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Well, that didn't take long. We just got news that Bruce Willis was fired from Woody Allen's latest film, but don't worry, they've already found a big name replacement and production will go off as planned.
Bruce Willis has indeed departed from Woody Allen’s upcoming film, but not due to scheduling conflicts as we initially thought. As it turns out, he may have been fired.
Just a couple days into shooting, and not only does Woody Allen's new film still not have a title - it just lost a lead. Find out why Bruce Willis is on his way out - and who we'd love to see on their way in.
With a new Woody Allen movie tends to come a new and impressive Woody Allen cast. Check out the director's latest talent roster, after the jump.
The IMDB page for Irrational Man has it down for a July 24 release date, though I imagine that might be limited release, with a platform spread as the movie performs (or dries up and blows away). IMDB also lists the movie’s genre as “mystery,” which is a mystery.
In recent years, Woody Allen has loved to shock and deceive moviegoers with his seemingly random casting decisions - but the thing is that they always appear to work. Not only does Woody write the perfect characters for the right actors, but the actors themselves seemingly elevate their abilities when they work with the legendary director.
Everybody's favorite neurotic actor/writer/director Woody Allen is getting closer to releasing his next film. Quiet since 2013's Blue Jasmine, the 79 year old multi-talented auteur is due for another hit. Good news for fans of Allen, his film now has a title and distribution partner.
Woody Allen has had a weird career. Followed around by bizarre and sometimes troubling headlines and considered simultaneously a critic’s darling and a near habitual box office disappointment, he’s managed to consistently churn out headlines for fifty years.
Woody Allen is never one to stay dormant for long, and long for him is not very long for the rest of us. With his latest film, Magic In The Moonlight, heading to theaters this summer; the director is already starting to ramp up work on his latest film.
Colin Firth is everywhere this year, and it's a good thing! The man has worked hard to hit pretty much every demographic in the market, and he's doing a pretty comprehensive job. He's got Paddington for the kids, Kingsman: The Secret Service for the teens-adults, and numerous titles for adults and Academy voters alike. One such film that falls into that last category is Woody Allen's latest comedic effort, Magic In The Moonlight.
We have yet to see the first collaboration between Emma Stone and director Woody Allen, as >Magic In The Moonlight isn't scheduled for release until late July, but apparently the production on that project went rather smoothly, as now they are reportedly ready to work together again. And while Colin Firth plays opposite Stone in Magic, he's found her a different Oscar-caliber leading man for their latest film.
Last night, the Hollywood Foreign Press honored Woody Allen with the Cecil B. Demille lifetime achievement award. The writer/director/ actor’s longtime collaborator and friend Diane Keaton handled the mini-ceremony with her usual charm and an extended montage worked its way through all of the Oscar winner’s most beloved works.
Woody Allen may have already wrapped his latest film Magic in The Moonlight, but that doesn't mean the persnickety director will give up the goods when it comes to what the movie is all about. Nonetheless, with word that Sony Pictures Classics will be distributing the film, Allen has decided to drop a few details.
Spacey is fantastic in House of Cards. I can understand why he might want to use the Netflix original series to showcase his talents, but there are countless other projects I’d use to show off his refined skills. What would you select for a Spacey highlight reel?
Details on the plot are still a mystery, but we do know that the film was shot in the South of France, making Magic in the Moonlight Allen's eighth movie to be set in Europe. Magic in the Moonlight boasts an ensemble that includes English actress Eileen Atkins, Hamish Linklater, Simon McBurney, two-time Academy Award nominee Jacki Weaver, Erica Leerhsen, Catherine McCormack, Paul Ritter, and Jeremy Shamos.
What if Woody Allen directed The Wolverine? That’s the question comedian Ben Stadler answers with the hilarious clip above. He not only imagines Logan in Manhattan, plagued by neuroses and self-defeating insecurities; he imagines him as Woody Allen.
I have to admit it’s a huge relief knowing that we probably won’t have to worry about seeing men in their 50s and 70s go on about loose bowels or other geriatric ailments. Though I fully expect to hear a few jokes about Viagra and the trouble with maintaining erection.
Though the film is partly set in the New York, Allen's most familiar setting, the bulk of the narrative will take place in San Francisco, where quasi-socialite Jasmine (Blanchett) is forced to take shelter with her sister Ginger (Sally Hawkins) after her marriage with Alec Baldwin’s Wall Street financier implodes.
Both written and directed by Allen, the new film centers on Jasmine (Blanchett), a woman who has become used to the finer things in life thanks to her wealthy husband (Alec Baldwin). But when everything falls apart and Jasmine begins to have a nervous breakdown, she moves out to San Francisco where she can stay with her sister Ginger (Hawkins).
Very little is known about the plot of Blue Jasmineat this time, though it's been said that the film chronicles the mental crisis of a New York housewife. Making up for the lack of plot details, however, is the fact that the film has a noteworthy, incredible ensemble.