Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Wes Anderson’s “The French Dispatch” Finally Gets an Opening Date and a Confirmation for Cannes Film Festival


Yes, it’s finally here.

Wes Anderson’s “The French Dispatch” has an opening date: October 22nd.

It will also play the Cannes Film Festival in July after not opening the 2020 Cannes. It will also play at the New York Film Festival. (Toronto? Hello?)

The movie has been postponed for over a year.

The Disney Searchlight formerly Fox Searchlight film has a large, all star cast featuring Adrien Brody, Edward Norton, Tilda Swinton, Bill Murray, Anjelica Huston, and all the Wes Anderson regulars. It’s co-written by Jason Schwartzman, his cousin Roman Coppola, and Hugo Guinness.

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Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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