Emma Stone in La La Land

Director Damien Chazelle had his big breakthrough a couple of years ago when Whiplash received widespread praise and several awards and nominations (most of which, were for J.K. Simmons’ electrifying performance). For his next film, La La Land, Chazelle is once again returning to the world of music, but in a far different way. Instead of a psychological drama about the pursuit of greatness, La La Land is a heartfelt ode to the Hollywood musical, starring Ryan Gosling as Sebastian, a jazz pianist who falls for Mia (Emma Stone), an aspiring actress in Los Angeles.

Lionsgate got the ball rolling on promotion in July with a teaser trailer set to the original song “City of Stars,” which was sung by Gosling. It was very well-received and got viewers excited about what Chazelle has in store. Now, the studio has released another preview (watch it above), which gives Stone a chance to …

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