Asteroid City Movie

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Who's Involved:

Scarlett Johansson, Bryan Cranston, Tom Hanks, Margot Robbie, Adrien Brody, Rupert Friend, Jeffrey Wright, Bill Murray, Liev Schreiber, Tilda Swinton, Jason Schwartzman, Wes Anderson, Tony Revolori, Hope Davis

Release Date:

Friday, June 16, 2023 Limited
Friday, June 23, 2023 Nationwide

appeal for brief graphic nudity, smoking and some suggestive material
Runtime: N/A
Language: English

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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

Ghosted, Fool's Paradise  

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.


Wes Anderson


Wes Anderson

Production Company

Indian Paintbrush

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Production: What we know about Asteroid City?

Key Facts

  1. 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).”
  2. Expected to shoot in Spain (8/2/2021).

Filming Timeline

  1. 2023 - March: The film was set to Completed  status.
  2. 2022 - July: The film was set to Post-Production  status.
  3. 2021 - August: The film was set to Production  status.

    Currently shooting in Spain.

  4. 2021 - August: The film was set to Development  status.

Asteroid City Release Date: When was the film released?

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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.

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