"Midnight in Paris," which already stars Owen Wilson, Marion Cotillard, Rachel McAdams, Kathy Bates, Michael Sheen and French first lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, will follow a family traveling through France on vacation. Included in the party is a young couple who are forced to rethink their lifestyle.
Wilson's character will find himself in the enviable position of being in a love triangle (this being Woody Allen, after all) with McAdams and Cotillard, while Brody' character has been described as "flashy" by The Hollywood Reporter.
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Allen is currently at Cannes, where he premiered "You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger," starring Naomi Watts, Josh Brolin, Anthony Hopkins and Antonio Banderas, to mixed reviews.
Brody can next be seen in "Splice," in which he and Sarah Polly play a pair of bio-engineers who learn the hard way about the dangers of mixing human DNA with other lifeforms. That movie comes out June 4. On a related note, if you missed Brody in criminally overlooked "Brothers Bloom," add it to your Netflix cue.
"Midnight in Paris begins shooting this summer in France with an eye toward a 2011 release.