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Watch Rehearsal of the LA Freeway Opening Scene from La La Land

This isn’t new movie info, but just a little something I found online and thought was cool.  If you’ve seen La La Land and remember that iconic opening scene atop the Los Angeles freeway, you might also like to see the rehearsal for this scene as shot by director Damien Chazelle from his phone.  This clip comes courtesy of /Film.

Director Damien Chazelle Discusses La La Land

The next film from Damien Chazelle (Whiplash) is La La Land, a modern day musical set in Los Angeles.  The film stars Ryan Gosling as a musician and Emma Stone as a struggling actress, making this their third on screen pairing following Crazy, Stupid, Love and Gangster Squad.  In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Chazelle shared what the film is about and specifically why he chose LA as the setting. Continue reading Director Damien Chazelle Discusses La La Land