A Rainy Day in New York, the film completed by Woody Allen in 2018 but left in limbo after backers Amazon Studios terminated its agreement with him, is set for release in Italy and elsewhere in Europe.
According to Variety, distributors Lucky Red have purchased rights to the film in Italy and plan to release it on October 3, leading to speculation that it may be screened at the Venice film festival, which begins on August 28. Deals are also believed to be in place to release the film in France, Belgium, and the Netherlands. There is no indication yet of any release in the US or UK.
Described as a romantic comedy, and starring Timothée Chalamet, Selena Gomez, Jude Law and Elle Fanning, A Rainy Day in New York has become a lightning rod for controversy since the re-emergence of sex abuse allegations against Allen by his daughter Dylan Farrow, which Allen has always denied. Read more