Wes Anderson Adds Big Names to His New Film

Timothée Chalamet. Photo by Pete Summers/REX/Shutterstock (9124909y)

Timothée Chalamet and Benicio del Toro are defecting to France.

The pair has signed on to appear in Wes Anderson’s new film set in the European country which is currently in production.

The director’s 10 full-length production will be entitled The French Dispatch and has been described as a “love letter to journalists” and set at an American newspaper outpost in Paris.

The film will follow 3 separate storylines across several time periods.

Anderson will be calling on old favorites as part of his cast, including Bill Murray (The Life Aquatic), Tilda Swinton (The Grand Budapest Hotel), and Frances McDormand (Moonrise Kingdom).

They will be joined by Chalamet, Del Toro, and Jeffrey Wright, while Brad Pitt, Lea Seydoux, and Natalie Portman are also rumored to be in negotiations.