Filmmaker Woody Allen currently has “no intention” of retiring and is not writing another novel, his spokesman said.
The 86-year-old American director is currently filming a new film in Paris, which will be his 50th film, and has announced that it will be his last.
Recent reports cite quotes from an interview with a Spanish newspaper in which he is said to have said that his current project, Wasp 22, will be his last project. he.
An Allen spokesman said on Monday: “Woody Allen has never said he is retiring, nor has he said he is writing another novel.
“He said he was thinking about not making movies, because making movies go straight or very quickly to streaming platforms is not exciting for him, because he is a lover. enjoy the cinematic experience.
“At the moment, he has no intention of retiring and is delighted to be in Paris shooting his new film, which will be his 50th film.”
Allen is a four-time Academy Award winner, including the Academy Award for Best Director for the 1977 film Annie Hall.
His other films include 1979’s Manhattan, 1986’s Hannah and Her Sisters and 1989’s Crime and Crime.
In 2020, Allen hit back at Hollywood stars who denounced him, saying “it’s like people are suddenly eating kale”.
Stars such as Mira Sorvino, Greta Gerwig, Colin Firth and Rebecca Hall, are among the names far away from the director who has worked with him before.
They did so after the #MeToo movement renewed focus on allegations that the Oscar-winning film producer sexually assaulted his adopted daughter, Dylan Farrow, which he has vehemently denied.
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