Woody Allen’s flippant Amazon series can’t keep up with its loud politics, but Miley Cyrus makes her mark.
Woody Allen brings his unique sensibility to the small screen for the first time with this month’s Amazon series Crisis in Six Scenes. We preview this bold new venture for Hollywood’s hardest-working auteur, and discuss our favourite Woody films from throughout his extraordinary career.
Crisis in Six Scenes is a is a comedy that takes place in the 1960s during turbulent times in the United States and a middle class suburban family is visited by a guest who turns their household completely upside down. Allen plays a character named Sidney Muntzinger.
Woody Allen has revealed the primary cast members for his long-awaited Amazon TV series, which is set to begin shooting in March. The six-part comedy will star Miley Cyrus, Elaine May and Allen himself.
It was reported this week that Bruce Willis was exiting Woody Allen’s new project due to his commitments to bring Stephen King’s “Misery” to Broadway, though rumours circulated that Willis was let go by Allen because he didn’t feel he was right for the role. Now Deadline is reporting that Oscar nominated actor Steve Carell will be reuniting with Woody Allen for the first time in over ten years to replace Willis in said role.
Woody Allen has begun casting his 2015 feature film, and he has set Jesse Eisenberg, Bruce Willis and Kristen Stewart to lead the ensemble. The film is as yet untitled and there are no plot details, but will be produced by Letty Arsonson, Stephen Tenenbaum and Edward Walson.