‘La La Land’, considered to be one of the best films of the year by many and predicted to be a front-runner at the Oscars, has been an outstanding critical and commercial success. The musical has created quite an impact and has already won a host of awards. And with the Oscars almost upon us, let’s look at some of the lesser known facts about the film.
1. The screenplay of the film was written in the year 2010.
2. The intention of Damien Chazelle’s was to make a more grounded musical while still paying homage to the classics.
3. The opening song was shot on the same freeway as the one featured in ‘Speed’.
4. Ryan Gosling turned down a role in ‘Beauty And The Beast’ to do ‘La La Land’ whereas Emma Watson opted for the Beast and turned down Chazelle’s offer.
5. The scene where the casting director interrupts Emma Stone’s audition was inspired from Ryan Gosling’s experiences.