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Scarlett Johnasson joins Margot Robbie in Wes Anderson’s next film

Filming is due to wrap in late September, just before The French Dispatch hits cinemas

Wes Anderson has reportedly recruited Scarlett Johansson for his latest film, alongside a predictably illustrious lineup.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Lost in Translation star is the latest big name to join Anderson’s new picture, which is currently shooting in Spain and expected to wrap sometime in September.

Other confirmed names include Anderson mainstays Adrien Brody, Jason Schwartzman, Tilda Swinton, and (yes, the man himself) Bill Murray. Newcomers reportedly include Tom Hanks, Rupert Friend, and Margot Robbie.

Although this is not the first time Johansson has worked with the American auteur – she voiced the showdog Nutmeg in Isle of Dogs (2018) – it is understood to be the first time she has appeared in front of camera for the director.

Little else is known about the nature of the project – the plot of the film, and details of the characters, are being kept strictly under wraps – but hopefully more revelations will follow soon.

Anderson’s long-awaited The French Dispatch will finally hit cinemas October 22 after delays due to the coronavirus pandemic. The film premiered at Cannes Film Festival in July, receiving a nine-minute standing ovation. Let’s hope his next offering inspires a similar reaction.