Amazon Studios, owned by the world's largest e-commerce store, has announced a partnership with acclaimed Hollywood director Woody Allen. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the studio will finance the next movie by the master.
The volume of investments is estimated at $ 25 million. Kate Winslet, Justin Timberlake and James Belushi agreed to play in the project, which, as is often the case with Allen's movies, does not yet have a name. Filming is due to start in autumn 2016 in New York.
Recall that the previous work of the master - "High Life", in which the main roles were played by Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg, opened the 69th Cannes Film Festival, and was also shown at the International Moscow Film Festival. The project was also promoted by Amazon.
According to a long-standing tradition, many famous Hollywood and European actors are movieed in the movies of Woody Allen. Sometimes their roles are limited to just a couple of episodes. The director's movies consistently come to the attention of various professional unions of moviemakers and, as a rule, are nominated for the most prestigious awards in the award season.
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