Wes Anderson is back with The French Dispatch, a”love letter to journalists” that boasts among his greatest casts yet.
Place from the 20twentieth century at the fictional city of Ennui-sur-Blasé, Anderson’s followup to Isle of Dogs targets an American journalist based in France (thus the title of this literary newspaper, The French Dispatch of this Liberty, Kansas Evening Sun). Bill Murray stars as Arthur Howitzer, Jr., The French Dispatch‘s editor, whose editorial team includes personalities played by Elisabeth Moss, Owen Wilson, Tilda Swinton, Fisher Stevens, Griffin Dunne, along with Wally Wolodarsky.
The French Dispatch stories which are dramatized within the movie, meanwhile, attribute Adrien Brody as art trader Julian Cadazio, Henry Winkler and Bob Balaban as Cadazio’s uncles, Benicio del Toro incarcerated artist as Moses Rosenthaler, Léa Seydoux as his prison guard and muse, Jeffrey Wright as food writer Roebuck Wright, Frances McDormand as journalist Lucinda Krementz, and Lyna Khoudri and Timothée Chalamet as student revolutionaries.
The movie is set to hit theatres on July 24. Have a look at the (beautifully exemplified ) poster under.