Emma Stone on more than “La La Land”

The Denver Post - - LIFE & CULTURE - By Lisa Kennedy

In­ter­view­ers have been ask­ing Emma Stone for au­di­tion hor­ror sto­ries ever since “La La Land” first be­gan wow­ing au­di­ences at the Venice Film Fes­ti­val in Au­gust. (It opens Fri­day.) And who can blame them?

Her char­ac­ter, Mia, has a few doozies. Cast­ing di­rec­tors text, take phone calls, cut the as­pir­ing ac­tress mide­mot­ing. This steady stream of “thank yous” and “here’s your hat what’s your hur­rys?” are enough to make a gal from Reno, Nev., high-tail it home.

So sit­ting in a meet­ing room at Den­ver’s Four Sea­sons ho­tel with direc­tor Damien Chazelle hours be­fore their candy-hued won­der

Emma Stone on open­ing night of the Den­ver Film Fes­ti­val be­fore en­ter­ing the El­lie Caulkins Opera House. John Leyba, The Den­ver Post

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