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The main cast of The French Dispatch includes Bill Murray, Benicio Del Toro, Jeffrey Wright, Frances McDorman, Adrien Brody, Jeffrey Wright, Timothée Chalamet, Léa Seydoux, Mathieu Amalric, Tilda Swinton, Owen Wilson, and Stephen Park.

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The French DispatchInformation about the running time of the upcoming Wes Anderson film has been going around the internet today based on data added to IMDb. Though the city does not have any productions of commensurate scale planned for the near future, it does hope to capitalize on its unprecedented exposure when The French Dispatch” – which is expected to premiere at one of the major European festivals – comes out later this year. A collective of Angouleme-based cartoonists will release a graphic novel detailing their own experiences with the shoot, while two local businessmen have taken a former factory that was repurposed as a soundstage and plan to develop it into a permanent production facility.

Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci lead cast in the Brit indie pic from second-time director Harry Macqueen. Firth And Tucci play partners of 20 years who, after one is diagnosed with dementia, travel across the UK in their old RV. BBC Films, BFI and The Bureau are among partners.

After this class, Anderson recalls running into Wilson, and the two “started talking about writers, but we also talked about movies right off the bat,” he said to Interview Magazine in 2009. “I knew I wanted to do something with movies. I don’t know if he had realized yet that it was an option.” The two eventually became roommates, and worked on a script for a full-length movie they called Bottle Rocket. Anderson earned his B.A. in philosophy in 1991.

There have been a lot of cinematic love letters to journalism recently— Steven Spielberg , Tom McCarthy , Dan Gilroy —and, unfortunately, it’s not hard to suss out why: since The Perils of Pauline, filmmakers and audiences alike have been fascinated by movies about people or things that could die at any moment. Anderson, in contrast, seems to be most interested by things that have died and vanished from the world completely—see, e.g., The Grand Budapest Hotel—which means his decision to make The French Dispatch at this moment in history is an omen, and not a good one. Probably time to follow his lead and move to France.

The French Dispatch is a 2020 comedy-drama film written and directed by Wes Anderson, distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. The film stars Frances McDormand, Bill Murray, Timothee Chalamet, Jeffrey Wright, Benicio del Toro, Lea Seydoux, Tilda Swinton, Saoirse Ronan, Kate Winslet, Elisabeth Moss, Willem Dafoe, Christoph Waltz, Owen Wilson, Adrien Brody.

That certainly makes the Isle of Dogs follow-up sound like an anthology film, which will no doubt give each of these fantastic actors ample opportunity to shine alongside Anderson’s signature dialogue and tone. The French Dispatch is an upcoming American-German comedy-drama film written and directed by Wes Anderson. Its ensemble cast is led by Frances McDormand.

Production is officially underway on Guillermo del Toro’s star-studded new project Nightmare Alley, which features one hell of an ensemble cast that includes the likes of Bradley Cooper and Cate Blanchett in the leading roles.


Disney chairman Joe Roth agreed to fund the Rushmore project, and the final version of the film generated far more pre-release buzz than had Bottle Rocket. The Critics Associations of both New York and Los Angeles declared Bill Murray best supporting actor for his role as a wistful businessman who strikes up an unlikely friendship with Max. The film received rave critical reviews and was the subject of a wide publicity campaign. Still, the movie failed to gain a large audience, and though it was nominated for and received numerous critical awards, the Academy did not nominate the film in any Oscar categories.

Technical details on IMDb have now been updated to reflect a runtime of 4 hours and 1 minute, with part one being 1 hour and 57 minutes and part two being 2 hours and 4 minutes-but that’s not all. There’s also a reported director’s cut that is a whopping five hours and 25 minutes. While none of this has been officially confirmed yet, we’ve reached out to Searchlight Pictures for details. Currently, Wes Anderson’s longest film is The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou at 118 minutes, so this would certainly be new territory for the director.

What can viewers expect from The French Dispatch”? While the movie’s cast and setting has been confirmed, a lot of details surrounding Anderson’s latest directorial effort remain under wraps. One thing that’s clear is that Anderson has pulled actors and crew members from across his filmography to make a 10th feature that brings together elements from all of his nine previous films.

On top of those nominations, Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel” was nominated at the BAFTAs for the David Lean Award for Direction and for Best Animated Feature. The film won for Best Original Screenplay at the British awards ceremony.

No one makes movies like Wes Anderson. So when the visual stylist announces a new project, fans turn their heads (in very pronounced, synchronous, slow motion way set to a 1960s folk song). The French Dispatch is coming in 2020. For more, check out the star-studded cast list for Wes Anderson’s next dreamy, epic picture.

