Arizona teen Jacob Staudenmaier created a video set to La La Land‘s “Another Day of Sun” to ask Emma Stone to be his prom date.


The Arcadia High School student filmed a parody prom-posal video in the style of the Oscar-winning film’s opening scene. It features a dance number on an L.A. highway, for which he enlisted dozens of fellow students and teachers, and his school’s parking lot.

Stone herself is an Arizona native, a fact that Staudenmaier mentions in his lyrics. The student says the idea of asking Stone began as a joke, but he went with it. He also says he has a backup date in case Stone turns him down. Stone picked up an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the musical.

“Prom is April 29th. You’re an Oscar winner, I’ve got two of my own, so maybe I could buy you dinner. It’ll make my night, and maybe make yours too-oo-oo. But I don’t know, it’s up to you,” go the lyrics to Staudenmaier’s song. “People say I look like Ryan Gosling,” he continues as a guy behind him shakes his head. “And maybe that’s a bit far-fetched. Please don’t let me down, it’d be in your hometown.”

See the student’s video in the tweet below, and compare it to versions of the original in the video below.

Stone has yet to comment on the prom-posal.

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