What is Wes Anderson’s Asteroid City about? Plot, release date and everything we know so far

Wes Anderson’s highly anticipated sci-fi romantic comedy film, asteroid cityis set to hit select theaters on June 16, 2023. It will have a wider release on June 23, 2023. The film is set during the 1950s and centers on a Stargazer convention, where various students and parents gather , but things soon. put a chaotic spin on quintessential Wes Anderson style.

The film features a cast that includes the likes of Tom Hanks, Scarlett Johansson, Edward Norton, and many others who play major roles. Anderson has written the screenplay for the film. Roman Coppola and Anderson are credited for the story.

by wes anderson Asteroid City: Viewers can expect a mix of romance, comedy, and drama.

The official trailer for asteroid city released on March 29, 2023, it offers a glimpse into the strangely beautiful world of Wes Anderson filled with quirky and fascinating characters.

The trailer begins with a series of strange events as some of the main characters are introduced. Featured in the trailer are actors like Jason Schwartzman, Scarlett Johansson, and Tom Hanks.

Overall, he maintains the classic Wes Anderson tone while also showing off his visual mastery. Along with the trailer, Focus Features, the film’s official distributors, also posted a description that reads:

‘ASTEROID CITY takes place in a fictional American desert town circa 1955. The schedule of a Junior Stargazer/Space Cadet convention (organized to bring together students and parents from across the country for fellowship and academic competition) is dramatically disrupted by changes in the world. events.”

Based on the trailer and synopsis, viewers can look forward to a classic Wes Anderson movie experience that blends elements of romance, comedy, drama, and family in its own unique style. Not many other details about the plot are known at this time.

The film premiered in Cannes a few days ago, where it received very positive reviews from critics, who praised the film’s stunning visuals, characterization, and ambitious story, among other things.

a quick look at asteroid city cast

The comedy film stars Jason Schwartzman in one of the leading roles as Augie Steenback, a war photographer and widower. Not many other details regarding his character are revealed at this time, but based on the trailer, he seems to be playing a prominent role and it will be interesting to see how his character will be explored in the film.

Apart from asteroid citySchwartzman has starred in several other Wes Anderson films such as The Darjeeling Limited, The Grand Budapest Hotel, Moonrise Kingdomand more.

Starring opposite Schwartzman in another important role is the iconic Scarlett Johansson, who plays the character of Midge Campbell, a popular actress. Scarlett looks stunning in the trailer and it will be interesting to see how she fits into Wes Anderson’s unique cinematic vision.

His other memorable acting credits include Turning point, Lost in translation, The prestige, and many more. The remaining cast members include actors such as:

  • Tom Hanks as Stanley Zak
  • Edward Norton as Conrad Ear
  • Bryan Cranston as TV show host
  • Tilda Swinton as Dr. Hickenlooper
  • Steve Carell as a motel manager

asteroid city will be released in select theaters on June 16, 2023.