Woody Allen has provided additional particulars about an upcoming function he plans to shoot in Paris, which he additionally says could also be his final. Talking with French Sunday paper Le Journal du Dimanche, the filmmaker defined he intends to maneuver to Paris in September to make what will likely be a French-language thriller.
Allen mentioned the story will likely be within the vein of his 2005 Match Level, calling it “a type of toxic romantic thriller” and that it’s going to function an all French solid. He additional famous he has already lined up his principal actors.
The movie, which he additionally not too long ago mentioned, with out revealing particulars, in a dialog with Alec Baldwin, is being financed out of the U.S., Allen informed the JDD. “This will likely be my fiftieth function,” he mentioned, including, “It could be the final one.” Allen beforehand shot 2011’s Midnight In Paris within the capital, profitable a Greatest Authentic Screenplay Oscar for the fantasy romance.
The 86-year-old’s most up-to-date movie was Rifkin’s Competition, which grossed simply $2.3 million, reaching the U.S. in a restricted launch earlier this yr however making little affect within the market.
MPI Media Group dealt with that movie, stepping in for Amazon Studios, which yanked its $80 million distribution take care of Allen in 2019. The filmmaker has seen his profession choices slim in recent times amid revived scrutiny round previous allegations of sexual abuse.
Requested by the JDD if he has feared not with the ability to proceed making motion pictures due to these allegations, Allen responded, “I’m an creator and nobody can stop me from writing, and subsequently from working. It’s the assure of my freedom and of my independence.”