Joaquin Phoenix Will Star in Upcoming Woody Allen Project
Woody Allen has tapped Joaquin Phoenix, star of the Oscar-winning movie Her, to lead his next feature. According to Deadline, filming will begin in July.
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Allen, as usual, has so far been secretive about the details.
The director's other recent movies include Blue Jasmine, for which Cate Blanchett just won an Academy Award, Midnight in Paris, You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger, Vicky Cristina Barcelona and more. Magic in the Moonlight is next on the roster.
The adaptation of his film Bullets Over Broadway is now running on the Great White Way, with Allen nominated for a 2014 Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical.
Phoenix will next be seen on the big screen in Inherent Vice. Aside from Her, he has recently starred in The Immigrant and The Master. Among his other well known films are Gladiator, Signs, The Village, Hotel Rwanda and Walk the Line.