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Wes Anderson is shooting a new film in Spain this summer

Sets for the filmmaker’s follow-up to The French Dispatch have popped up in Chinchón, south east of Madrid

Wes Anderson’s most recent film, The French Dispatch, finally got a premiere date last month, but the director is already looking ahead to his next project. According to El País, he’s set to shoot his French Dispatch follow-up in Chinchón, Spain, this summer.

Sets for Anderson’s as-yet-untitled project can be seen on the outskirts of the town in south east Madrid, says the Spanish newspaper, ready for shooting in July, August, and September. These sets reportedly include a mock train station and landscapes typical of a classic Western (though the film isn’t said to be of that genre).

Francisco Javier Martínez, mayor of Chinchón, says that the production is “very important for the city” and that they have collaborated with the production crew, allowing them to base their operations out of the local cinema.

Details about the film itself remain scarce, however, with casting still firmly under wraps. It’s also unclear whether it will be related to the rumoured romance film that was detailed in Production Weekly last year, with a shoot set to take place in Rome in 2021.

For now, we’ll have to content ourselves with the long-delayed premiere of The French Dispatch, which is scheduled to show at this summer’s Cannes Film Festival

Revolving around an American newspaper in a fictional 20th century French city, Anderson’s tenth feature is set to star Timothée Chalamet, Saoirse Ronan, Tilda Swinton, Bill Murray, Willem Dafoe, Jason Schwartzman, Léa Seydoux, Kate Winslet, Elisabeth Moss, Christoph Waltz, Frances McDormand, Benicio Del Toro, Adrien Brody, Rupert Friend, and more.

Revisit the French Dispatch trailer below.