Woody Allen Is Too ‘Radioactive’ for a US Studio to Work With Him Again

”No legit company is going to touch him,“ one insider says

Woody Allen’s “Rifkin Festival” has been making the rounds in European theaters since premiering at Spain’s San Sebastián Film Festival last September, but has no U.S. distribution plans lined up — and according to several insiders, none is going to touch any Allen film with a 10-foot pole given the cloud hanging over the Oscar-winning filmmaker.

“There is no chance any studio is going to work with him,” one producer who spoke anonymously told TheWrap. “No legit company is going to touch him — he is going to have to work with European financiers for the rest of his life.”

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Beatrice Verhoeven

Film Editor, Twitter: @bverhoev