Fox Searchlight takes worldwide rights to Wes Anderson’s ‘The French Dispatch’

Screen | 9/19/2019 | Ben Dalton
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Fox Searchlight Pictures has acquired worldwide rights to Wes Anderson’s next film, ensemble feature The French Dispatch.

The deal continues the partnership between the filmmaker and the distributor, which has released four of his previous films – Isle Of Dogs, The Grand Budapest Hotel, Fantastic Mr. Fox, and The Darjeeling Limited. Fox Searchlight will release the film next year.

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The deal was negotiated by Megan O’Brien, executive vice president of business affairs for Fox Searchlight, with Gene Kang, executive vice president of business and legal affairs, and Deborah Wettstein, chief financial officer, for producers and co-financiers Indian Paintbrush.

The film is described by Searchlight as ‘a love letter to journalists’, set...
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