SPC nabs Woody Allen’s ‘Stranger’

London-set pic stars Banderas, Hopkins, Watts

Sony Pictures Classics has snagged the North American distribution rights to Woody Allen’s drama “You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger” and set a fall release.

Set in London, pic stars Antonio Banderas, Josh Brolin, Anthony Hopkins, Freida Pinto and Naomi Watts.

It’s the third Allen film released by Sony Classics, which also handled “Whatever Works” last year and “Sweet and Lowdown” in 1999.

“Stranger” was shot in London in August and is produced by Letty Aronson, Steve Tenenbaum and Jaume Roures. Pic’s financed by Mediapro, the Spain-based company that also funded “Vicky Cristina Barcelona.”

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