Wes Anderson is making another film, the tenth starring American actor Bill Murray. The latest production is to be called “Asteroid City”, and the famous director will debut, among others Tom Hanks, Margot Robbie, and Rupert Friend. The premiere of the film is announced at
Bill Murray, visiting London for the film’s premiere “French Courier from Liberty, Kansas Evening Sun”, shared information about Wes Anderson’s next project. The tenth film by a leading representative of American auteur cinema starring Murray is to be titled “Asteroid City”. Screen Daily points out that never before has a director collaborated with the same actor so many times.
Murray also said that in addition to him, the film will feature actresses and actors who previously worked with Anderson. These include: Scarlett Johansson, Tilda Swinton, Jason Schwartzman, Liev Schreiber and Adrien Brody. Tom Hanks, Margot Robbie and Rupert Friend will make their debut with the creators of “Rushmore”, “Grand Budapest Hotel” and “Lovers from the Moon”.
– We are shooting in Spain, less than an hour from Madrid. We are having a great time, this is a great time for us – the actor revealed. Murray, when asked if he had any doubts about playing Anderson again, said, “There are people you don’t answer from.” And there are those who you just say, “OK, sure.” He is one of them.
Wes Anderson “French Courier from Liberty, Kansas Evening Sun” – what the film is about
“Courier French from Liberty, Kansas Evening Sun” – Anderson’s comedy-drama premiered at this year’s Cannes International Film Festival. This is a collection of stories from an American magazine, published in a fictional French city in the 20th century. The film is described as a “love letter to journalism”.
The film aroused interest when its cast was announced. Anderson, as usual, managed to gather a galaxy of stars. Benicio del Toro, Adrien Brody, Tilda Swinton, Lea Seydoux, Frances McDormand, Timothee Chalamet, Lyna Khoudri, Jeffrey Wright, Mathieu Amalric, Stephen Park, Bill Murray, and Owen Wilson are just some of the names mentioned in the cast.
BBC News, Screen Daily, tvn24.pl
Main photo source: Getty Images