Casting Choices on Woody Allen's Next Summer Shoot

February 21, 2007

I've gained a lot of respect for Woody Allen, despite his occasional flops, he's a filmmaking genius who's never stopped. Allen is currently completing Cassandra's Dream, another one of his dramas that stars Ewan McGregor, Colin Farrell, and Michelle Williams. Following that he'll pick up again with a shoot right away in the summer in Barcelona, Spain for his next untitled project. A script hasn't even been written and all he's done is chosen the cast (thanks to Variety).

Somehow Allen has convinced the gorgeous and talented Penélope Cruz and now Spanish star Javier Bardem (Collateral, The Sea Inside) to join. Given there isn't a script, not too much is known besides that it will shoot in Barcelona and contains English and some Spanish dialogue. Apparently the plot features foreigners in the city and a love entanglement. I've visited Barcelona once, and it's a beautiful city, and I'm hoping that if you combine that with Allen, you'll get a beautiful film, but we have yet to see. I'll definitely be out in theaters to see both this and Cassandra's Dream whenever they may show up, and I hope some others will be there to join me.

Find more posts: Movie News

Discover more around the web:

Reader Feedback - 2 Comments


I really liked Scoop. I thought it was funny. Oh well. But yes, you have to give Woody some respect. I am a newer fan of his work and yes he has had flops, but he has been putting out about one movie per year for about 30 years. And he has tried all kinds of things. He must have a lot of ideas. Not all of them have been successful, but he is definitely prolific.

Zach on Feb 22, 2007


Bonjour et bienvenue, Assistant réalisateur - responsable des repérages au cinema recherche en permanence des appartements haussmanniens et contemporains spacieux, propriétés de caractère / hotels particuliers et maisons d'architectes sur Paris et sa région. Contrats de location réalisés dans les règles de l'art : états des lieux - assurance - remise en état - arrangement financier négocié au cas par cas ! A votre disposition pour vous rencontrer prochainement ! Arnaud MATHEY DREYFUS / Arnaud Repérages 06 60 44 20 83

Arnaud on May 19, 2010

Sorry, no commenting is allowed at this time.




Alex's Top 10 - 2018
1. The Nightingale
2. Vox Lux
3. Into Spider-Verse
4. Shirkers
5. First Man
6. Old Man & Gun
7. M:I - Fallout
8. The Favourite
9. If Beale Street...
10. Blindspotting
Click Here for Thoughts

Adam's Top 10 - 2018
1. Upgrade
2. Annihilation
3. A Star is Born
4. Into Spider-Verse
5. BlacKkKlansman
6. Suspiria
7. Assass. Nation
8. Avengers: Inf. War
9. Bumblebee
10. Bad Times Royale
Click Here for Thoughts


Subscribe to our feed or daily newsletter:
Follow Alex's main profile on twitter:
For the news posts only, follow this acct:

Add FS to your Feedly updates: click here