Details have been sparse so far about writer/director Wes Anderson's new period piece comedy-drama The Grand Budapest Hotel until today, but Screen Daily has a bunch of new details. Here's the plot:
The Grand Budapest Hotel tells of a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars and his friendship with a young employee who becomes his trusted protégé. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting, the battle for an enormous family fortune and the slow and then sudden upheavals that transformed Europe during the first half of the 20th century.
In addition the enormous, previously-announced ensemble cast of Ralph Fiennes, Edward Norton, Owen [...]
John "Johnny" Depp is set to star in Wes Anderson's next VERY Wes Andersony named film, The Grand Budapest Hotel. Owen Wilson will be back with his old pal for this one and of course Bill Murray is being rumored for a role. Willem Dafoe, Jeff Goldblum(!), Jude Law, Adrien Brody, and Angela Lansbury are also in talks. Actually, Lansbury is the only female being talked about at all for the film, which suggests a variety of plots: 1. She runs the Grand Budapest "Hotel", which is actually a brothel. 2. She is the Grand Budapest Hotel. Sounds crazy but remember she has played a tea pot, so [...]