Woody Allen's "To Rome with Love" has not even played in the U.S. theaters, but already the actor-turned-director is preparing another film project. Deadline has learned that Allen, who recently won a Best Screenplay Oscar for his work in "Midnight in Paris", has set his eyes on Bradley Cooper and Cate Blanchett to lead his forthcoming movie.
Details of the untitled Woody Allen project remain scarce. No start date has been set for it while Allen's camp refused to comment on the casting news. Nonetheless, it was revealed that the 76-year-old moviemaker is eyeing to shoot the movie in Denmark's capital, Copenhagen.
Allen has just completed "To Rome with Love", which stars Alec Baldwin, Penelope Cruz, Jesse Eisenberg and Ellen Page. It was also confirmed that famed designer duo Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana will make cameos in the dramedy, which will be released in the U.S. on June 22.
Cooper will next be seen starring opposite Olivia Wilde in "The Words". His other upcoming movies are "Outrun", "The Place Beyond the Pines" and "The Silver Linings Playbook". He has also signed on to return to "The Hangover Part III". As for Blanchett, the Oscar winner will next be seen in Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" and its sequel "The Hobbit: There and Back Again".