Rupert Friend and Jason Schwartzman are the latest names to be part of the cast of Wes Anderson’s latest film.
The project, still untitled, has entered the production phase in Spain with many of Anderson’s regular collaborators on the team, including Adrien Brody, Bill Murray and Tilda Swinton. Among the new names on the team are Margot Robie and Tom Hanks.
For now, the details of the film, which Anderson is directing and signing the script for, are kept secret, but sources indicate that the distribution of the film is wider than most of Anderson’s other films. Filming will end in late September.
Schwartzman’s involvement should not come as a surprise. The actor starred in Anderson’s 1998 debut film Rushmore, followed by The Darjeeling Limited in 2007, Fantastic Mr. Fox in 2009, Moonrise Kingdom in 2012 and The Grand Budapest Hotel as Anderson’s last film. The French Dispatch, which premieres this fall. In other news, Schwartzman recently appeared in the last season of Fargo.
It could be Anderson’s second film for Friend, which plays a role in The French Dispatch (photo). The actor is well known for his role in Hitman: Agent 47 as well as for his long time role in the Homeland series. He recently finished filming the role of Obi-Wan Kenobi in LucasFilm’s Star Wars series.