The French Dispatch: Release Date & What Is Storyline?

The French Dispatch is yet another Wes Anderson movie fans are eagerly waiting for. Co-written, produced and directed by Anderson, the movie already made headlines when the trailer came out. Here is everything we know about The French Dispatch so far:

The French Dispatch of the Liberty, Kansas Evening Sun, or known as The French Dispatch, is a comedy-drama film. Wes Anderson has taken inspiration for the movie from his love for The New Yorker magazine. The tales are inspired by various featured stories in the magazine. The film based on the novel written by Wes Anderson, Roman Coppola, Hugo Guinness, and Jason Schwartzman.

What is The French Dispatch about?

Wes Anderson's 'The French Dispatch': release date, plot, cast and ...

The film takes place in the fictional French town called Ennui-sur-Blasé and follows tales published in the journal named The French Dispatch. One of the stories in the movie revolves around an incarcerated artist called Moses Rosenthalor and an art dealer called Julien Cadazio (based on The Days of Duveen). Another story takes place during the May 86 student protests (inspired by The Events in May: A Paris Notebook). The third tale revolves around a kidnapping, which is resolved by a police officer and chef called Lieutenant Nescafe.

Who is in the cast?

The movie is flooded with all of our favorite actor’s stars such as Benicio del Toro, Adrien Brody, Tilda Swinton, Léa Seydoux, Frances McDormand, Owen Wilson, Timothée Chalamet, Lyna Khoudri, Jeffrey Wright, Stephan Park, Bill Murray, Edward Norton, William Dafoe, Saorise Ronan, Christoph Waltz, Elizabeth Moss and many more.

When is The French Dispatch releasing?

The film was initially scheduled to premiere in the Cannes Film Festival in May and release theatrically on July 24. But as the Cannes Festival was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the release date is now shifted to the 16th of October.

In conclusion, the movie will indeed be a carnival for the moviegoers!