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Ryan Gosling on Improvising and His True Audition Story That Made it into ‘La La Land’

"I do love movies but I love making them more. I've never found something professionally that engages me as much as that." - Ryan Gosling

Watch: Emma Stone and J.K. Simmons Talk ‘La La Land’

The pair spoke about the challenges of working on a musical and working with Chazelle on his dream project.

Movie Review: Damien Chazelle’s ‘La La Land’ Starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling

The movie is likeable and funny, yet extremely frustrating. I just wish the stars had a high-belt or two in their pockets.

Emma Stone on How Broadway Boosted Her Confidence

"I feel more like I understand acting in a different way." - Emma Stone on Her Broadway Experience

Michael Keaton, Edward Norton and Emma Stone Talk ‘Birdman’ in this Hilarious Video

The actors go into all aspects of the their performances in Birdman and also features some hilarious interplay between Keaton and Norton, just like in the film.

How Did Emma Stone Convince Her Parents to Let Her Become an Actor? She Made a PowerPoint Presentation

"I never wanted to do anything else, from 7 on. It wasn't a flight of fancy." - Emma Stone

Watch: Emma Stone’s Audition for ‘Easy A’

Emma Stone makes her Broadway performance debut today in the first preview of Cabaret, taking over the role from Michelle Williams. It’s probably quite nerve-wracking for Stone to debut in such a high-profile role, especially since the first few years of her screen acting career consisted of bit parts or supporting roles on television and in film. Stone finally starred in her first lead movie role in 2010’s Easy A, but she had to jump through a number of hoops in order to land the part — including filming her audition as a webcam confession that her character does in ... Read more

Emma Stone Gets Her a Second Chance to Play Sally in the Broadway Revival of ‘Cabaret’

Cabaret is bringing in another Hollywood heavy-hitter from the big screen who is going to test her mettle on Broadway. Emma Stone is replacing Michelle Williams in the revival of Cabaret beginning Nov. 11. Stone was fortunate enough to see the 1998 show starring Natasha Richardson. She explained to The New York Times how it changed her perception, “Listening to Natasha Richardson, I realized you could be an actor in a musical and not have the perfect voice I’d heard on cast recordings.” That inspired her to tackle the role once Williams ended her run. Stone shared, “I don’t have ... Read more

Emma Stone in Talks to Star in Broadway’s ‘Cabaret’… Again

With Michelle Williams set to depart her role of Sally Bowles in Broadway’s Cabaret on November 9, producers are in talks with Emma Stone to make her Broadway debut replacing her in the Roundabout Theater Company production until the musical is set to close on January 4, according to The New York Times. If this already sounds vaguely familiar, you’re not crazy. Stone was actually announced as the first choice to play the lead in the revival of the popular Sam Mendes/Rob Marshall production of the musical alongside Alan Cumming, who was awarded a Tony for his portrayal of the MC ... Read more

Teaser Trailer: ‘Birdman’ Starring Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton, Emma Stone & Naomi Watts

Birdman or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance is a black comedy that tells the story of an actor (Michael Keaton) — famous for portraying an iconic superhero — as he struggles to mount a Broadway play. In the days leading up to opening night, he battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career, and himself. Cast: Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton, Andrea Riseborough, Amy Ryan, Emma Stone, and Naomi Watts Director: Alejandro G. Narritu

Emma Stone’s Advice to Actors

Emma Stone was at WonderCon this past weekend promoting her upcoming film, The Amazing Spider-Man when at one point, they took audience questions and someone asked her what advice she would give to actors.

Trailer: “The Amazing Spider-Man” starring Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Martin Sheen, Sally Field

Director: Mark Webb Cast: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Irrfan Khan, Martin Sheen, Sally Field, Denis Leary, Campbell Scott, C. Thomas Howell

Emma Stone on dropping out of High School: “Had I graduated I would’ve missed [Superbad], and had I missed that opportunity I wouldn’t be here right now”

In the next two months, Emma Stone will appear in a whopping three films: Friends with Benefits (July 22), Crazy Stupid Love (July 29) and The Help (August 12).