Johnny Depp Signs Onto Wes Anderson’s New Pic “The Grand Budapest Hotel”

Is this is the sequel to THE BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL? Or is it the prequel? Or is it just a bizarre co-incidence that the titles are so similar? Or is it some film exec who this calling it something like that will generate stronger box office? Or is it a movie blogger just padding out a one line post? Some or all of the above (Definitely one of them).

Being that MOONRISE KINGDOM, Anderson’s current on release title, is now his 2nd highest grossing release – production is ramping on this newbie which will star long time collaborator Owen Wilson. Johnny Depp has jumped on board and Anderson is apparently hoping to land Angela Lansbury, Jude Law, Bill Murray, Edward Norton, Jeff Goldblum and Adrien Brody to round out his cast. He’ll get them all too!

MOONRISE KINGDOM releases in AUSTRALIA on AUGUST 30, 2012 through UNIVERSAL PICTURES