The prolific director isn't saying yet what the film is about. But it is set in the South of France and, judging by images released from the production, appears to be set sometime in the 1930s. (The title may be a reference to Dean Martin's romantic ballad "Magic Is the Moonlight.")
The movie stars Eileen Atkins,
Allen's latest film,
is still in theaters and has made has made a robust $31.7 million domestically and generated critical praise for lead actress
The French location of "Magic in the Moonlight" returns Allen to the site of his late-career hit, 2011's
"Magic in the Moonlight" is expected to be released in 2014, though it does not yet have a U.S. distributor.