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Wes Anderson Says 'Grand Budapest Hotel' Takes Place 85 Years Ago, Inspired By The Films Of Ernst Lubitsch & Billy Wilder

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 31, 2012 3:18 PM
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Wes Anderson's next picture, "Grand Budapest Hotel," is already gearing up...though he'd prefer not to talk about it. But over the course of the last few weeks and months, we've learned that's a Euro-flavored pic (more on that in a sec) that will feature Bill Murray, Jude Law, Ralph Fiennes and Jason Schwartzman with some/all of Edward Norton, Jeff Goldblum, Adrien Brody, Willem Dafoe and Owen Wilson among those all likely to take part. And that's it. Well, a few more details about the movie have been squeezed out of the secretive helmer.

Ralph Fiennes Books Wes Anderson's 'Grand Budapest Hotel,' While Angela Lansbury Checks Out

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 9, 2012 8:43 PM
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Some people were a little bummed when they learned that Johnny Depp actually wasn't going to be in Wes Anderson's "The Grand Budapest Hotel." Some folks were relieved. But we think everyone will agree that this next bit of casting is pretty damn awesome.

Johnny Depp Won't Be In Wes Anderson's 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' After All

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • September 29, 2012 2:38 PM
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Jude Law, Bill Murray, Angela Lansbury? Yep. Johnny Depp? It looks like he won't be checking into "The Grand Budapest Hotel" after all.

Jude Law Confirms He's In Wes Anderson's 'The Grand Budapest Hotel,' Says He "Pestered" Director For Years For A Part

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • September 10, 2012 1:56 PM
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Wes Anderson must be feeling pretty vindicated these days. After a couple of films more cooly received by critics, in "The Life Aquatic" and "The Darjeeling Limited," and a charming animated film that unfortunately flopped at the box office, Anderson needed to come back strong, and fortunately, that's exactly what he did with this year's "Moonrise Kingdom," still one of the year's most widely liked films, and the idiosyncratic director's most successful picture since "The Royal Tenenbaums."

Johnny Depp Confirmed For Wes Anderson's New Film ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’

  • By Edward Davis
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  • July 16, 2012 10:28 PM
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Well that was fast. Looks like the rumors were true. Johnny Depp has joined Wes Anderson's new film. Not only that, the project -- which will be the director's eighth feature-length effort -- has a title, "The Grand Budapest Hotel," which sounds Anderson-like enough (see "The Darjeeling Limited").

Wes Anderson Seeking Out Johnny Depp, Jude Law, Willem Dafoe, Angela Lansbury & More For His Next Movie

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • July 9, 2012 3:32 PM
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"Moonrise Kingdom" not only earned Wes Anderson some of the best reviews in years, but has also done extremely well in limited release, where it's pulled in $37 million worldwide thus far and has been cracking the top ten domestically, even though it's in less than 900 theaters. And it seems he's very eager to get back behind the cameras.

Watch: Jason Schwartzman's Cousin Ben Hosts A Screening Of 'Moonrise Kingdom' In Wes Anderson-Directed Video

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • June 19, 2012 2:17 PM
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After being nominated for screenplay back in 2001 for "The Royal Tenenbaums" and then for Best Animated Feature in 2010 for "Fantastic Mr. Fox," could Wes Anderson be headed back to the Kodak Dolby Theater (it will always be Kodak to us, *single tear*) with "Moonrise Kindom"? Given the strong box office and nearly universal critical acclaim, we'd wager it could come out of nowhere and surprise many (think Woody Allen's "Midnight In Paris" last year). But we'll leave that speculation for another day.

Do You Like To Read?: Watch The New Animated Short Film Companion To 'Moonrise Kingdom'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • June 7, 2012 11:07 AM
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At the tail end of last week, Wes Anderson let it slip that a new companion piece to "Moonrise Kingdom," a short animated film, would be dropping in the coming days, and alas, it has now arrived. And yes, it's as charming as you might expect.

Wes Anderson Reveals Animated 'Moonrise Kingdom' Short Film To Premiere Online Next Week

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • June 1, 2012 4:43 PM
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While the joys of "Moonrise Kingdom" are still reserved for those that managed to see it at the Cannes Film Festival or in the handful of cities it opened in last weekend, it looks like there will be even more to enjoy from Wes Anderson's forthcoming film.

Contest Giveaway: 'Moonrise Kingdom' Prize Pack With Soundtrack, T-Shirt, Canteen, Cooler & More

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • May 29, 2012 12:03 PM
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Did you have a chance to get away this Memorial Day weekend? Well, even if you didn't leave the comfort of home, it seems that fans of Wes Anderson, who were living near theaters where "Moonrise Kingdom" started rolling out in limited release, had their own escape at the movies this holiday weekend. The limited release broke the box office, smashing records for per-screen average on its first weekend. Not too bad at all. The tale of two young kids who fall in love and hit the road has been gaining steam since opening the Cannes Film Festival a couple of weeks ago, and for two of our lucky readers, we've got a great prize pack that captures the spirit of the film and will get you ready for a summer getaway.

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