Continuing the relationship that has yielded such recent box office successes as
Allen notoriously keeps the subjects of each of his films a closely guarded secret. "Magic" stars
The year the film opens will depend on whether it plays at the Cannes Film Festival in May, Allen said in The Times' interview. Sony Classics released Allen's "Blue Jasmine," which has made more than $33 million to date. The company also released Allen's 2011 film, "Midnight in Paris," which made $56 million, a high number for recent releases from the iconic filmmaker.
Allen, a four-time Oscar winner, will receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award this weekend during the Golden Globes. He has already made clear he will not be attending to accept the prize, and
"I'm not an awards person," Allen said in the recent interview. Regarding the Golden Globes honor, he added, "I said if I don't have to watch it and I don't have to come to it, they can do anything they want."
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