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Miles Teller and director Damien Chazelle made quite the splash at Sundance this year with their well-received drama "Whiplash," and according to TheWrap, the duo are ready to reprise their collaboration on Chazelle's upcoming musical "La La Land." On his Facebook page, Teller writes: "Excited to work with Damien again (whiplash) he's extremely talented and this is another script of hrs written and will direct. For all of you huge Harry Potter fans out there, this ones for you." "Whiplash," the story of a young jazz drummer named Andrew (Teller) at a top music school studying under the watchful and sometimes fearsome eye of his teacher Terence (J.K. Simmons), wowed the Park City crowd, winning the U.S. Dramatic Competition Grand Jury Prize as well as the Dramatic Audience Award.  Sony Pictures Classics snapped up U.S. rights to the film, which it will release on October 10.  "Whiplash" screened at Cannes' Directors' Fortnight, »


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