Great New Photos from Wes Anderson's Fantastic Mr. Fox
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!
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.
Reader Feedback - 22 Comments
Man I love the art direction of this movie.
teyhtr on Jul 25, 2009
This looks fantastic.
orfnerwerdna on Jul 25, 2009
This just keeps on looking better. Trailer please, though. I'm excited to see an animated film with Wes' sensibilities.
Timothy on Jul 25, 2009
Bill Murray RULES!!!
d on Jul 25, 2009
Wow this looks beautiful.
Jordan on Jul 25, 2009
Right on #4!!!
Caitie on Jul 25, 2009
I dont like furries.
Tomb on Jul 25, 2009
Bill Murray = GOD
fucku on Jul 25, 2009
Man I still don't get this movie,but I trust Wes.
esophus on Jul 25, 2009
That quote doesn't make any sense at all.
Tristan on Jul 25, 2009
Mark on Jul 25, 2009
Im gonna be on this shit the day it comes out
Nikhil Hariharan on Jul 25, 2009
arent you sick of bill murray?
zth on Jul 26, 2009
cockscomb jelly says it all
Jason K on Jul 25, 2009
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.
dan on Jul 26, 2009
I CAN'T WAIT!!! THIS WILL BE THE SHIT!!!
phlewf on Jul 26, 2009
very interested in this but the animation looks pretty creepy
silver on Jul 26, 2009
this movie just keeps creeping me out more and more.
DoomCanoe on Jul 26, 2009
"rehashing the same themes" you mean singularity of vision
manxome on Jul 26, 2009
@#2 I think thats the adjective they're going for...
BVDR on Jul 26, 2009
Character design-wise, for the most part, it just......doesn't look appealing.
Voice of Reason on Jul 27, 2009
thank you very much 🙂
mirindir on Jul 28, 2009
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