Whether or not there are literally aliens hiding someplace in Searchlight Photos’ Asteroid Metropolis from director Wes Anderson is up for debate. What’s fairly clear, although, is that the film’s taking part in to all of Anderson’s strengths and going to offer all of his followers precisely what they confirmed up for.
Set in a fictional American city throughout the mid-Nineteen Fifties, Asteroid Metropolis tells the story of a beleaguered widower (Jason Schwartzman) who’s busy schlepping his 4 kids throughout the nation to see their grandfather (Tom Hanks) when their automotive out of the blue breaks down. Inconvenienced as everyone seems to be by having to cease in Asteroid Metropolis whereas their automotive is mounted, the truth that an annual junior stargazer competitors is on delights the widower’s son Woodrow (Jake Ryan), and the trailer spotlights how the household’s going to be sucked into the goings-on of the city.
There’s the stargazing competitors, positive. However there are additionally unusual earthquakes that nobody is aware of the true reason for, fears about whether or not aliens could be lurking among the many people residing in Asteroid Metropolis, and a number of sightings of a celeb (Scarlett Johansson) — all of which appear to be protecting Asteroid Metropolis’s characters in a relentless state of pleasure.
Busy because it seems, Asteroid Metropolis additionally simply seems like Wes Anderson doing Wes Anderson, which is to say that for all its fixation on Twentieth-century Americana and stylishness that borders on being twee, it’ll be a heartwarming parable aimed squarely at individuals who love a little bit of kitsch with their status.
Asteroid Metropolis additionally stars Margot Robbie, Hong Chau, Jeffrey Wright, Tilda Swinton, Bryan Cranston, Ed Norton, Adrien Brody, Liev Schreiber, Hope Davis, Stephen Park, Rupert Pal, Maya Hawke, Steve Carell, Matt Dillon, Willem Dafoe, Tony Revolori, Grace Edwards, Aristou Meehan, Sophia Lillis, Ethan Lee, Jeff Goldblum, and Rita Wilson. The film hits theaters on June sixteenth.