A stylish new poster heralds a La La Land IMAX debut
One of the most buzzed about releases moving into Awards season, writer and director Damien Chazelle’s latest is heading to the big, big screen. A La La Land IMAX run has today been announced, set to launch domestically January 13. There’s also a stylish new La La Land IMAX poster that you can check out in full in the gallery viewer at the bottom of this page.
La La Land tells the film tells the story of Mia (Emma Stone), an aspiring actress, and Sebastian (Ryan Gosling), a dedicated jazz musician, who are struggling to make ends meet in a city known for crushing hopes and breaking hearts. Set in modern day Los Angeles, this original musical about everyday life explores the joy and pain of pursuing your dreams.
“The beautiful presentation of ‘La La Land’ in IMAX took my breath away,” said director Damien Chazelle. “I cannot wait for audiences to see the work of all the talented crafts-people who helped bring this story to life — the music, sound, production design, costumes, performances — everything explodes in IMAX.”
“‘La La Land’ is a beautiful and entertaining love letter to old-school Hollywood made with a clear passion for the movies, and what better way to savor the music and unique visual style of Golden Globes-nominated ‘La La Land’ than in the most immersive movie-going experience possible — in IMAX,” adds Greg Foster, CEO of IMAX Entertainment and Senior Executive Vice President, IMAX Corp. “We are excited to work again with our friends and partners at Lionsgate, as well as the incredibly talented writer/director Damien Chazelle in bringing this crowd-pleasing film to IMAX audiences around the world.”
The IMAX release of La La Land will be shown in its digitally re-mastered format, which includes the image and sound quality of The IMAX Experience with proprietary IMAX DMR (Digital Re-mastering) technology.
Currently playing in IMAX in South Korea, La La Land will continue rolling out in other international territories over the next several months. The film received seven Golden Globes nominations, more than any other film, including Best Picture, and was also named Best Picture by the New York Film Critics Circle.
The La La Land cast also includes John Legend, Jessica Rothe, Sonoya Mizuno and Callie Hernandez as well as J.K. Simmons, who reunites with Chazelle following his Oscar win for Whiplash. Producers include Fred Berger, Gary Gilbert, Jordan Horowitz and Marc Platt.
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