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10 Stories You Might Have Missed: Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone to co-star in musical

1 May 2015 11:00 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone sizzled with on-screen chemistry in “Crazy, Stupid, Love,” and now they’ll get the chance to do that again — this time with song added to the mix. The two actors are officially set to lead musical movie “La La Land,” Lionsgate announced via press release on Thursday. Directed by Damien Chazelle, the Oscar-nominated writer-director of “Whiplash,” the musical is about Sebastian (Gosling) and Mia (Stone), are drawn together by their common desire to do what they love,” the press release detailed. “But as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other threaten to rip them apart.” It’ll be a third movie project together for the duo, who also co-starred in “Gangster Squad.” The two actors have each given audience a taste of »

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Watch: Explore Gangster Culture In This Fedora-Filled, Bullet-Riddled Supercut

28 April 2015 1:03 PM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

Rewind to January 2013. Gangster movie aficionados eagerly awaited the release of Sean Penn’s “Gangster Squad,” the Ruben Fleischer-directed period piece that also starred Josh Brolin, Ryan Gosling, and Emma Stone. Unfortunately, the film didn’t quite live up to expectations, earning a paltry 32% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, and grossing just over $46M domestic against a reported $60M budget.  Despite its disappointments, there was much to be eager about before the film opened. American audiences hadn’t had a great gangster flick in a while (2012’s “Lawless” was far from flawless, and “The Departed” was six and a half years old by then). As a lead-in to the film’s opening weekend, Press Play’s Matt Zoller Seitz and Nelson Carvajal reminded fans of the genre of all there is to love about mob movies with a four and a half minute video essay Carvajal put together. The video, »

- Zach Hollwedel

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Warner Bros. Also Has a Robin Hood Movie in Development

22 April 2015 5:00 AM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

Pretty soon there will be more Robin Hood movies in development than there are Merry Men. Warner Bros. is following Sony, Disney, and Lionsgate into Sherwood Forest with its own take on the outlaw hero, scripted by Aquaman and Gangster Squad writer Will Beall. Get all the details on the Warner Bros Robin Hood movie […]

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WB has their own Robin Hood movie in the works, bringing the total to 4

22 April 2015 1:40 AM, PDT | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

For whatever reason, Robin Hood has become a very hot property. Movies featuring the legendary archer are already in the works at Sony, Disney and Lionsgate, and now Deadline has learned that Warner Bros. is also developing a Robin Hood flick. Details on WB's Robin Hood are being kept under wraps, but Will Beall (Aquaman, Gangster Squad) wrote the script, and Dan Lin (The Lego Movie, Sherlock Holmes) and John Zaozirny are attached to the project as producers. The tone of »

- Jesse Giroux

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Exclusive: 'The Bone Box' heads towards pre-production

22 April 2015 1:15 AM, PDT | MoreHorror | See recent MoreHorror news »

The Bone Box is a new horror film moving towards pre-production. Written and to-be-directed by first-time helmer, Luke Genton, the film follows a grave robber who comes to believe he’s being haunted by those he stole from.

The Bone Box is a one-location, character-driven ghost story in the vein of The Others and Insidious. The film stars Maria Olsen (Starry Eyes, Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief), Austin Highsmith (Dolphin Tale, Dolphin Tale 2, Gangster Squad), and Gareth Koorzen (My Name Is Vivienne). Rounding out the cast is the popular Katie Parker (Absentia, Oculus).

The Bone Box is a passion project; one that Genton has been developing with Koorzen for the past year. The team is attaching talent, shooting a teaser, and will soon be launching a Kickstarter campaign to fund the project. Check out a full synopsis below, watch for more news on the Kickstarter campaign, and »

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Sherwood Forest Crowding: Warner Bros’ Robin Hood Movie Makes Four

21 April 2015 3:06 PM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Exclusive: How hard has Hollywood fallen for the idea of a Robin Hood film? Warner Bros quietly has put one into development, scripted by Gangster Squad and Aquaman scribe Will Beall, and produced by The Lego Movie‘s Dan Lin, and John Zaozirny. They’re keeping the take on this one secret (it’s not Lego, which seems to work for everything), but this makes four major movie projects on the same subject. Sony, Disney and Lionsgate have the others. This latest deal follows… »

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A Fourth "Robin Hood" Film In The Works

21 April 2015 2:49 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

"Gangster Squad" scribe Will Beall and "The Lego Movie" producer Dan Lin are teaming with producer John Zaozirny for yet another movie about Robin Hood in development.

This marks the fourth film about the famed outlaw currently in the works, joining Lionsgate and Appian Way's dark origin story "Robin Hood: Origins," Disney's family adventure tale "Nottingham & Hood," and Sony's high-octane action take "Hood" which Jerry Bruckheimer is tipped to produce.

What kind of tale this one will be is being kept secret for now. These projects all follow in the wake of 2010's "Robin Hood" movie from Ridley Scott which garnered $300 million worldwide - but cost a whopping $200 million to produce.

