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First Trailer for ‘Asteroid City’ Gives a Quirky Look at Wes Anderon’s Latest Movie

The first trailer for Asteroid City has been released online. Written and directed by Wes Anderson, the film boasts a high-quality ensemble comprised of Jason SchwartzmanScarlett JohanssonTom HanksJeffrey WrightTilda SwintonBryan CranstonEdward NortonAdrien BrodyLiev SchreiberHope DavisRupert FriendMaya HawkeSteve CarellMatt DillonHong ChauWillem DafoeMargot RobbieTony RevoloriSophia LillisJeff GoldblumFisher Stevens, and Rita Wilson.

Its plot synopsis reads, “ASTEROID CITY takes place in a fictional American desert town circa 1955. The itinerary of a Junior Stargazer/Space Cadet convention (organized to bring together students and parents from across the country for fellowship and scholarly competition) is spectacularly disrupted by world-changing events.”

You can watch the trailer below and see the film exclusively in theatres on June 16:


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Written by Maxance Vincent

Maxance Vincent is a freelance film and TV critic, and a recent graduate of a BFA in Film Studies at the Université de Montréal. He is currently finishing a specialization in Video Game Studies, focusing on the psychological effects regarding the critical discourse on violent video games.

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