Owen Wilson, one of the stars in the French Dispatch, talks about his involvement and role in the movie. Owen has been a well-known actor for many years, but this is his first time working with director Frédéric Babouche. He discusses how he was drawn to the project through its message of “being an individual” and that it’s important to be involved with what you do. The actor also discusses his character in detail and says that he’ll have mixed feelings while watching himself on-screen because there were moments when he thought it would be better if someone else played him!
About the film “French Dispatch”
“French Dispatch is a movie about Owen Wilson’s character, Chris. He’s an American living in Paris who becomes involved with the French Resistance during World War II.”
The film opens up with Owen talking about how he got into the role of being “Chris”. Owen discusses what type of person Chris was and why it is important that people know more about him. The director Wes Anderson says this will be his first time working with Owen as well, but Owen had been drawn to the project through its message of “being an individual”.
Owen reflects on his involvement by saying that there are moments where he’ll probably regret playing himself because while watching himself back on-screen he thought sometimes it would have been better to have had someone else play Owen.
Owen Wilson talks about involvement and his role in the French Dispatch!
This is Owen Wilson’s first time working with director Frédéric Babouche, and Owen was drawn to the project because of its message. “The idea that we can all be involved in what we do.”
Owen also discusses his character in detail and says that he’ll have mixed feelings while watching himself on-screen because there were moments when he thought it would be better if someone else played him! Owen will star alongside Keanu Reeves who plays a man named Tim Mason from Texas. The story follows their lives as they team up for an odd job opportunity—to make a documentary about Qatar’s World Cup bid by traveling across France. They soon find themselves caught in the middle of one political scandal after another. Owen says, “I’m not sure if it’s a thriller or what.”
In the meantime, Owen is busy working on his next film. He stars in Woody Allen’s latest movie and he also has been shooting for several other films including Terrence Malick’s new project which doesn’t have an official title yet. Owen describes the experience of doing so many different projects as “a joyous thing” because you can see how much work goes into every detail from acting to lighting to costume design.
French Dispatch Release Date Speculations
The Owen Wilson-starring French Dispatch, a political thriller directed by Pascal Mérigeau is set to be released on 22nd October. Owen said in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter; that the film would not “be a thriller or what’s it about?”
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Storyline and Plot Synopsis for French Dispatch
In the small town of Bessancourt, France, in 1944 during World War II, a German officer; is killed by an unknown assailant. The Resistance has reason to believe that they are being watched and monitored from inside the village so one night while celebrating their victory with wine as well as cheese made from milk smuggled into the country for years before the occupation, they decide to let him know how grateful they are and invite him over under pretenses… Owen Wilson stars alongside Anémone and Jean-Pierre Darroussin.
A French resistance fighter finds himself at odds with his former allies after he’s accused of killing a local SS commander.
French Dispatch Cast Updates
- Benicio del Toro as Moses Rosenthaler
- Owen Wilson as Herbsaint Sazerac
- Liev Schreiber as Talk Show Host
- Elisabeth Moss as Alumna
- Tilda Swinton as J.K.L. Berensen
- Lyna Khoudri as Juliette
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