Woody Allen's new film is his biggest release

August 22nd, 2013 3:02am EDT

Woody Allen Woody Allen has high hopes for his latest movie Blue Jasmine - it's set to become the filmmaker's widest release in America ever.

The critically acclaimed drama, which is gaining Oscar buzz for star Cate Blanchett, will roll out to 1,200 cinemas in the U.S. on Friday (23Aug13).

Allen's last movie, Midnight in Paris, played in 1,038 theatres at the height of its release.

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