Previous reports indicated that perhaps some of the film was shot in black-and-white and might be animated, and based on the anthology concept, those reports may still be accurate. The French Dispatch stars Timothée Chalamet, Saoirse Ronan (the unofficial cinematic trilogy every soft boy dreams of), Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray, Léa Seydoux, Kate Winslet, Elisabeth Moss, Willem Dafoe, Christoph Waltz, Tilda Swinton, Benicio Del Toro, Adrien Brody, Rupert Friend, and a bunch of other names you can find on IMDb (just don’t trust the runtimes).

Written and directed by Wes Anderson, The French Dispatch follows American journalists at a newspaper bureau in 1950s Paris. The ensemble includes Bill Murray, Tilda Swinton, Frances McDormand, Benicio del Toro, Timothee Chalamet, Lois Smith and Jeffrey Wright.

Fox Searchlight’s upcoming movies include ‘ A Hidden Life, ‘ which is Terence Malick’s World War 2 drama and ‘ Jojo Rabbit ,’ Taika Waititi’s dark comedy that is set in Nazi Germany. As movie obsessives start scanning the calendar and compiling mental lists of what to look forward to in 2020, Wes Anderson ‘s name keeps cropping up again and again.

THE FRENCH DISPATCH will be released sometime in 2020, most likely the fall for the sake of awards contention. Chalamet was nominated for a Best Supporting Actor Golden Globe Thursday for his work in the addiction drama Beautiful Boy. Anderson’s adventure Isle of Dogs is up for Best Animated Movie.

With an estimated budget of $25 million, and a cast that mixes Anderson regulars Tilda Swinton, Owen Wilson and Bill Murray with newcomers like Timothée Chalamet, Benicio Del Toro and Kate Winslet, the film marked the largest-scale Hollywood shoot to hit the area since Steven Spielberg shot scenes from Raiders of the Lost Ark” in the nearby La Rochelle in the early 1980s – and even then, Spielberg and crew only stayed for four days.

There isn’t yet an official release date for The French Dispatch, but it’s likely that the film could first be screened for critics at one of the two major European film festivals of 2020, Berlin or Cannes We’ll let you know if the hefty runtime is legit when we know.

Wes Anderson and Bill Murray are up there with John Hughes and Molly Ringwald, Alfred Hitchcock and Cary Grant, Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio, and Quentin Tarantino and Samuel L. Jackson as one of the greatest actor-director duos of all time. And after working together most recently on the animated Oscar-hopeful Isle of Dogs, the two are joining forces once again.


The French Dispatch is a love letter to journalists set in an outpost of an American newspaper in a fictional 20th-century French city and brings to life a collection of stories published in The French Dispatch magazine. Kate Winslet has become the latest addition to the cast of The French Dispatch, with Saoirse Ronan revealing that the Oscar-winning British actress is set to appear in the new film from Wes Anderson.The French Dispatch

So far, we don’t know a whole lot about The French Dispatch. But the cast list alone is enough to make any Anderson fan salivate. Murray will play a character named Arthur Howitzer Jr., according to IMDb. It’s no surprise that he’ll pop up on screen, given that the comedian has appeared in every Anderson film since 1998’s Rushmore.

Wes Anderson’s previous movie ‘Isle Of Dogs’ starred Bryan Cranston, Jeff Goldlum, and Yoko Ono. It was an animated adventure set in Japan, when a “dog flu” epidemic spreads across the country, and we gave it a healthy four stars The movie is rumoured to be getting some Oscar nods very soon.

Disney is planning to still release Fox’s in-production movies. Here’s every Fox project that the Mouse House will distribute in the coming years. Wes Anderson’s next film has a name. And while it won’t be a musical, it will have a typically awesome Wes Anderson cast and style.

The press release also lists the official cast, which includes Benicio Del Toro, Frances McDormand, Jeffrey Wright, Adrien Brody, Timothée Chalamet, Léa Seydoux, Tilda Swinton, Mathieu Amalric, Lyna Khoudri, Stephen Park, Owen Wilson and Bill Murray. That’s an impressive assembly of talent, but it appears to be missing some names that were reported to be involved previously.

An assemblage of Anderson regulars and newcomers will populate the cast: Benicio Del Toro, Frances McDormand, Jeffrey Wright, Adrien Brody, Timothée Chalamet, Léa Seydoux, Tilda Swinton, Mathieu Amalric, Lyna Khoudri, Stephen Park, Owen Wilson, and Bill Murray.

Despite living in Paris for years, this will be the American director’s first feature length film based in France (he once based a short film, Hotel Chevalier in a Parisian hotel room). Renowned for shooting his films on-site that result in unique cinematography, we can definitely expect the auteur-director to show off the ambience of 1950s France in a way that will appeal to hipsters worldwide.

