disney delays

Disney has officially delayed Mulan and the Avatar sequels.

Mulan has been delayed indefinitely, after being rescheduled several times from its original March release date due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, while all the Avatar sequels have been pushed back a year due to production delays from pandemic closures in Los Angeles. Disney has drastically reshuffled the rest of its upcoming slate over the next few years, including unnamed Star Wars films, which have been pushed back by a year.

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canes 2020 lineup revealed

Cannes is still canceled, but the prestigious festival still decided to announce the films they planned to screen this year. Now, many of the films that played will now be able to use their Cannes selection to their advantage even if they won’t get to screen at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès. The Cannes 2020 lineup includes Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatch, the Pixar film Soul, the Train to Busan sequel Penninsula, and more.

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cannes 2020 lineup

Cannes is still canceled, but that doesn’t mean we can’t daydream about what could’ve been. While the prestigious fest will not happen this year due to the coronavirus, festival organizers are still planning to release the names of the films they had hoped to screen. While this may seem futile at first glance, having your film associated in any way, shape, or form with Cannes lends said movie a certain amount of credibility. In other words, it’s an honor just to be nominated.

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disney release dates

Disney announced wide, sweeping release date changes amid the industry-wide shutterings made out of abundance of caution for ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. In an unprecedented move, Disney has pulled Artemis Fowl, from theaters entirely for an exclusive Disney+ debut. Artemis Fowl is the only theatrical release from Disney thus far to entirely forego theaters and go straight to streaming.

The entire Disney summer movie slate has been pushed back, with Mulan, which was originally set to hit theaters in March, set to kick the season off in late July. This has pushed back other films down the line, including Searchlight and 20th Century Studios films like The French Dispatch, Free Guy, and the untitled fifth Indiana Jones movie.

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the french dispatch cast movies

Not all directors give their cast homework before shooting a movie. But the famously meticulous Wes Anderson gave his cast of The French Dispatch a required viewing list before production began on his upcoming comedy set in 20th century France.

Anderson gave his actors five movies to watch before shooting The French Dispatch, which means he made his most star-studded cast — which includes the likes of Bill MurrayOwen WilsonTilda SwintonFrances McDormandJeffrey WrightAdrien BrodyBenicio Del ToroLéa Seydoux, and Timothée Chalamet — watch at least 10 hours of movies. And yes, they’re all in French, and they’re all in black-and-white.

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french dispatch trailer

Wes Anderson is back Wes Anderson-ing with The French Dispatch, a stylish, star-studded affair that will make fans swoon and detractors sigh. This delightful-looking pastiche follows the staff of a newspaper as they publish several quirky stories in all their center-shot glory. Bill Murray, Owen Wilson, Tilda Swinton, Frances McDormand, Adrien Brody, Benicio Del Toro, Jeffrey Wright, Léa Seydoux, and Timothée Chalamet headline a huge cast of familiar – and new – faces. Watch The French Dispatch trailer below.

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the french dispatch poster

Life’s a magazine cover, and all the cast members of Wes Anderson‘s The French Dispatch are merely animated caricatures of themselves. Searchlight Pictures has released a new poster for The French Dispatch, Anderson’s highly anticipated comedy-drama and the first live-action film for the director since 2014’s The Grand Budapest Hotel.

The poster debut comes a day before the trailer for The French Dispatch is set to hit the internet, and teases the various stories and vignettes of the film, which follows the lives of a staff of a European publication. See the new The French Dispatch poster below.

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The French Dispatch release date

Wes Anderson hasn’t directed a live-action feature film since 2014’s The Grand Budapest Hotel, but we only have a few more months until we get to see his next film, The French Dispatch. Searchlight Pictures has unveiled a new poster that includes the official release date and cast list for the movie, which appears to now include a new subtitle. Read More »

Wes Anderson's The French Dispatch

Even though 20th Century Fox isn’t exactly doing The Walt Disney Company any favors with their box office performance this year, Fox Searchlight is still operating like it’s business as usual. The more indie-focused and award-driven arm of Fox has just secured the worldwide distribution rights to Wes Anderson‘s next film, The French Dispatch. This comes after Fox Searchlight released Isle of Dogs, The Grand Budapest Hotel, Fantastic Mr. Fox and The Darjeeling Limited. Learn more below. Read More »

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the french dispatch cast

Wes Anderson‘s The French Dispatch cast is already stacked, but a few more names won’t hurt. Anderson recently revealed Christoph Waltz has a small part in the film, marking the first time the actor has worked with Anderson. Anderson also revealed some new plot details, stating that the film focused on an American journalist in France.

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