Wes Anderson's Star-Studded Sci-Fi Film Asteroid City Looks Extremely Wes Anderson-y

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Scarlett Johansson successful retro shades successful a segment from Asteroid City

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Three caller Asteroid City clips person been released, and each 1 shows Wes Anderson astatine his Wes Anderson-est. The head is treading caller genre crushed pinch a sci-fi film, and nan results are unusual and evocative (was Isle of Dogs sci-fi or fantasy? Who’s to say; genres are clone trading devices anyway). Close, centered shots connected actors; low-light pastels; a manner consciousness that winks astatine nan ‘50s but doesn’t rather found itself. Watch below.

Asteroid City takes spot successful a fictional godforsaken municipality arsenic nan Junio Stargazer and Space Cadet normal for children is interrupted by “world-changing events,” which apt hint astatine first contact. It sounds absurdist to nan extreme, and moreover Anderson’s favourite stars aren’t exempt from nan tongue-in-cheek satire.

The stars successful mobility see Jason Schwartzman, Scarlett Johansson, Tom Hanks, Jeffrey Wright, Tilda Swinton, Bryan Cranston, Edward Norton, Adrien Brody, Liev Schreiber, Hope Davis, Stephen Park, Rupert Friend, Maya Hawke, Steve Carell, Matt Dillon, Hong Chau, Willem Dafoe, Margot Robbie, Tony Revolori, Jake Ryan, and Jeff Goldblum. Whew. A lineup.

Asteroid City opens successful theaters connected June 23.

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