The main cast of The French Dispatch includes Bill Murray, Benicio Del Toro, Jeffrey Wright, Frances McDorman, Adrien Brody, Jeffrey Wright, Timothée Chalamet, Léa Seydoux, Mathieu Amalric, Tilda Swinton, Owen Wilson, and Stephen Park.

Speaking to the French outlet Charente Libre , Wes Anderson mention his upcoming movie The French Dispatch’ may be released before the end of the year. The director said that no release date has been decided but he thinks an end of 2019 deadline is doable. So, maybe there’s going to be a Wes Anderson movie this holiday season.


The French Dispatch” is reuniting Anderson with some of his most beloved collaborators, including Murray, Tilda Swinton, Frances McDormand, Saoirse Ronan, Owen Wilson, and Bob Balaban. Newcomers to Anderson’s world include Timothée Chalamet, Guillaume Gallienne, and Benicio del Toro. The movie currently does not have a release date, although Anderson did offer some good news on that front.

Filmmaker Wesley “Wes” Wales Anderson was born on May 1, 1969, in Houston, Texas. His father, Melver Anderson, ran an advertising and public relations company, and his mother, Texas Anne Burroughs, worked in both real estate and archaeology. Anderson grew up with his two brothers Eric and Mel, but their parents divorced when Anderson was eight. While trying to cope with the disintegration of his parents’ marriage, Anderson often misbehaved at school.

Continuing a long collaboration, Fox Searchlight Pictures announced they have acquired worldwide rights to Wes Anderson’s new film The French Dispatch and have set a theatrical release for 2020. Expect more news to surface as we inch towards the new year. In the meantime, catch up on Anderson’s entire oeuvre by listening to our debut season of Filmography below.

After the release of the stop-motion animation feature Isle of Dogs earlier this year, Wes Anderson has announced he will be returning to live-action directing for his 10th film, The French Dispatch. Fox Searchlight has picked up the worldwide rights to The French Dispatch. They have worked with Anderson in the past, having previously distributed films like Isle of Dogs and The Grand Budapest Hotel.

In March 2018, Anderson returned to the realm of stop-motion animation with Isle of Dogs. Based on the story of a 12-year-old boy who seeks to protect his city’s canines from a vengeful mayor, the film featured a star-studded cast that included Bryan Cranston and other longtime collaborators, like Murray.

Anderson took this advice to heart and paired it with another desire: “I want to write with Roman Coppola and Jason Schwartzman,” he said to New York Magazine in 2007. In order to accomplish both of these goals, Anderson, Coppola and Schwartzman boarded a train in India “to do the movie, trying to act it out. We were trying to be the movie before it existed.” The result was 2007’s The Darjeeling Limited, starring Schwartzman, Owen Wilson and Adrien Brody. The movie revolves around three estranged brothers taking a train ride through India in an attempt to reconnect. Again, critical reviews were mixed.

Holy Motors director Leos Carax’s first English-language film is a musical set against the backdrop of Los Angeles. Marion Cotillard and Adam Driver play star-crossed lovers, and the project is inspired by U.S. rock band Sparks who also provide music. The French production is backed by Amazon and it screams Cannes.

What we do know is that Wes Anderson is bringing along his usual, star-powered ensemble of actors who frequently leap at the opportunity to collaborate with the visionary storyteller. THE FRENCH DISPATCH, according to a press release, will star Benicio Del Toro, Frances McDormand, Jeffrey Wright, Adrien Brody, Timothée Chalamet, Léa Seydoux, Tilda Swinton, Mathieu Amalric, Lyna Khoudri, Stephen Park, Owen Wilson and Bill Murray.

Deadline says the movie is a love letter to journalists set in an outpost of an American newspaper in a fictional 20th-century French city.” The movie will bring to life a collection of stories published in The French Dispatch magazine.

Wes and our entire film making team are delighted to again collaborate with our partners at Fox Searchlight and excited to introduce audiences to The French Dispatch,” said producer Steven Rales. Wes Anderson has revealed new information about his film The French Dispatch, including guest stars, the plot and most importantly, a possible release date.

After this class, Anderson recalls running into Wilson, and the two “started talking about writers, but we also talked about movies right off the bat,” he said to Interview Magazine in 2009. “I knew I wanted to do something with movies. I don’t know if he had realized yet that it was an option.” The two eventually became roommates, and worked on a script for a full-length movie they called Bottle Rocket. Anderson earned his B.A. in philosophy in 1991.

French reports suggest that EUR8 million of the expected EUR27 million budget will be spent in Charente, Southwest France. The film’s production in Charente is centred in the city of Angouleme, a historic, fortified city. Dubbed the balcony of the southwest” due to its position on a plateau overlooking the Charente river, the city has the scenic credentials that warrant an Anderson-style makeover.

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