Cooper's portrayal of a struggling writer in the thriller Limitless (2011) and a rookie police officer in the crime drama The Place Beyond the Pines (2012) drew praise from critics.He found greater success with the romantic comedy-drama Silver Linings Playbook (2012), the black comedy crime film American Hustle (2013), and the biopic American Sniper (2014).Then they put us together and I was like, 'I've got this!'"Gosling, who was also a guest on the show, chimed in, telling Norton he grew up loving musicals from the '50s and "assumed they were a thing of the past." RELATED: Emma Stone Stuns in Burgundy at 'La La Land' London Screening"When I met the director [Damien Chazelle] he was really passionate to make a musical that was relevant to a modern audience," he dished. We tried to make a musical for people that don't like musicals."But RELATED: 'La La Land' Review: You'll Fall Hard for Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling's Latest Love Story"When I was seven years old, I broke both my arms because my gym teacher let go of my ankles when I was on parallel bars and I fell six feet to the ground," she explained.In an interview with the , she recently described one addition, revealing: 'When I was 16, a casting director screamed at me, went ballistic when I didn't know my lines, 30 seconds after I got the script. She replies truthfully: 'You've just got to keep trucking.' Thinking back to filming Mia's failed auditions scenes, Emma explains it was a 'cathartic experience' to draw on her own experiences of having doors slammed in her face. 'In the years of auditioning and feeling how Mia is feeling, it's nice to have it turned into something productive. Over the weekend, successfully straddles the border between the modern day and the timeless, marrying director Damien Chazelle's dream of creating a musical inspired by traditional French and American filmmaking during the Golden Age and bringing it into the 21st Century.
Every actor can relate to those feelings,' she said. It was this creative ambition that drew Emma to the role.'I would've loved to be around for Hollywood's Golden Age,' she admits as we discuss the changing nature of Hollywood.
A huge part of the success of the movie is the chemistry between the two actors.
They've developed that chemistry over their three collaborations — .
He first gained recognition as Will Tippin in the spy-action television show Alias (2001–2006), and achieved minor success with a supporting part in the comedy film Wedding Crashers (2005).
His breakthrough role came in 2009 with The Hangover, a critically and commercially successful comedy, which spawned two sequels in 20.
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