Lionsgate has released the debut trailer for Damien Chazelle‘s contemporary whimsical musical La La Land starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone.
The first trailer is a wordless montage of the couple’s struggles to make it in Hollywood set to the tune of the original song “City of Stars” performed by Gosling.
Written and directed by Academy Award® nominee Damien Chazelle, LA LA LAND tells the story of Mia [Emma Stone], an aspiring actress, and Sebastian [Ryan Gosling], a dedicated jazz musician, who are struggling to make ends meet in a city known for crushing hopes and breaking hearts. Set in modern day Los Angeles, this original musical about everyday life explores the joy and pain of pursuing your dreams.
Starring Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, John Legend, Rosemarie DeWitt, Finn Wittrock, Callie Hernandez, Sonoya Mizuno, Jessica Rothe, Tom Everett Scott and Josh Pence.