Earlier today, Wes Anderson’s upcoming film The French Dispatch released its first trailer, and it looks wonderful. The trailer brings us back to the colorful and unique style Anderson is well-known for. Already we get a healthy dose of eccentric characters and quick, witty humor. Anderson is known for films such as The Royal Tenenbaums, The Grand Budapest Hotel, Fantastic Mr. Fox, and most recently Isle of Dogs. Watch the first trailer for The French Dispatch below.
The French Dispatch is set in 20th century France, in a fictional city, where journalists set up an outpost for an American newspaper. Together, they bring a collection of stories published in “The French Dispatch” to life.
The film features an all-star cast, including such names as Tilda Swinton (Doctor Strange), Timothée Chalamet (Call Me By Your Name), Jeffrey Wright (The Hunger Games: Catching Fire), Owen Wilson (Zoolander), Benicio del Toro(Avengers: Infinity War), Edward Norton (Fight Club), Saoirse Ronan (Little Women), Bill Murray (Ghostbusters, 1984), Léa Seydoux (Spectre), Frances McDormand (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri), Elisabeth Moss (The Handmaid’s Tale), and many more. It is written and directed by Wes Anderson.
The French Dispatch releases July 24, 2020.