Source: Deadline »

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Blade Runner: Ryan Gosling In Talks To Join Cast

16 April 2015 2:00 PM, PDT | Twitch | See recent Twitch news »

Ryan Gosling shows no signs of slowing down as The Wrap is reporting that he is in talks to join Harrison Ford on the cast of Denis Villeneuve's Blade Runner film. Gosling has recently been mentioned with projects like Del Toro's Haunted Mansion and reunite with Gangster Squad's femme fatale Emma Stone in La La Land.Villeneuve is no slouch himself as his latest film, the drug trafficking dram Sicario, was just announced in the lineup of Cannes in May. There are no details right now about who, or what, Gosling's character would be in the film. Production is set to begin in Summer of 2016. ...

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New Projects: Chris Pratt gearing up for bootlegging drama ‘The Real McCoy’

16 April 2015 12:06 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

You might’ve used the expression “The Real McCoy” and not actually known where it came from. Colloquially it refers to something being authentic, or the real deal. In fact, if someone were to name their movie after it, you might presume it was just a romantic comedy.

Well, now super-mega-star Chris Pratt is set to star in a movie about where that expression originated. The Real McCoy is a bootlegging drama about the life of Bill McCoy, a famous rum-runner during Prohibition who, as an American sea captain, shipped and sold illegal liquor across the coast until his capture in 1923. According to urban legend, McCoy touted that his liquor was never “cut”, or watered down, thus the expression “The Real McCoy”. But McCoy is also credited with having essentially created the six pack in order to better carry and ship bottles of rum and whiskey.

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Emma Stone And Ryan Gosling Reunite For Damien Chazelle’s La La Land

15 April 2015 12:51 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Crazy Stupid Love brought together one of contemporary cinema’s most attractive pairings in the shape of Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling. Their electric chemistry outshone the sometimes-wavering material and left audiences feeling all warm and fuzzy at their cutesy story arc. As the duo are now circling a new project, that would fling them back together, will we see more of their romantic rapport onscreen?

By the sounds of it, that’s a resounding yes. According to Deadline, Stone and Gosling are the latest thespian couple in the crosshairs for Damien Chazelle’s romantic musical La La Land, which is described as “an old fashioned musical set in contemporary Los Angeles and centers on a love story between a jazz pianist and an aspiring actress.” Originally, the Whiplash helmer had his drummer boy Miles Teller set to co-star alongside Emma Watson, but the pair dropped out due to various commitments elsewhere. »

- Gem Seddon

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Movie News: Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone Reunite for a Musical; 'John Wick' Directors Tackle Swat Team Movie

15 April 2015 12:00 PM, PDT | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

La La Land: Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, who previously showed great chemistry in Crazy, Stupid, Love and Gangster Squad, are now in talks to join the musical La La Land. The modern day-set but old fashioned song-and-dance style movie is writer-director Damien Chazelle's follow-up to Whiplash. The two actors would replace departed leads Miles Teller and Emma Watson. [Deadline]   Untitled Shanghai Swat Project: Stuntmen-turned-directors Chad Stahelski and David Leitch, who made their mark last year with John Wick (pictured above), have signed on to a period-set action movie based on the true story of the first Swat team. The currently untilted movie will focus on real-life British soldier William E. Fairbairn, who is said to have been a major influence on the...

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Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone for Whiplash director's next film

15 April 2015 7:20 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone are set to star in the next film from Whiplash director Damien Chazelle.

La La Land - a romantic musical set in contemporary Los Angeles - is expected to begin shooting in the autumn, according to Deadline.

The project would reunite Gosling and Stone, who previously worked together on 2011's Crazy, Stupid, Love and 2013's Gangster Squad.

La La Land will centre around aspiring and lonely actress Mia (Stone) and cocky, charismatic jazz pianist Sebastian (Gosling), who fall for each other.

However, the pair soon discover the challenge of making their relationship work in the cut-throat climate of the entertainment industry.

Last year, it was reported that Emma Watson and Miles Teller were poised to join the project, but neither deal worked out.

It was recently reported that Gosling will star in director Guillermo del Toro's reboot of The Haunted Mansion. »

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Ryan Gosling & Emma Stone Circle 'Whiplash' Director's 'La La Land'

15 April 2015 6:54 AM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

Last summer, we heard Whiplash star Miles Teller was looking to reteam with director Damien Chazelle for a Los Angeles set musical La La Land. At the time, Harry Potter franchise star Emma Watson was also in talks for the female lead, but they've both fallen away. Deadline is now reporting that Crazy Stupid Love and Gangster Squad co-stars Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone are circling the film about an aspiring actress named Mia, who's lonely desperate to fit in, and a cocky yet charismatic jazz pianist named Sebastian, who fall in love in Los Angeles. It's a straight-up, contemporary, romantic musical. More below! La La Land is also written by Chazelle, and it certainly sounds different than his Best Picture nominated directorial debut Whiplash. This also sounds like an interesting change of pace for both Gosling and Stone, who we haven't seen sing on the big screen at all yet. »

