As promised last night, the trailer for Wes Anderson‘s first live-action film since 2007′s The Darjeeling Limited is here. Moonrise Kingdom has a stellar ensemble that includes Bill Murray, Harvey Keitel, Bruce Willis, Edward Norton, Frances McDormand, Tilda Swinton, Jason Schwartzman and newcomers Jared Gilman and Kara Hayward. The story follows a young boy and girl who fall in love then run away together and a search commences for them in a 1960s New England coastal town.
The perfectly framed shots we’ve come to expect are here and I adore the cast he has assembled. I like how the newcomers seem to be the main characters as well (at least, initially), with big names supporting them. It is great to see Willis finally put some effort towards his roles and the last bit with Murray had me in stitches. Check it out below via Apple.
Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, MOONRISE KINGDOM tells the story of two twelve-year-olds who fall in love, make a secret pact, and run away together into the wilderness. As various authorities try to hunt them down, a violent storm is brewing off-shore — and the peaceful island community is turned upside down in more ways than anyone can handle. Bruce Willis plays the local sheriff. Edward Norton is a Khaki Scout troop leader. Bill Murray and Frances McDormand portray the young girl’s parents. The cast also includes Tilda Swinton, Jason Schwartzman, and Jared Gilman and Kara Hayward as the boy and girl.
Moonrise Kingdom hits theaters May 25th, 2012 with a Cannes premiere likely.
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