Woody Allen is known for his love affairs and he seems to be developing one with Sony Pictures Classics. The art-house distributor has acquired the North American rights to Allen’s latest film, Midnight In Paris, which stars Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams, Kathy Bates, Michael Sheen, Adrien Brody and Alison Pill among others. SPC has distributed four Allen films total, including the last three in a row: Whatever Works, You Will Meet A Tall Dark Stranger and now Midnight In Paris. They also distributed Sweet and Lowdown in 1999.

Another film that might find itself with a blue SPC card in front of it is Morgan Spurlock‘s documentary The Greatest Story Ever Sold, which is set to premiere at Sundance later this month. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the company is “actively pursing” the rights to the film. Read more about both films after the jump. Read More »

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Woody Allen announced today the full cast for his upcoming film production Midnight in Paris. The film stars, in alphabetical order: Kathy Bates, Adrien Brody, Carla Bruni, Marion Cotillard, Rachel McAdams, Michael Sheen, Owen Wilson, and co-stars Nina Arianda, Kurt Fuller, Tom Hiddleston, Mimi Kennedy, Alison Pill and Corey Stoll. The film is gearing up to shoot in Paris this Summer. Check out the full press release after the jump.
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Adrien Brody has joined the cast of Midnight in Paris, the upcoming Woody Allen movie with a title that now, sadly, sounds far too much like a sex tape. As is so often the case with Allen, the cast is becoming quite impressive: it already featured Marion Cotillard, Kathy Bates, Rachel McAdams, Owen Wilson, Michael Sheen and Carla Bruni-Sarkozy.

Allen recently said “the film celebrates a young man’s great love for Paris, and simultaneously explores the illusion people have that a life different from their own is better.” Brody’s role is said to be ‘flashy.’ [THR]

After the break, Zoe Saldana kills people, and Christopher Walken gets some Wild Oats. Read More »

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For the past month or two, we’ve known some of the cast details for the film that Woody Allen will shoot in Paris this summer. Owen Wilson, Marion Cotillard and Rachel McAdams were all known to have parts. And now, counter to his usual practice, we already have a title: Midnight in Paris. Read More »

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