- Ethan Anderton

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Ryan Gosling & Emma Stone Replace Miles Teller & Emma Watson In Damien Chazelle's Musical 'La La Land'

15 April 2015 6:05 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone are such magnetic personalities individually, it's not a shock that Hollywood has been eager to see what happens when they get matched up on the big screen. Their first effort "Crazy, Stupid, Love" was a decent enough airplane movie that kind of lost it in the third act, while "Gangster Squad" is probably best not discussed. But if all works out, their third film could be the most promising yet. Deadline reports that Gosling and Stone are replacing the previously attached Miles Teller and Emma Watson in "Whiplash" director Damien Chazelle's musical "La La Land." Previously described as a cross between "The Graduate" and "Boogie Nights" (but, obviously, with music), the story is set in Los Angeles, and follows a young couple — actress, Mia and jazz pianist, Sebastian — who try to keep their relationship together in a city of cutthroat careerism. Read More: 'Whiplash' Director Damien. »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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News Briefs: Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone Reunite for a Musical; 'John Wick' Directors' Next Movie

15 April 2015 5:55 AM, PDT | Fandango | See recent Fandango news »

La La Land: Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, who previously showed great chemistry in Crazy, Stupid, Love and Gangster Squad, are now in talks to join the musical La La Land. The modern day-set but old fashioned song-and-dance style movie is writer-director Damien Chazelle's follow-up to Whiplash. The two actors would replace departed leads Miles Teller and Emma Watson. [Deadline]   Untitled Shanghai Swat Project: Stuntmen turned directors Chad Stahelski and David Leitch, who...

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‘Whiplash’ Director May Take Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling to ‘La La Land’

15 April 2015 5:00 AM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling have teamed for a film twice before. One was Crazy Stupid Love, and that worked out alright. The second movie was Gangster Squad (above), and the less said about it, the better. But that film’s problems weren’t related to the casting, and we’d be happy to see them work together […]

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Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone rumoured for Damien Chazelle’s La La Land

15 April 2015 4:00 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Deadline has reported that Ryan Gosling (Drive) and Emma Stone (Birdman) are rumoured to be close to a deal to star in Whiplash director Damien Chazelle’s La La Land.

The film, which Chazelle wrote before his breakout film Whiplash, is described as “an old fashioned musical set in contemporary Los Angeles and centers on a love story between a jazz pianist and an aspiring actress.” It would mark the third time that Gosling and Stone have worked together, having starred in Gangster Squad and Crazy, Stupid, Love previously.

In the early days of the project, Whiplash star Miles Teller was set to star, but he has reportedly moved off the project, as has Emma Watson who was also rumoured, but is to star in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast instead.

The plan is for La La Land to shoot in the fall should deals be made for both the actors. »

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Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone to star in La La Land

15 April 2015 2:00 AM, PDT | National Ledger | See recent National Ledger news »

Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone are in talks to star in 'La La Land'. The 'Crazy, Stupid, Love' co-stars are in negotiations with director Damien Chazelle and Lionsgate to star in the upcoming romantic musical after Miles Teller - who played the lead in Chazelle's Oscar-nominated film 'Whiplash' - dropped out, Deadline reports. Although neither Stone, 26, nor Gosling, 34 - who also appeared alongside one another in 'Gangster Squad' - have officially signed up for the film, production is scheduled to begin in autumn with the studio hoping to have the Hollywood stars on board. Chazelle - who is also a screenwriter - penned 'La La Land' before 'Whiplash' and it's described as an old fashioned musical set in contemporary Los Angeles and centres on a love story between a jazz pianists and an aspiring actress. Teller was originally attached to star alongside 'Harry Potter' star Emma Watson, »

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Third Time’s the Charm for Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone Reuniting on Musical La La Land

14 April 2015 6:50 PM, PDT | FilmSchoolRejects.com | See recent FilmSchoolRejects news »

Gosling and Stone previously worked together on Crazy, Stupid, Love and Gangster Squad

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'La La Land' May Reunite Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone

14 April 2015 6:08 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone are both circling the romantic musical La La Land. We first reported on the project back in June 2014, when Miles Teller and Emma Watson were attached to star, but Miles Teller has moved on and Emma Watson was forced to drop out due to her commitment to Disney's Beauty and the Beast. No deals are finalized for Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone quite yet, but Deadline reports that all parties are trying to make this happen.

The story centers on the budding romance between a jazz pianist and an aspiring actress in modern-day Los Angeles. While both quickly fall for one another, they discover how difficult it is to maintain a relationship along with their artistic endeavors. If both stars sign on, the plan is to move forward and start production sometime this fall. The project would also mark the third movie Ryan Gosling and »

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