss between Andrew Garfield and Ryan Reynolds.
I love it when @Ryan Gosling and #Emma Stone makes movies together.
From there, we see fast cuts of different musical sequences—Stone dancing through the streets with three gorgeous girls, each wearing a different brightly-colored dress; the actors swinging and swaying on what looks to be a Hollywood set; the pair hopping into a classic-looking car and making their way to the Griffith Observatory high atop the hills of Los Angeles.
It is here where one magnificent night sequence appears to take place, with Stone and Gosling dancing on the lookout, the stars and lights of Los Angeles behind them, before they float off into the California night. It’s about two dreamers in Los Angeles who are trying to make it.