Big Names To Star In Ensemble Cast for MOON RISE KINGDOM
Wes Anderson (Fantastic Mr. Fox, The Royal Tenenbaums) has written and is ready to direct his next project MOON RISE KINGDOM.
There are a number of big names associated with the film: Bill Murray, Bruce Willis, Edward Norton, Frances McDormand, and Tilda Swinton have either signed on already or are still in talks for various roles.
Moon Rise Kingdom follows the story of two young adults that fall in love and run away together, leaving the two thinking that the pair has disappeared, which causes a search to begin in the small New England town.
Willis is in talks to play the town sheriff who is having an affair with the missing girl’s mother, the role that McDormand is ready to step into. Norton is a scout leader who brings his troop on the search, and Murray, who can be seen in several of Anderson’s films, is playing the girl’s father who is suffering from a few other issues.
Moon Rise Kingdom was written by Wes Anderson and Roman Coppola, and will be produced by Scott Rudin and Anderson himself. Indian Paintbrush, Steven Rales production company is in talks to fund the film with Rales stepping in as producer as well.
Filming is expected to begin late next spring.