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The Ultimate Wes Anderson Gift Guide, Just in Time for ‘The French Dispatch’

All products and services featured by Variety are independently selected by Variety editors. However, Variety may receive a commission on orders placed through its retail links, and the retailer may receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes.It’s been more than seven years since Wes Anderson has transported viewers to a delightfully eccentric world constructed for […]

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Bill Murray Reunites With Wes Anderson, Tilda Swinton for Spain-Set Project (Exclusive)

Bill Murray is among the cast of Wes Anderson’s new film that will begin production in Spain in August, Variety has learned.Sources close to the project have confirmed Murray’s casting. The actor has appeared in nine of Anderson’s movies to date, excluding the new pic.The as-yet-untitled film also stars Tilda Swinton, as she revealed exclusively […]

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Owen Wilson on ‘Original and Unique’ ‘French Dispatch,’ Working with Wes Anderson for Three Decades

Owen Wilson is on his seventh collaboration with director Wes Anderson with the upcoming “The French Dispatch,” soon set to premiere at the Cannes Film Festival ahead of a long-awaited fall release. But he’s also juggling TV duties in his role as Mobius on Disney+’s Marvel Cinematic Universe series “Loki.” The actor recently spoke to […]

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Wes Anderson to Shoot Next Film in Spain with Tilda Swinton: I’m ‘Not Ready to Share Details’

It’s looking to be a big year for filmmaker Wes Anderson, whose “The French Dispatch” is finally set to open in theaters October 22 from Searchlight Pictures after a July world premiere in competition at the Cannes Film Festival. Now comes confirmation from Variety that Anderson will begin filming his untitled next movie before “French […]

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Alexandre Desplat Raves About Wes Anderson’s “Amazing” ‘French Dispatch’: “It’s Fun, It’s Mad, It’s Everything”

Without a doubt, Alexandre Desplat is one of the most talented and respected composers in the film industry. His music has won numerous awards, including Best Original Score Oscars for “The Grand Budapest Hotel” and “The Shape of Water” (he’s been nominated 11 times total). So, this is a person that knows what makes a […]

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Influencers: Adam Stockhausen Brings Eclecticism to Production Design

What do Wes Anderson, Steven Spielberg, and Steve McQueen have in common? They all rely on the worldbuilding skills of Oscar winner Adam Stockhausen (“The Grand Budapest Hotel”), one of the most eclectic production designers working today.“Adam is a quiet comet,” said production designer Mark Friedberg (“Joker”), who mentored Stockhausen. “Despite his quiet demeanor, the […]

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Tilda Swinton, Naomi Watts Laud Cinema at Marrakech Film Festival Opening

The Marrakech Film Festival kicked off Friday with a bevy of filmmaking talent on the red carpet and an inspiring speech by the jury president Tilda Swinton.Ever since its launch in 2001, the festival has used Morocco’s strategic and historic position as a crossroads between different world cultures, to bring together different filmmaking talents from […]

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Which Films from the First Half of 2019 Will Be in the Oscar Race?

It may only be July, but the awards campaigns are already locked and loaded for a number of contenders looking to make their splashy festival debuts in August and September. But before we get to festival season, it’s necessary to take a look back at the year so far and consider the potential awards contenders […]

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Saoirse Ronan Joins ‘The French Dispatch,’ Reuniting With Wes Anderson and Timothée Chalamet

Saoirse Ronan is set to reunite with Wes Anderson for the first time since “The Grand Budapest Hotel” by joining the star-studded cast of the writer-director’s upcoming feature, “The French Dispatch.” The “Lady Bird” Oscar nominee let her involvement in “The French Dispatch” slip during a recent interview promoting her Christmas release, “Mary Queen of […]

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‘Suspiria’: Tilda Swinton Personally Requested a Prosthetic Penis to Fully Transform Into Her 82-Year-Old Male Character

The (not-so-kept) secret is out: Tilda Swinton has confirmed she is the actress playing 82-year-old male psychiatrist Dr. Jozef Klemperer in Luca Guadagnino’s “Suspiria.” For months now, Amazon Studios and “Suspiria” cast and crew have been claiming the character is played by Lutz Ebersdorf, with Swinton even reading a statement on behalf of Ebersdorf at […]

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