Woody Allen Begins Filming Wasp 22, Director’s First French Film

Woody Allen began filming “Wasp 22”: it is the first French-language film of his career and is a “Match Point”-style comedy noir.

Author: Elisabetta Murina

O fiftieth of your career and first in french. Woody Allen continues to enter the history of cinema and began filming in Paris wasp 22a new film shot entirely in French language with Lou de Laage, Poupaud, Valérie Lemercier and Niels Schneider as protagonists.

What we know about “Wasp22”

At the moment, there is little information about Vespa 22, the first film in french by Woody Allen. According to what the well-known director, 86 years old, made known, it is a noir-style comedy Match point, released in 2005, starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Scarlett Johansson. At the time, the financial difficulties of shooting the film in New York forced Allen to rewrite the script adapting it to the London setting. Filming on the new film, the first in French, began on October 3 in Paris. The details of the plot are not known, although it is known that among the protagonists will be the actors. Lou de Laage, Poupaud, Valérie Lemercier and Niels Schneider.

Woody Allen and the rumors of a movie retirement

In recent weeks, some statements by Woody Allen seemed to suggest his intention to leave the cinema to devote himself to writing novels. In an interview with LaVanguardia, he said: “My idea, in principle, is to stop making films and concentrate on writing”. But through a spokesman the correction soon arrived, with no intention of leaving the world of cinema, in fact, a new film in production in Paris: “He never said he was retiring and didn’t even say he’s writing another novel. He currently has no plans to retire and is thrilled to be in Paris filming his new film, which will be his 50th.”

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