The 2021 Cannes Film Festival is expected to begin on July 6th and now, after being practically confirmed since the film first entered production, Wes Anderson's long-awaited film The French Dispatch will make it's world premiere at Cannes.
The film appropriately focuses on one of three different storylines on the French foreign bureau of a fictional Kansas newspaper (Cannes is located in France). This will also be Anderson's first film at the festival since 2012's Moonrise Kingdom. Currently, other films announced for the festival include Paul Verhoeven’s Benedetta and Leos Carax’s Annette though more anticipated films are expected to be join the line-up.
The French Dispatch stars Benicio del Toro, Adrien Brody, Tilda Swinton, Léa Seydoux, Frances McDormand, Timothée Chalamet, Lyna Khoudri, Jeffrey Wright, Mathieu Amalric, Stephen Park, Bill Murray, Owen Wilson, Liev Schreiber, Edward Norton, Willem Dafoe, Saoirse Ronan, Jason Schwartzman, and Anjelica Huston. Stay tuned!