‘La La Land’ Added As AFI Fest Centerpiece Gala

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The American Film Institute has added Lionsgate’s musical La La Land as a Centerpiece Gala for AFI Fest, where it will screen November 15. The pic, Damien Chazelle’s follow-up to his Oscar Best Picture nominee Whiplash, stars Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone and has been making the fest rounds since its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival. Lionsgate will open it in theaters December 9. The Summit Entertainment pic is set in Los Angeles and revolved around Mia, an…