Woody Allen and Sofia Vergara (“Modern Family”) are set to join the indie comedy “Fading Gigolo” for MK2 and producer Jeffrey Kusama-Hinte reports Variety.
John Turturro wrote, will direct and stars in the film in which he and Allen play cash-strapped best friends who decide to go into the gigolo business together – Allen pimping out Turturro’s character. They subsequently attract the suspicion of the Hasidic Jewish community in which they live.
Sharon Stone will play Allen’s dermatologist who hires Turturro to sleep with her, Vergara is expected to play another wealthy client who’s bored with her marriage and wants a threesome with Turturro and Stone.
Shooting kicks off in April in New York. This will mark the first film in over a decade that Allen has acted in which he hasn’t directed.