WOODY WEDNESDAY Discussing Woody Allen’s new movie IRRATIONAL MAN

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Sony Acquires Woody Allen’s IRRATIONAL MAN – AMCi

Published on Feb 5, 2015

Sony Pictures Classics has acquired the North American rights to Woody Allen’s next film “Irrational Man”. This marks the eight collaboration between Allen and the studio. Few details are known about the film to date but it is said that it may focus around a University Professor and his student, whose entanglement may turn deadly. The film stars Joaquin Phoenix, Emma Stone and Parker Posey.

Irrational Man (film)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Irrational Man
Directed by Woody Allen
Produced by Woody Allen
Letty Aronson
Stephen Tenenbaum
Written by Woody Allen
Starring Jamie Blackley
Joaquin Phoenix
Parker Posey
Emma Stone
Cinematography Darius Khondji
Production
company
Gravier Productions
Perdido Productions
Distributed by Sony Pictures Classics
Country United States
Language English

Irrational Man[1] is an upcoming mystery comedy-drama film directed and written by Woody Allen. The film stars Jamie Blackley, Joaquin Phoenix, Parker Posey, and Emma Stone.

Principal photography of the film began on July 7, 2014 in Newport, Rhode Island.

Plot[edit]

On a small town college campus, a philosophy professor (Joaquin Phoenix) in existential crisis gives his life new purpose when he enters into a relationship with his student (Emma Stone).

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

On May 2, 2014, it was announced that Woody Allen would write and direct his upcoming film, in which Joaquin Phoenix had joined the cast.[3] Later on May 6, Emma Stone joined the cast, marking her second film collaboration with Allen as she previously co-starred in Allen’s romantic comedy Magic in the Moonlight in 2014.[4] On July 24, Parker Posey and Jamie Blackley also joined the cast, which Allen would produce along Letty Aronson and Stephen Tenenbaum.[2] On January 29, 2015, Sony Pictures Classics acquired the distribution rights to the film and revealed the title to be Irrational Man.[5]

Filming[edit]

The principal photography of the film began on July 7, 2014 in Newport, Rhode Island and it lasted through the end of August.[6] The crews were spotted filming outside at The Fastnet Pub in Newport.[7][8] Posey was also spotted on the set.[9]

References[edit]

  1. Jump up^ Ford, Rebecca (29 January 2015). “Woody Allen’s Next Movie ‘Irrational Man’ Goes to Sony Pictures Classics”. The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 29 January 2015.
  2. ^ Jump up to:a b c Kroll, Justin (July 24, 2014). “Parker Posey and Jamie Blackley Join Woody Allen’s Next Film”. variety.com. Retrieved July 28, 2014.
  3. ^ Jump up to:a b Fleming Jr, Mike (May 2, 2014). “Joaquin Phoenix Set For Starring Role In Next Woody Allen Movie”. deadline.com. Retrieved July 8, 2014.
  4. ^ Jump up to:a b Kroll, Justin (May 6, 2014). “Emma Stone Joins Joaquin Phoenix in Woody Allen’s Next Film”. variety.com. Retrieved July 8, 2014.
  5. Jump up^ McNary, Dave (January 29, 2015). “Sony Classics Buys Woody Allen’s ‘Irrational Man’ for North America”. variety.com. Retrieved January 30, 2015.
  6. Jump up^ “Woody Allen Film in RI Begins Production”. golocalprov.com. July 7, 2014. Retrieved July 8, 2014.
  7. Jump up^ Squires, Frieda (July 7, 2014). “Woody Allen project filming in Newport”. providencejournal.com. Retrieved July 8, 2014.
  8. Jump up^ Goldstein, Meredith; Shanahan, Mark (July 8, 2014). “Emma Stone stays in Rhode Island for Woody Allen film”. bostonglobe.com. Retrieved July 8, 2014.
  9. Jump up^ Siobhan (July 14, 2014). “Woody Allen and Emma Stone spotted filming in Rhode Island”. onlocationvacations.com. Retrieved July 16, 2014.

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