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might not be getting any younger, but he's certainly getting more prolific. He's currently aiming to release a movie every year, and 2013 is no different. This year Allen returns to his native New York to deliver Blue Jasmine. You can get your first glimpse of stars and below:

(via IndieWire)

Now, we know practically nothing about Blue Jasmine, except that it follows "the story of the final stages of an acute crisis and a life of a fashionable New York housewife." Personally, I'm hoping it'll be a true-to-form Allen movie encompassing heavy doses of neurosis, drama, witty dialogue and, of course, rather dark hilarity. However, it could also follow the more dramatic turn of Allen's more recent work. Although this isn't entirely unwelcome, the presence of and suggests it won't be without some laughs. However, the rest of the cast aren't really known for their comedy roles. As well as Blanchet and Hawkins, Blue Jasmine will also star , , and .

What do you think? Will Blue Jasmine be classic Woody Allen comedy, or a darker more dramatic affair? Let us know below.


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