SPC scores North American rights to Allen film

Sony Pictures Classics has picked up North American rights to “Midnight in Paris,” the latest from Woody Allen.

Shot in the French capital, “Midnight” stars Kathy Bates, Adrian Brody, Carla Bruni, Marion Cotillard, Rachel McAdams, Michael Sheen and Owen Wilson. Story centers on a family traveling to Paris for business.

Pic is the fourth Allen film to be released by Sony Pictures Classics after “You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger,” “Whatever Works” and “Sweet and Lowdown.”

Letty Aronson, Steve Tenenbaum and Jaume Roures produce “Midnight,” which is funded by Mediapro, the Spanish company that also financed “Vicky Cristina Barcelona” and “Tall Dark Stranger.”

No release date for “Midnight” has yet been set.

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