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Emma Stone (born Emily Stone in 06.11.1988) Emma Stone is an American actress known for her roles in 'Zombieland', 'Easy A', 'The Help' and 'The Amazing Spider-Man'.

Childhood: Emma Stone was born in Scottsdale, Arizona. Her parents were Krista and Jeff who was a contractor. She attended Sequoya Elementary School and Cocopah Middle School while being a member of the Valley Youth Theatre. She was then home schooled for two years while she appeared in plays with the theatre group. She attended Xavier College Preparatory but dropped out in the first year in order to move to LA and continue her acting career while she was home schooled.

Acting Career: Emma Stone's first television role was for the pilot episode of 'The New Partridge Family' 2005. She won the role after appearing on VH1 talent show 'In Search of the New Partridge Family'. Her first regular role was on Fox drama 'Drive' in which she starred as Violet Trimble. She auditioned for 'Heroes' put lost the part to Hayden Panettiere. Her feature film debut came with the 2007 comedy 'Superbad' in which she played Jonah Hill's character's love interest. She learned bass to play band member Amelia in 2008's 'The Rocker' and appeared as a sorority president in 'The House Bunny'. In 2009, she played the title character in 'Ghosts of Girlfriends Past' and starred alongside Jesse Eisenberg and Woody Harrelson in 'Zombieland'. In 2010, she voiced Mazie in 'Marmaduke' and had a leading role in the comedy 'Easy A' alongside Amanda Bynes for which she was nominated for a Golden Globe. She worked with the 'Easy A' director, Will Gluck, again in 2011's 'Friends with Benefits' and had starring roles in 'Crazy, Stupid, Love' and 'The Help' that same year. 2012 saw Emma play Gwen Stacy in 'The Amazing Spider-Man' where she met her current boyfriend Andrew Garfield. She is yet to appear in 2013 movies 'The Croods' as the voice of main character cavegirl Eep and 'Gangster Squad'.

Personal Life: Emma Stone is in a relationship with Andrew Garfield who worked with her on 'The Amazing Spider-Man'. Her husky voice is due to a baby colic she had whereby her persistent screaming and crying caused her to have calluses on her vocal cords. She now lives in Greenwich Village, New York City.



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Teenager Asks Emma Stone To Prom By Recreating 'La La Land' Intro


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An American teenager has attempted to invite Hollywood megastar Emma Stone to his school prom by re-creating in detail the opening sequence to La La Land.

17 year old Jacob Staudenmaier re-wrote the words to the movie’s song ‘Another Day of Sun’, and persuaded some of his schoolmates to assist him in trying to persuade the Oscar-winning actress to be his date at his prom.

An aspiring filmmaker himself, he directed and choreographed the two-minute sequence that has since been re-tweeted nearly 2,000 times and generated even more likes since the video surfaced earlier this week.

Continue reading: Teenager Asks Emma Stone To Prom By Recreating 'La La Land' Intro

Emma Stone Is Joined By Nicholas Hoult On Queen Anne Drama 'The Favourite'


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Starring alongside Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz in the forthcoming Queen Anne biopic 'The Favourite' is the newly announced Nicholas Hoult. The film explores the life of the 18th century monarch, from her numerous ill-fated pregnancies to her dealings with the country's first two-party government.

Emma StoneEmma Stone is set to star in 'The Favourite'

Directed by the Academy Award nominated Yorgos Lanthimos ('The Lobster', 'Dogtooth') and written by Tony McNamara ('Doctor Doctor', 'Ashby') and Deborah Davis in her screenwriting debut, 'The Favourite' explores the short reign of Queen Anne between 1702 and 1714 which saw the union of England and Scotland and subsequent creation of Great Britain. 

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Mahersala Ali, Viola Davis, Casey Affleck and Emma Stone in the press room at the 89th Annual Academy Awards (Oscars 2017) held at the Dolby Theatre at the Hollywood & Highland Center - Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 27th February 2017

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Emma Stone at the 89th Annual Academy Awards (Oscars 2017) held at the Dolby Theatre at the Hollywood & Highland Center - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 26th February 2017

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Emma Stone in the press room at the 89th Annual Academy Awards (Oscars 2017) held at the Dolby Theatre at the Hollywood & Highland Center - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 26th February 2017

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Emma Stone at the 89th Annual Academy Awards (Oscars 2017) held at the Dolby Theatre at the Hollywood & Highland Center - Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 27th February 2017

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Mahershala Ali in the press room with Emma Stone, Viola Davis and Casey Affleck at the 89th Annual Academy Awards (Oscars 2017) held at the Dolby Theatre at the Hollywood & Highland Center - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 26th February 2017

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La La Land Is Heading Into An Oscar Sweep


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The film already ties Titanic and All About Eve for the most nominations ever, with 14. And it could easily equal or better the record of 11 wins for Titanic, The Return of the King and Ben-Hur. Because La La Land has two nominations for Best Song, the most awards it could win is actually 13. And it's currently the favourite to take Picture, Director, Actress (Emma Stone), Cinematography, Editing, Production Design, Score, Song and even Costumes, despite stiff competition from Jackie.

