A little over a month ago, the first teaser for La La Land was released and somehow we missed it. Today, the second teaser trailer dropped and we definitely aren’t going to miss this one.
La La Land is written and directed by Damien Chazelle fresh off heaps of praise for his last effort, Whiplash, which netted three Academy Awards. Continuing with the musical aspect of that film, La La Land stars Ryan Gosling as a jazz pianist who falls for an aspiring actress played by Emma Stone. As both characters’ popularity grows, it also threatens to pull them apart.
Each of the teasers feature the respective stars singing and it has been confirmed that there are six original compositions in Chazelle’s musical. There is definitely a classic Hollywood musical feel to the film and it looks absolutely wonderful. The color palette featured in each teaser is breathtaking as well.
It’s no secret that audiences are usually split on musicals. Between the excellent cast, which also includes J.K. Simmons and John Legend (who makes an appearance in each teaser), the dreamlike music, and equally impressive set design, La La Land will certainly be a film to keep an eye on. After all, Whiplash was one of the best films released in 2014 so anything from Chazelle should immediately attract at least some attention.
La La Land is set for limited release on December 2nd with a wide release scheduled for December 16th. Check out both teasers and comment below.