While Wes Anderson’s is a bit of a love him or be bored by him director, there’s no doubt a lot of people adore his quirky, eccentric movies – and that includes a lot of famous names, who are happy to show up to appear in his flicks. Indeed, he’s almost got his own repertory company with names such as Owen Wilson, Bill Murray and Ed Norton, who are all back for The Grand Budapest Hotel.
They’re not the only great names, as Ralph Fiennes, F. Murray Abraham, Mathieu Amalric, Adrien Brody, Willem Dafoe, Jeff Goldblum, Jude Law, Harvey Keitel, Saoirse Ronan, Lea Seydoux, Jason Schwartzman, Tilda Swinton and Tom Wilkinson also star,
Here’s the synopsis: ‘THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL recounts the adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting and the battle for an enormous family fortune — all against the back-drop of a suddenly and dramatically changing Continent.’
It’s due out early next year. [Read more…]