Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired all North American rights to Woody Allen’s upcoming film, Magic in the Moonlight, from Gravier Productions.
With an ensemble cast that includes Eileen Atkins, Colin Firth, Marcia Gay Harden, Hamish Linklater, Simon McBurney, Emma Stone, and Jacki Weaver, Magic in the Moonlight is a romantic comedy about an Englishman brought in to help unmask a possible swindle. Personal and professional complications ensue. The film is set in the south of France in the 1920s against a backdrop of wealthy mansions, the Côte d’Azur, jazz joints and fashionable spots for the wealthy of the Jazz Age.
Like Blue Jasmine, Magic in the Moonlight is produced by Letty Aronson, Stephen Tenenbaum and Edward Walson. The film was shot by Darius Khondji (Midnight in Paris) with Production Design by Anne Seibel (Midnight in Paris.