TCA: Producer of New Woody Allen Doc Talks About Filmmaker Hitting The Top At 75

Ray Richmond is contributing to Deadline’s coverage of TCA.

Bob Weide, producer of the forthcoming four-hour Woody Allen documentary that carries the working title Seriously Funny — The Comic Art of Woody Allen and premieres Nov. 20-21 as part of PBSAmerican Masters series, appeared this morning on a TCA panel to hype this show. Flanking him were Manhattan star Mariel Hemingway and Oscar-winning Mighty Aphrodite star Mira Sorvino as well as American Masters creator and exec producer Susan Lacy. Notably absent from the panel: Mr. Woody Allen himself.

Hardly a shock.

“He’s in Rome right now shooting a film,” Weide reasoned.

“Or he’d be here,” Lacy quickly added.

“Right. Sure he would,” Weide shot back. “As a matter of fact, I have Mister Allen right here backstage … along with Marshall McLuhan.” (more…)

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