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Great New Photos from Wes Anderson's Fantastic Mr. Fox

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July 25, 2009
Source: USA Today

Fantastic Mr. Fox Photos

Our friends over at USA Today scored a gaggle of new photos for Wes Anderson's upcoming stop-motion animated film Fantastic Mr. Fox. We previously featured some photos last week, however these give us a better look at the behind-the-scenes of it. All you need to know about the film can be found here, though the release date is now set for November 13th of this year. Among the photos are a few immersive stills of the characters (emoting quite impressively, I must say) and shots with Anderson himself arranging them to do his bidding in this expanded version of Roald Dahl's classic story. Definitely worth checking these out!

Fantastic Mr. Fox

Fantastic Mr. Fox

Fantastic Mr. Fox

Fantastic Mr. Fox

Fantastic Mr. Fox

Fantastic Mr. Fox

Fantastic Mr. Fox

Of the story, they say the film will include Wes Anderson trademarks such as a dysfunctional family and a male rivalry. Also, the four Fox children have been combined into just one misfit of a pup voiced by Jason Schwartzman. Of Fantastic Mr. Fox, Schwartzman says it's "the ultimate." "It's funny, but also visually beautiful. Instead of adapting his style of directing to animation, [Anderson] brought animation to him. He made a Wes film." This doesn't surprise me, as Anderson seems to be rehashing the same themes in all of his films, all with varying degrees of success. Though I am excited to see how he tells this story his way.

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  • teyhtr
    Man I love the art direction of this movie.
  • orfnerwerdna
    This looks fantastic.
  • Timothy
    This just keeps on looking better. Trailer please, though. I'm excited to see an animated film with Wes' sensibilities.
  • d
    Bill Murray RULES!!!
  • Jordan
    Wow this looks beautiful.
  • Caitie
    Right on #4!!!
  • I dont like furries.
  • Bill Murray = GOD
  • esophus
    Man I still don't get this movie,but I trust Wes.
  • Tristan
    That quote doesn't make any sense at all.
  • Holy crap.
  • Nikhil Hariharan
    Im gonna be on this shit the day it comes out
  • zth
    arent you sick of bill murray?
  • Jason K
    cockscomb jelly says it all
  • dan
    i agree with #1..........the art direction and overall "look" of the movie is incredible. hopefully the story and dialogue will be as good too.
  • phlewf
    I CAN'T WAIT!!! THIS WILL BE THE SHIT!!!
  • silver
    very interested in this but the animation looks pretty creepy
  • DoomCanoe
    this movie just keeps creeping me out more and more.
  • "rehashing the same themes" you mean singularity of vision
  • BVDR
    @#2 I think thats the adjective they're going for...
  • Voice of Reason
    Character design-wise, for the most part, it just......doesn't look appealing.
  • thank you very much :)

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