Saoirse Rona To Lead Wes Anderson’s Latest

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With an ensemble cast already checked in to Wes Anderson’s upcoming The Grand Budapest Hotel, news this week confirms that Oscar-nominee Saoirse Ronan is set to play the female lead in the period picture.

Already starring Anderson regulars Owen Wilson, Bill Murray, and Jason Schwartzman, as well as a number of brilliant new additions including Ralph Fiennes, Jude Law, and Johnny Depp, The Grand Budapest Hotel is shaping up to look pretty fantastic.

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Film Review: Moonrise Kingdom

Directed by Wes Anderson, Moonrise Kingdom follows a pair of young lovers – Sam (Jared Gilman) and Suzy (Kara Hayward) – in the summer of 1965 who fall in love, make a secret pact, and run away together into the wilderness, causing a local search party to fan out and find them. As the peaceful island community is turned upside down, the local sheriff (Bruce Willis), a Khaki Scout troop leader (Edward Norton), and the girl’s parents (Bill Murray and Frances McDormand) must work together to find them.

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Film Review: Fantastic Mr. Fox

Directed by Wes Anderson and based on Roald Dahl‘s children’s novel, an urban fox (voiced by George Clooney) and his wife (Meryl Streep) who live in an idyllic home life with their son Ash (Jason Schwartzman) and visiting young nephew Kristopherson (Eric Anderson). But Mr. Fox can’t resist returning to his farm-raiding ways and must help his animal community survive when the farmers – Boggis (Robin Hurlstone), Bunce (Hugo Guinness) and Bean (Michael Gambon) – are forced to retaliate.

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