Wes Anderson Goes Full Wes Anderson in ‘The French Dispatch’


Is it just me, or does Wes Anderson keep getting more Wes Anderson with each new film?

His upcoming release, The French Dispatch, features all the usual heavy hitters like Bill Murray, Tilda Swinton, and Owen Wilson, and it brings young guns Timothée Chalamet and Lyna Khoudri into the mix. The story is a ‘love letter to journalists’ set in a newspaper bureau—inspired by The New Yorker—in a fictional 20th-century French city, Ennui-sur-Blasé.

The stories fork off in a number of directions, as you can see in the film’s trailer: an incarcerated artist, student revolutionaries, a chef specialising in ‘Police Cooking’, and people riding tiny motorbikes. Watch the film’s first trailer above.

The French Dispatch is out the 24th July in the US, and god knows when in Australia.

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