Whatever Works is an upcoming 2009 comedy film written and directed by the prolific film maker Woody Allen. This film stars Evan Rachel Wood, Patricia Clarkson, Kristen Johnston, Larry David, Ed Begley, Jr., Michael McKean, and Henry Cavill. Wood plays the na?ve young wife of Larry Davids Ebenezer Scrooge-like character. The film is a dark comedy starring Larry David as an eccentric man from Greenwich Village who gets caught up in a series of love stories which get him in tangled up with a young girl from the south (Evan Rachel Wood) and her parents. The movie was filmed in New York City, marking Allens return to that city after a four-film sojourn to Europe.