Emma Stone Joins Joaquin Phoenix in Woody Allen’s Next Film (EXCLUSIVE)

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Emma Stone and Joaquin Phoenix are set to star in Woody Allen’s next pic.

The film is currently untitled, but Allen is expected to write, produce and direct as he has with so many of his other projects.

Plot details are unknown, but sources say the film would likely shoot this July. The film is also without a distributor, but Sony Pictures Classics is a front-runner, as it has distributed this last handful of Allen films.

The cast is slowly starting to come together and expect it to be another grand ensemble. While this will be the first time Allen will have worked with Phoenix, he has been known to become attached to certain stars like Scarlett Johansson and Dianne Wiest. He looks to be doing the same here with Stone, whom he worked with on the upcoming “Magic in the Moonlight.”

Stone is coming off a big weekend at the box office, where her film “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” grossed $91.6 million at the domestic box-office. She is repped by WME and Anonymous Content.

Allen’s last film, “Blue Jasmine,” landed Cate Blanchett a lead actress Oscar and Sally Hawkins a supporting actress nomination.

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  1. Steven Kaye says:

    Great news. She must have had a blast working on Magic in the Moonlight.

  2. David Fuchs says:

    The plot thickens. Now the press is starved to get a comment from Emma. Bf the Farrows attacked Woody, Emma said that the genius “changed my life.”
    Afterwards, no one asked Emma why she worked w/ the evil Woody bc she did the film prior to the Farrow-attack. But now she is the new ally (a la ScarJo).

    • David Fuchs says:

      All the actresses say, “I don’t know the facts.” I want them to say, “I have a question for the ‘fact-finder’ at Vanity Fair:
      how is it humanly possible for the counselor to counsel Woody on a sexual issue–when the SAME counselor testified (page 6) that there WAS no sexual issue??!!

  3. David Fuchs says:

    There are comments that claim that Woody’s films are not good.
    The Academy has made clear how much they adore Woody’s films.. The lower classes, who buy tickets for comic books, have made clear how much they hate them.
    When you say that you hate them, you identify yourself.

    There are comments that claim that Woody is “rich.” Mia has always said that he’s rich & powerful.
    These people say that the comic books that earn $1 billion are not “rich,” and that the artist who never sold out & never made $ is “rich.”
    When they lie, they identify themselves.

  4. Tez says:

    ohh my god…emma stone is so freakin pretty…those looks are the ones who took my heart and she is a part of my life now…I Love You emma from the bottom of my heart and i always will untill my last breath…!

  5. BillUSA says:

    Why does Woody Allen get to make movies while under suspicion of child molestation? Ooooooh, that’s right, he made a bunch of flicks that a lot of people liked. Better yet, why should Hollywood be consistent with the application of condemnation of anything involving sex?

    • Steven Kaye says:

      Actually, he’s not under suspicion of anything. There were some accusations made 20 years ago – and regurgitated a couple of months ago – but they were investigated at the time and found to be wholly without substance. .

  6. Chris says:

    She always gets paired up with an older man nowadays. But it doesn’t matter, I love her.

  7. Gabril king maria says:

    actually its my favourate film again it make sence i love it i swear my clossest friend who is among the actors who are running fishing without nets ABDIKANI love you buddy i can ‘t wait to watch this amazing film

  8. Josalyn says:

    Hopefully , for once , Woody can force Emma Stone to give a strong performance with range . She was lightweight and out of her league in The Help . She is only decent at playing herself on screen .

  9. Chelsea says:

    I love you Emma!!!.

    • Luke says:

      Good for you, Emma! Ignore all that nasty talk about Woody and Bryan Singer and make that money! That’s ALL that counts! Money, money, money!!!

  10. even though I don’t really like Woody as a person, his work has always been great. and totally happy for Emma! such a big fan of her.

    • rawley says:

      Well, his work has certainly not ALWAYS been great. He’s made, what, about 60 movies? Only a handful are actually good.

  11. James says:

    Great news for Phoenix and fans of his work. This looks to be a great match of artists. Will be looking forward to this.

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