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Plot: What's the story about?
Asteroid City is a poetic meditation on the meaning of life. It tells the story of a fictional American desert town circa 1955 and its Junior Stargazer convention, which brings together students and parents from across the country for scholarly competition, rest/recreation, comedy, drama, romance, and more.
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Who stars in Asteroid City: Cast List
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Ghostbusters: Afterlife 2, Being Mortal
The Killer, Zero Theorem
A Man Called Otto, Toy Story 4
Transformers One, Black Widow
Barbie, The Wolf of Wall Street
Argylle, John Carter
Cat Person, Greenland
Rustin, American Fiction
The Manchurian Candidate, The Omen
The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar , Infinite
The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, Quiz Lady
Who's making Asteroid City: Crew List
A look at the Asteroid City behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Wes Anderson last directed The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and The French Dispatch. The film's writer Wes Anderson last wrote The French Dispatch and Isle of Dogs.
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Production: What we know about Asteroid City?
- Peter Kujawski, Chairman of Focus Features, said, “We are beyond thrilled to be the global home for ASTEROID CITY, bringing Focus back in business with Wes and his producing partners. Wes is a generational talent whose films delight audiences around the world; and we’re sure that the combination of his incredibly emotional story and vision combined with the insanely talented group of actors he has assembled, will mean that Asteroid City will be no different (7/23/2022).”
- Expected to shoot in Spain (8/2/2021).
- 2023 - March: The film was set to Completed status.
- 2022 - July: The film was set to Post-Production status.
- 2021 - August: The film was set to Production status.
Currently shooting in Spain.
- 2021 - August: The film was set to Development status.
Asteroid City Release Date: When was the film released?
Asteroid City was a Limited release in 2023 on Friday, June 16, 2023. There were 9 other movies released on the same date, including Elemental, The Flash and The Blackening.
As a Limited release, Asteroid City will only be shown in select movie theaters across major markets. Please check Fandango and Atom Tickets to see if the film is playing in your area.