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So why is this film winning over the Academy's voters? The simple explanation is that it's a movie about show business, and these tend to do well by Oscar (see recent Best Picture winners Argo, The Artist and Birdman). There's the added benefit that most voters haven't been subjected to the hype that has caused a mixed reaction from some critics and audiences (hint: watch it again to see what the fuss is about). La La Land is an energetic, honest and uplifting film about the struggle to make it in Hollywood. That it's also an original movie musical is merely icing on the cake.

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Why Did Emma Watson And Miles Teller Lose Out On 'La La Land' Roles?


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La La Land is currently dominating awards season with stars Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling each picking up a Golden Globe award and an Oscar nomination for their lead roles. But while it’s hard to imagine anyone else playing Mia and Sebastian, originally it was meant to be Emma Watson and Miles Teller singing and dancing their way around Hollywood.

Now a report by Page Six has claimed that both Watson and Teller lost out on the roles for being ‘too demanding’ and the film’s award season success has left both stars at war with their agents.

Emma WatsonEmma Watson was nearly cast as Mia in La La Land

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La La Land Review

Extraordinary

After storming awards season with Whiplash two years ago, writer-director Damien Chazelle returns with something even better: an original movie musical that is shamelessly enjoyable. It somehow manages to be a feel-good triumph as well as a darkly honest exploration of the quest for fame and romance in Los Angeles. And with fantastic songs, colourful choreography and already iconic performances from Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, this is pure cinematic joy.

It opens in a traffic jam on a warm winter's day, where aspiring actress Mia (Stone) first encounters struggling jazz musician Sebastian (Gosling). They meet a couple more times before they begin to share the troubles they are facing trying to make their dreams come true. As romance blossoms, Mia urges Sebastian to go for his passion project to create a proper jazz bar, while Sebastian supports Mia's attempt to write a one-woman show to display her talents. But there are huge pressures to endure and obstacles to overcome as this city pushes them to compromise.

Chazelle establishes the film's musical tone from the opening moment, a breathtaking single-take full-on musical number on a freeway flyover. And the movie only gets better from there, deepening the two central characters as every scene is packed with hilarious comedy, honest romance and wrenching drama. Gosling and especially Stone are perfect in these roles, drawing on their already established chemistry as they add singing and dancing to their repertoires.

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A Few Things You Probably Didn't Know About 'La La Land'


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'La La Land' broke records this year by winning a total of seven Golden Globes out of seven nominations, which is the most a movie has ever won. It's well deserved too, being one of the most impressive films of 2016 and an extremely relevent one for stars Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone.

La La LandEmma Stone and Ryan Gosling star in 'La La Land'

It's their third movie together after 'Crazy, Stupid, Love' and 'Gangster Squad', and if you ever wondered where the title comes from, it's both a reference to Los Angeles (LA) and the city's capacity to draw dreamers to its heart. Emma Stone herself was one of those dreamers at the age of 15.

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Ryan Reynolds And Andrew Garfield Share A Kiss As Ryan Gosling Accepts Golden Globe


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Ryan Reynolds and Andrew Garfield were the talk of the Golden Globes on Sunday night, after they shared a kiss as Ryan Gosling was named Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical.

Gosling beat Reynolds to the award and the Deadpool star consoled himself by smooching Garfield, who also left the awards empty handed after losing out on Best Performance in a Motion Picture Drama to Casey Affleck.

Ryan Gosling Spent Three Months Becoming A Piano Virtuoso


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Ryan Gosling has spoken about his experience spending three months learning the piano in preparation for his new movie, La La Land.

The movie has already been released in the States, where it’s being tipped for a good showing at the upcoming Oscars, but it comes out in the United Kingdom on January 17th. Gosling plays an L.A.-based jazz musician Sebastian, who struggles to get by until he meets aspiring actress Mia, played by Emma Stone, and their lives begin to turn around.

However, the 36 year old Canadian actor’s part involved him learning how to tinkle the ivories for real, and it was a challenge that Gosling got stuck into.

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'La La Land' Stars Ryan Gosling And Emma Stone Full Of Praise For Each Other


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Ryan Gosling has spoken about working with Emma Stone for the third time in their careers, on the new critically-acclaimed musical La La Land – and reckons they get on so well because she could be secretly Canadian!

The two stars spoke in a Q&A session together at the Toronto International Film Festival this week about their new movie, which received three standing ovations when it was screened on Monday night (September 12th).

“I like working with Emma because I think she's secretly Canadian,” the Canadian native joked. “That's why we get along so well – she's wildly apologetic for no reason.”

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Ryan Gosling And Emma Stone's 'La La Land' Gains Early Oscar Buzz After Venice Debut


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La La Land, the musical comedy-drama starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone has generated some major Oscar buzz after premiering at the Venice Film Festival on Wednesday. Directed by Whiplash’s Damien Chazelle, critics are saying the movie harkens back to the Hollywood of old and are predicting it will score multiple Oscar nominations next year.

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Stone stars as an aspiring actress who works as a waitress, serving coffees to movie stars in-between auditions. While working she meets jazz musician Sebastian (Gosling) and the pair strike up a romance, which becomes threatened when their dreams start to come true.

Continue reading: Ryan Gosling And Emma Stone's 'La La Land' Gains Early Oscar Buzz After Venice Debut

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Emma Stone

Date of birth

6th November, 1988

Occupation

Actor

Sex

Female

Height

1.68


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