Bruce Willis withdraws from Woody Allen movie

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 25 August 2015
Bruce Willis

Bruce Willis

Hollywood icon Bruce Willis has been forced to withdraw from Woody Allen's next movie because of his other commitments

Bruce Willis has withdrawn from Woody Allen's next movie due to conflicting commitments.

The 60-year-old actor was one of the first performers to be cast in the star-studded movie from the acclaimed director, but it's turned out he won't be able to fulfill the part.

Bruce - who was set to feature alongside the likes of Blake Lively, Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg - has had to withdraw from the project on account of his plan to appear in a Broadway adaptation of Stephen King's best-selling novel 'Misery', Deadline reports.

The news comes shortly after Kristen admitted auditioning for Woody's new movie was a "stretch".

The 25-year-old actress - who's known for her appearances in the 'Twilight' franchise - said she found it particularly awkward having to audition for a part without having any prior knowledge of the character.

She shared: "It's weird, you're not supposed to talk about Woody Allen movies before they're out, but I think I'm probably allowed to generally say it's a stretch for me. And so I just wasn't sure. So, I just cold read, and I was like, 'I have no concept of [the character].'"

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