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Allen casts Cate Blanchett in movie
Cate Blanchett. Picture: Larry Busacca/Getty Images.

Director Woody Allen has announced details for his next movie, which he'll shoot in San Francisco and his native New York.

The cast will include Australian Oscar winner Cate Blanchett, Alec Baldwin, Sally Hawkins, Peter Sarsgaard and comedian Andrew Dice Clay.

The as yet untitled project is 76-year-old Allen's 40th film and marks his return to production in the US after making his last three films in London, Paris and Rome. He won the Best Original Screenplay Oscar this year for "Midnight in Paris.

In his latest film "To Rome with Love", which will be released in the US on June 22, Allen appears alongside Penelope Cruz and Jesse Eisenberg.

The West Australian

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