The French Dispatch Movie

The French Dispatch movie production status is currently Completed

February 13, 2020 • Awaiting release by distributor; release date not yet announced.

A collection of stories from the final issue of an American magazine published in a fictional 20th-century French city.

Who's Involved:

Adrien Brody, Timothee Chalamet, Benicio Del Toro, Jeffrey Wright, Lea Seydoux, Owen Wilson, Scott Rudin, Lois Smith, Henry Winkler, Stephen Park, Bill Murray, Tilda Swinton, Frances McDormand, Wes Anderson, Mathieu Amalric, Lyna Khoudri

Release Date:

TBA, 2020 (Nationwide)

graphic nudity, some sexual references and language

Runtime: 1 hr, 48 m
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

THE FRENCH DISPATCH is a love letter to journalists set in an outpost of an American newspaper in a fictional 20th-century French city and brings to life a collection of stories published in “The French Dispatch” magazine.

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Who stars in The French Dispatch: Cast List

"The Jungle Book" , "B.O.O.: Bureau of Otherworldly Operations"  

"Pinocchio" , "Zero Theorem"  

"Nomadland" , "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted"  

"No Sudden Move" , "All Star Weekend"  

"The Batman" , "Monster"  

"Dune" , "Little Women"  

"Uncle Frank" , "Lady Bird"  

"Click" , "Here Comes the Boom"  

"Splice" , "The Experiment"  

"Kursk" , "Never Grow Old"  

"Sound of Metal" , "The Grand Budapest Hotel"  


Who's making The French Dispatch: Crew List

A look at the The French Dispatch behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Wes Anderson last directed Isle of Dogs and The Grand Budapest Hotel. The film's writer Wes Anderson last wrote Isle of Dogs and The Grand Budapest Hotel.


Wes Anderson


Scott Rudin

Production Company

Scott Rudin Productions

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Production: What we know about The French Dispatch?

Filming Timeline

  1. February 2020: The film was in Completed status.
  2. September 2019: The film was in Post-Production status.
  3. Film will be released in 2020.

  4. December 2018: The film was in Production status.

The French Dispatch Release Date: When is the film coming out?

The French Dispatch is coming out in 2020 on TBA, 2020

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