As Woody Allen was placing the ultimate touches on his newest movie, A Wet Day in New York, the #MeToo motion introduced renewed consideration to allegations that Allen sexually molested his then seven-year-old adopted daughter, Dylan Farrow, in 1992. Allen adamantly denies the allegations and has by no means confronted felony prosecution; however, final 12 months Amazon terminated its relationship with Allen, citing the negativity publicity stemming from the allegations. This left the standing of A Wet Day in New York in limbo — till now.
As revealed earlier this month, A Wet Day in New York will lastly be launched in Europe later this 12 months. An October third premiere is already scheduled in Italy, and Allen is reportedly near securing distribution offers in a number of different European international locations. As such, at the moment he’s unveiled the trailer for the movie through his private Fb web page. You possibly can see it beneath.
The romantic comedy stars Timothee Chalamet, Elle Fanning, Selena Gomez, Rebecca Corridor, and Jude Legislation. In a single explicit scene that has solely stoked the controversy surrounding Allen, Legislation’s character engages in a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old “concubine” (performed by Fanning).
Most of the stars of A Wet Day in New York have taken motion to distance themselves from the movie and Allen. Corridor (who additionally starred in Allen’s Vicky Christina Barcelona) donated her wage to the Time’s Up anti-harassment fund, whereas Chalame break up his earnings between Time’s Up, the LGBT Centre in New York, and RAINN. One other actor, Griffin Newman, despatched his wage to RAINN (the Rape, Abuse, and Incest Nationwide Community) and described himself a “coward” for not quitting the film within the first place.