Woody Allen Announces Full Cast of His New Film

Director Woody Allen (“Midnight in Paris”) has another film project in the works. In a press release issued on Monday, Allen announced the full cast of his new, as yet untitled, feature film. Three new additions to top billing are Jude Law (“The Young Pope”), Diego Luna (“Rogue One”), and Liev Schreiber (“Ray Donovan”). Timothée Chalamet (“Call Me By Your Name”), Elle Fanning (“Mary Shelley”), and Selena Gomez (“The Fundamentals of Caring”), who were previously announced, are also main stars.

As is typical of an Allen film, there’s also quite a few supporting actors. In alphabetical order, Annaleigh Ashford (“American Crime Story”), Rebecca Hall (“Professor Marston and the Wonder Women”), Cherry Jones (“Transparent”), Will Rogers (“A Bad Idea Gone Wrong”), and Kelly Rohrbach (“Café Society”) will also feature in the new film.

No word yet on the film’s plot, though we do know that Amazon Studios will come to theaters. This will be the fourth collaboration between Allen and Amazon, following in the steps of his latest film “Wonder Wheel,” his first TV series “Crisis in Six Scenes,” and last year’s “Café Society.”

“Wonder Wheel” is set for a world premiere as the closing film of October’s New York Film Festival. Starring James Belushi (“According to Jim”), Juno Temple (“Black Mass”), Justin Timberlake (“Inside Llewyn Davis”) and Kate Winslet (“Steve Jobs”), the film is a 1950s era drama set in Coney Island. The film will be released by Amazon Dec. 1, followed by a national theatrical run. After its time in theaters, it will be available to all Amazon Prime members via Prime Video.

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