Madrid — Woody Allen
is re-teaming with Spain’s Mediapro
, one of Europe’s biggest independent film-tv companies, to develop his next film with an eye it seems to shooting in Spain.
Mediapro co-financed and co-produced two of Allen’s highest-grossing movies, 2008’s “Vicky Cristina Barcelona
,” which grossed $96.4 million worldwide, and 2011’s “Midnight in Paris
” which earned $151.2 million around the world.
A spokeswoman for Mediapro confirmed to Variety
that Mediapro, with 56 offices in 36 countries, will produce Woody Allen’s next film.
“The project is still at an initial step and it is too early to talk about locations or other details,” she added.
According to Spanish newspaper El Pais, which cites confirmation by Mediapro sources, Allen’s team has been scouting locations in the Basque Country. No details of the film projects’s title, cast or indeed subject have emerged.
Mediapro executives will meet with the San Sebastian-Gipuzkoa Film Commission today