Wes Anderson Unveils First Details & Snippet of Next Stop-Motion Animated Movie



Wes Anderson, known for crafting unique pictures such as The Royal Tenenbaums, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, Moonrise Kingdom and The Grand Budapest Hotel, has unveiled a little more about his next feature.

The six-time Academy Award-nominated filmmaker is currently in production on another stop-motion animated film, marking his second animated feature after 2009’s Fantastic Mr. Fox. In a video released as part of an initiative in support of The Film Foundation, Anderson has provided some intriguing bits of info, including the film’s title and impressive cast.

Titled Isle of Dogs, the film will follow…dogs, is being filmed in England, and will feature a voice cast that includes – deep breath – Bryan Cranston, Bill Murray, Edward Norton, Jeff Goldblum, Scarlett Johansson, F. Murray Abraham, Tilda Swinton, Kunichi Nomura, Harvey Keitel, Akira Ito, Akira Takayama, Koyu Rankin, Yoko Ono, Courtney B. Vance, Greta Gerwig, Frances McDormand, Bob Balaban, and Liev Schrieber.

Check out the video below, which features Edward Norton and a quick snippet of Norton’s character, Rex. Isle of Dogs is expected to be released sometime in 2018.

Wes Anderson behind the scenes of 'Fantastic Mr. Fox' | 20th Century Fox
Wes Anderson behind the scenes of ‘Fantastic Mr. Fox’ | 20th Century Fox