In the clip above, he performs the group’s debut single with a choir of kids acting suspiciously calm for a group of people in the same room as Ryan Gosling.It’s not as complicated as his million-miles-an-hour finger work in La La Land, but it’s clear there’s a base level of skill there. It was as though we hadn’t fulfilled our destiny somehow, but, again, that’s flattering, because you’ve hit an emotional nerve with a two-hour movie. In a recent interview with Director Nick Cassavetes, he revealed to Maybe I’m not supposed to tell this story, but they were really not getting along one day on set. And Ryan came to me, and there’s 150 people standing in this big scene, and he says, “Nick come here.” And he’s doing a scene with Rachel and he says, “Would you take her out of here and bring in another actress to read off camera with me? When they ended up not being together, Mc Adams told , “There was that sense that we had let everyone down [laughs].Ryan Gosling is the complete package: decorated actor, meme source material, funny-face-maker, and canvas upon which we may project our dreamiest fantasies.Now you can add to that list “accomplished showman,” as Gosling is earning raves for his song-and-dance performance in Damien Chazelle’s old-school musical La La Land.
He wears the same face he donned as the real human being/real hero in : He’s defeated, but he’s made peace with it.
As hangdog jazz cat Sebastian, Gosling soft-shoes his way through a fantasy Los Angeles with down-on-her-luck actress Mia (Emma Stone), and as romance blossoms, their emotions tend to explode into euphoric production set pieces complete with all the classical trimmings.
From elaborate tap numbers to a ballroom pas de deux across the cosmos to one showstopper of a piano solo, Gosling does it all — or does he?
They rehearsed every day for three months prior to the beginning of shooting, and it shows.
is one of the most iconic love-stories of the 21st century. They were committed to their characters and both of them are terrific artists in their own right. I would love to work with them [again].” Having not known they would end up together, Gosling told , “All I knew is that she was a force to be reckoned with. She’s not someone you can ever dismiss or put into any category.
Returning to the boyhood dance routine that brought him reluctant viral traction earlier that year, a humbled Gosling goes through his steps and demonstrates that he’s both got a sense of humor about his career and still retains the fleet-footedness of his tween self.