This is a beta version of NNDB
Search: for
Scoop (28-Jul-2006)

Director: Woody Allen

Writer: Woody Allen

Producers: Letty Aronson; Gareth Wiley

Keywords: Romantic Comedy

A young journalism student receives a tantalizing scoop from the specter of a deceased reporter, drawn into a romance with the aristocrat at the heart of her story.

Recently-deceased renowned British journalist Joe Strombel cheats Death to communicate with the mortal world as a ghastly specter, appearing to American journalism student Sondra Pransky during a magic show with a juicy scoop poised to reveal the identity of London's at-large "Tarot Card Killer". Acting on Joe's advice, Sondra is led into the arms of charming British aristocrat Peter Lyman, forced to reconcile the man of her dreams with the possibility that he may very well be the dangerous subject of her scoop.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Woody Allen
Film Director
1-Dec-1935   Annie Hall
Caroline Blakiston
13-Feb-1933   Lady Patience Hardacre on Brass
Charles Dance
10-Oct-1946   Good Morning, Babylon
Romola Garai
1-Jul-1982   Rory O'Shea Was Here
Julian Glover
27-Mar-1935   For Your Eyes Only
Anthony Head
20-Feb-1954   Rupert Giles on Buffy
Hugh Jackman
12-Oct-1968   X-Men
Scarlett Johansson
22-Nov-1984   Ghost World, Lost in Translation
Richard Johnson
30-Jul-1927   Treasure Island
Kevin McNally
27-Apr-1956   Pirates of the Caribbean
Ian McShane
29-Sep-1942   Lovejoy
John Standing
16-Aug-1934   British stage and film actor
Margaret Tyzack
9-Sep-1931 25-Jun-2011 The Forsyte Saga


Woody Allen   ...   Sid Waterman
Hugh Jackman   ...   Peter Lyman
Scarlett Johansson   ...   Sondra Pransky
Ian McShane   ...   Joe Strombel
Charles Dance   ...   Mr. Malcolm
Romola Garai   ...   Vivian
Kevin McNally   ...   Mike Tinsley
Jim Dunk   ...   Funeral Speaker
Robert Bathurst   ...   Strombel's Co-Worker
Geoff Bell   ...   Strombel's Co-Worker
Christopher Fulford   ...   Strombel's Co-Worker
Nigel Lindsay   ...   Strombel's Co-Worker
Fenella Woolgar   ...   Jane Cook
Peter Mastin   ...   Death
Doreen Mantle   ...   Joe's Co-Passenger
David Schneider   ...   Joe's Co-Passenger
Meera Syal   ...   Joe's Co-Passenger
Robyn Kerr   ...   Tinsley's Fan
Richard Stirling   ...   Tinsley's Fan
Carolyn Backhouse   ...   Vivian's Mother
Guo Toa   ...   Jar Spinner
Sam Friend   ...   Vivian's Brother
Mark Heap   ...   MC
Suzy Kewer   ...   Splendini's Assistant
Jody Halse   ...   Stagehand
Matt Day   ...   Jerry Burke
Elizabeth Berrington   ...   Antique Shop Couple
Rupert Frazer   ...   Antique Shop Couple
Christopher Godwin   ...   Desk Clerk
Julian Glover   ...   Lord Lyman
Paula Wilcox   ...   Garden Party Guest
John Standing   ...   Garden Party Guest
Sanjeev Bhasker   ...   Poker Player
John Light   ...   Poker Player
Tina Rath   ...   Wendy Beamish
Caroline Blakiston   ...   Mrs. Quincy
Richard Johnson   ...   Mr. Quincy
William Hoyland   ...   Butler
Moya Brady   ...   Screamer
Rosie Cavaliero   ...   Pedestrian
Anthony O'Donnell   ...   Pedestrian
Lynda Baron   ...   Tenant
Phil Cornwell   ...   Tenant
Victoria Hamilton   ...   Jan
Meg Wynn Owen   ...   Housekeeper
Alexander Armstrong   ...   Cop
Anthony Head   ...   Detective
Julia Deakin   ...   Sid's Co-Passenger
Margaret Tyzack   ...   Sid's Co-Passenger
Jeffry Wickham   ...   Sid's Co-Passenger


Have you seen this film? We would love to see your review.
Submit your review for this film

Do you know something we don't?
Submit a correction or make a comment about this profile

Copyright ©2014 Soylent Communications


Google Board Politics

Requires Flash 7+ and Javascript.


NNDB has added thousands of bibliographies for people, organizations, schools, and general topics, listing more than 50,000 books and 120,000 other kinds of references. They may be accessed by the "Bibliography" tab at the top of most pages, or via the "Related Topics" box in the sidebar. Please feel free to suggest books that might be critical omissions.