The legendary filmmaker Woody Allen is known for working with newcomers and upcoming stars. However, for his next film after Cafe Society, he has chosen ‘Steve Jobs’ and ‘Titanic’ actress Kate Winslet.
As per The Hollywood reporter, Kate Winslet is currently in talks with the director to join his next movie. Like all his films, even this one is subject to secrecy – not much is known about the story or locations yet. The title is yet to be announced. Woody Allen’s recent film, Cafe Society, was the opening film at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival. The film is slated to release in the U.S. on July 15 by Lionsgate and Amazon.
Kate Winslet has never worked with the Allen before. The Hollywood Reporter further adds that this is the first high-profile casting for an Allen film since he was the subject of a rape joke at Cannes and a blistering essay by his son Ronan Farrow over allegations of child sexual abuse.
Winslet received a Golden Globe and Oscar nomination this year for her work in Steve Jobs. The British actress will next be seen in Collateral Beauty opposite Will Smith, and she is attached to star opposite Idris Elba in Fox and Chernin Entertainment’s The Mountains Between Us.
A power casting we must say. Trust these two to create something brilliant.