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Wes Anderson’s new film 'The French Dispatch' gets official release date

Wes Anderson’s new film, The French Dispatch of the Liberty, Kansas Evening Sun, is closing in on its official release date.

The comedy-drama, which has been written directed by Wes Anderson, using a screenplay by Anderson, stars the likes of Timothée Chalamet, Roman Coppola, Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray and Owen Wilson.

The all-star cast, which also boasts the likes of Saoirse Ronan, Benicio del Toro, Adrien Brody, Tilda Swinton, Léa Seydoux and more, tells the story of “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 story, created by Anderson, will arrive to the big screen on July 24th through Searchlight Pictures.

Anderson, who has also acted as a producer on the film, has teamed up with Steven Rales and Jeremy Dawson for the project which began principal photography in November 2018. As the big names began attaching themselves to the film, The French Dispatch of the Liberty, Kansas Evening Sun wrapped in March 2019.

With music by the iconic French composer Alexandre Desplat, rumours are speculating that Anderson could be targeting a premiere at the Cannes International Film Festival.

For now though, enjoy the poster.

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