A representative for beleaguered Woody Allen said Monday that the filmmaker will retire after completing his 50th film.
In an interview published in a Spanish newspaper on Saturday La VanguardiaAllen said he did not intend to make any more films and would instead focus on writing novels.
“My idea, as a rule, is not to focus on making more movies and writing these stories, but now I’m thinking more novels,” he told the outlet.
Allen’s rep told several media outlets on Monday that the 86-year-old “has no intention of retiring” and “has not said he is retiring, nor has he said he is writing another novel.”
“He said he loves the movie experience so much that he’s thinking about not making a movie because it wouldn’t be very fun for him to make a movie that would transition directly or very quickly to a streaming platform.
In an interview with Alec Baldwin in June, Allen said “a lot of the thrills are gone” from filmmaking, and he may end up writing a Broadway script in the future. , accused of being sexually assaulted when she was a child, and following the #MeToo movement, Hall’s director came under intense public scrutiny for the allegations. Several major stars, including Kate Winslet, Elliot Page, and Colin Firth, have either expressed regret working with Allen or promised never to work with him again.
https://www.forbes.com/sites/marisadellatto/2022/09/19/woody-allen-not-retiring-from-film-making-rep-says-despite-interview-comments/ Woody Allen won’t retire from filmmaking, rep says — despite interview comments