Hold onto your perfectly symmetrical hats, as Wes Anderson’s newest film has found a home.
Fox Searchlight announced today that it has acquired the distribution rights to Anderson’s newest project, The French Dispatch. In a press release, the studio confirmed that film is set to be released some time in 2020.
The French Dispatch also unveiled its teaser synopsis:
“a love letter to journalists set in an outpost of an American newspaper in a fictional 20th century French city and brings to life a collection of stories published in “The French Dispatch” magazine.”
The film is set to star Benicio Del Toro, Frances McDormand, Jeffrey Wright, Adrien Brody and Timothee Chalamet and is co-financed with Indian Paintbrush. Lea Seydoux, Tilda Swinton, Mathieu Amalric, Lyna Khoudri, Stephen Park, Owen Wilson and Bill Murray. Anderson Steven Rales and Jeremy Dawson sharing producing credits.
“We are excited to dive back into the unmistakable and entirely original world of Wes Anderson,” said Steve Gilula and Nancy Utley, chairmen of Fox Searchlight Pictures in a statement.