Joaquin Phoenix Boards Woody Allen’s Next Film

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The recent Woody AllenDylan Farrow scandal apparently didn’t slow the 78-year-old director down as he continues his run of one movie per year and has picked one hell of a lead for his next film.

The Master and Her star Joaquin Phoenix has signed on to star in the director’s next. Allen also scripted the feature that will begin shooting this July.

Plot details are pretty scarce and it remains unclear with the film is a comedy, a drama or a mixture of both genres.

And it’s no surprise as we’re still waiting to see a trailer for his forthcoming Magic in the Moonlight, romantic comedy slated to hit theaters late this summer on July 26th. The film stars Colin Firth, Emma Stone, Marcia Gay Harden and Jacki Weaver.

Phoenix has just finished Inherent Vice for Paul Thomas Anderson and getting an Oscar nomination for Her, and with him on board, we’ll soon start to hear of additional A-list talent signing on.

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