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Woody Allen, 86, announces plans to retire after completing his 50th feature film

Woody Allen, 86, announces plans to retire after completing his 50th feature film… as he says he plans to focus his remaining years on writing

Woody Allen introduced Sunday that he will likely be retiring from filmmaking after completing his 50th feature.

The 86-year-old actor, author and director plans to retire from filmmaking to give attention to writing, in accordance to the Spanish newspaper La Vanguardia.

The director, who has denied sexual abuse allegations lodged in opposition to him by his daughter Dylan Farrow, is at present at work on his 50th and ultimate film, titled Wasp 22.

The film, which he in contrast to his late-career work Match Point, is being filmed completely in French. 

The finish: Woody Allen introduced Sunday that he will likely be retiring from filmmaking after completing his 50th feature; seen in 2019 in San Sebastian, Spain

Allen informed the Spanish newspaper La Vanguardia that he wished to spend his twilight years writing.

His swansong will likely be a film set in Paris and shot completely in French. Production is about to start in a few weeks.

The author and director claimed the plot could be ‘exciting, dramatic and also very sinister’ and described is as one thing comparable to the thriller Match Point, which gained the Goya award for Best European Film in 2006.

The Blue Jasmine director has chosen to work in Europe in recent times due to falling assist within the US amid allegations of abuse within the #MeToo period.

Swansong: Allen's  swansong will be a film set in Paris and shot entirely in French. Production is set to begin in a couple of weeks.

Swansong: Allen’s  swansong will likely be a film set in Paris and shot completely in French. Production is about to start in a few weeks.

His former companion, Mia Farrow, accused him of sexually abusing his adopted daughter, Dylan, when the lady was seven.  Allen had already shocked the general public when it grew to become recognized he had begun a romantic relationship with Farrow’s then 17-year-old adopted daughter Soon-Yi Previn. 

Farrow and Allen have been collectively for greater than a decade, from 1980 to 1992 and made 13 movies collectively earlier than he and the Hannah and her Sisters star break up and he took up with his step-daughter. 

The director has all the time denied the allegations, and no costs have been ever introduced in opposition to him, though Dylan has by no means denied her declare of abuse. 

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