Damien Chazelle’s new film “La La Land” opens in New York and Los Angeles tomorrow, December 9, and thus, the stars of the film are making the rounds on late night television. Emma Stone hosted “Saturday Night Live” last week and last night, Ryan Gosling went on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” to channel the romantic energy he utilized in “La La Land” to teach Kimmel how to waltz. Though he says he has forgotten most of the dances in the film, he remembers this one. Watch the segment below.
Since its premiere, “La La Land” has wracked up critical acclaim from festivals and various critics groups. Emma Stone won Best Actress at the Venice Film Festival and the New York Critics Circle and the Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association awarded it Best Film.
Gosling was previously nominated for an Oscar for his performance in the 2006 film “Half Nelson.” Gosling and Stone have appeared as love interests in two films prior to “La La Land”: “Crazy, Stupid, Love” and “Gangster Squad.”
“La La Land” made its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival this past August before screening at the Toronto Film Festival, the London Film festival, AFI Fest and more. It will open on the coasts tomorrow before expanding to additional cities on December 16 and then nationwide on January 6.