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The French Dispatch
Directed By
Produced By
Wes Anderson
Steven Rales
Jeremy Dawson
Scott Rudin
Written By
Wes Anderson
Cast
Frances McDormand
Bill Murray
Owen Wilson
Saoirse Ronan
Tilda Swinton
Willem Dafoe
Bob Balaban
Henry Winkler
Jeffrey Wright
Adrien Brody
Kate Winslet
Timothée Chalamet
Benicio del Toro
Cinematography
Robert Yeoman
Studio
American Empirical Pictures
Indian Paintbrush
Scott Rudin Productions
Distributed By
Country
United States
Language
English

The French Dispatch is an upcoming American drama film, written and directed by Wes Anderson. It stars Frances McDormand, Bill Murray, Saoirse Ronan, Tilda Swinton, Timothée Chalamet, Kate Winslet, and Benicio del Toro.

SynopsisEdit

The film has been described as "a love letter to journalists set at an outpost of an American newspaper in 20th-century Paris and centers on three storylines."

CastEdit

ProductionEdit

In August 2018, it was announced Wes Anderson would write and direct an untitled musical film set in France, post World War II. In November 2018, it was announced Jeremy Dawson would produce the film, with Tilda Swinton and Mathieu Amalric starring in the film. Dawson also confirmed the film is not a musical. Additionally, Natalie Portman, Brad Pitt, and Léa Seydoux were rumored for roles in the film. In December 2018, it was announced Wes Anderson would write and direct the film, with Frances McDormand, Bill Murray, Timothée Chalamet, Benicio del Toro, Jeffrey Wright; with Seydoux confirmed to star in the film alongside Swinton and Amalric, with Steven Rales and Scott Rudin, producing under their Indian Paintbrush and Scott Rudin Productions banners, respectively, and Fox Searchlight Pictures, distributing. Later that month, Lois Smith and Saoirse Ronan joined the cast. In January 2019, Owen Wilson, Adrien Brody, Henry Winkler, Willem Dafoe, Bob Balaban, Steve Park, Denis Ménochet, Lyna Khoudri, Kate Winslet, Alex Lawther, Vincent Macaigne, Vincent Lacoste, Félix Moati, Benjamin Lavernhe, Guillaume Gallienne, and Cécile de France joined the cast of the film. Robert Yeoman will serve as the film's cinematographer.

FilmingEdit

Principal photography began in November 2018, in the city of Angoulême (South-West France).

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