Damien Chazelle

Brad Pitt and Emma Stone lined-up for Babylon

Brad Pitt and Emma Stone lined-up for Babylon

Brad Pitt and Emma Stone are being lined-up for roles in ‘Babylon’. The 55-year-old actor is being considered to star alongside the 30-year-old actress in Damien Chazelle’s latest project which is being described as a "bold auteur piece" with a "significant budget". Chazelle – who Stone worked with on the Oscar-winning musical hit ‘La La Land’... »

Justin Hurwitz channeled ‘loss, pain, grief and loneliness’ for First Man

Justin Hurwitz channeled ‘loss, pain, grief and loneliness’ for First Man

Damien Chazelle wanted Justin Hurwitz to channel "loss, pain, grief [and] loneliness" in the score for ‘First Man’. The 33-year-old composer – who worked with the director on the hit 2016 musical ‘La La Land’ – has revealed that "themes are very important" to the filmmaker and when creating their sound for a flick, Chazelle "throws words... »

Justin Hurwitz says La La Land will become a stage show

Justin Hurwitz says La La Land will become a stage show

Justin Hurwitz says plans are underway to create a ‘La La Land’ stage show. Hurwitz was responsible for scoring and writing the songs for the five-time Oscar winning 2016 musical movie, which starred Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone. The 33-year-old composer has revealed that it is his intention to turn the Los Angeles love story into a theatre production but he intends to wait "a few ... »

Damien Chazelle ties the knot

Damien Chazelle ties the knot

Damien Chazelle has tied the knot with Olivia Hamilton. The ‘La La Land’ director married the actress at Point Dume in Malibu, California over the weekend, around one year after they got engaged, Us Weekly reports. Little detail is currently known about the wedding but Damien has previously gushed about how much he loves Olivia. Speaking when he won Best Director at the Oscars in 2016,... »

Damien Chazelle: The real-life story behind First Man is ‘wild and shocking’

Damien Chazelle: The real-life story behind First Man is ‘wild and shocking’

Damien Chazelle says the real-life story behind ‘First Man’ is more "wild and shocking" than he could’ve imagined. The 33-year-old director has helmed the new movie about Neil Armstrong, the astronaut who became the first man to walk on the Moon, and Damien has revealed that his pre-shoot research led him to discovery lots of new and surprising things about the American... »

Ryan Gosling’s moon movie honour

Ryan Gosling’s moon movie honour

Ryan Gosling found it an "honour" to play Neil Armstrong in ‘First Man’. The 37-year-old actor portrays the late astronaut – who was the first man on the moon – in Damien Chazelle’s upcoming biopic and he embraced the chance to show some previously-unknown aspects of the lunar pioneer’s personality on screen. He said: "I think the term still water... »

Jason Clarke dismisses First Man criticism

Jason Clarke dismisses First Man criticism

Jason Clarke has dismissed criticism that ‘First Man’ is anti-American. Ryan Gosling portrays late astronaut Neil Armstrong in the drama, which retells NASA’s mission to land a man on the moon for the first time, and the movie received criticism after he said Armstrong’s moonwalk "was widely regarded not as an American, but as a human achievement". However, co-sta... »

Damien Chazelle defends First Man anti-American allegations

Damien Chazelle defends First Man anti-American allegations

Damien Chazelle and Neil Armstrong’s sons have defended accusations that new movie ‘First Man’ is anti-American. Ryan Gosling portrays late astronaut Armstrong in the drama, which retells NASA’s mission to land a man on the moon for the first time, and the movie has been under fire after Gosling said Armstrong’s moonwalk "was widely regarded not as an American, b... »

Casey Affleck producing new sports drama

Casey Affleck producing new sports drama

Casey Affleck is producing new sports drama ‘Fencer’. The 43-year-old actor is bringing the project to the big screen through his Sea Change Media Company and he will also have a supporting role in the film. Jasmine McGlade will direct the project from her own script and Sea Change Media executive Whitaker Lader will co-produce. The movie will follow the story of a strong-minded female... »

Damien Chazelle ‘still processing’ Oscars mix-up

Damien Chazelle ‘still processing’ Oscars mix-up

Damien Chazelle is "still processing" the Oscars 2017 Best Picture mix-up. The 33-year-old director’s movie ‘La La Land’ was initially called out as the winner of the prestigious award when presenters Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway were given the wrong envelope but Damien says he knew immediately something was wrong. He told The Hollywood Reporter: "[After the anno... »

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