The French Dispatch stars Benicio del Toro, Adrien Brody, Tilda Swinton, Léa Seydoux, Frances McDormand, Timothée Chalamet, Lyna Khoudri, Jeffrey Wright, Mathieu Amalric, Stephen Park, Bill Murray and Owen Wilson.
The cast also includes Liev Schreiber, Elisabeth Moss, Edward Norton, Willem Dafoe, Lois Smith, Saoirse Ronan, Christoph Waltz, Cécile de France, Guillaume Gallienne, Jason Schwartzman, Tony Revolori, Rupert Friend, Henry Winkler, Bob Balaban, Hippolyte Girardot, and Anjelica Huston.
The movie brings to life a collection of stories from the final issue of an American magazine published in a fictional 20th-century French city.
The film is loosely inspired by The New Yorker. The editor and writers of the movie’s fictional magazine, and the stories it publishes — three of which are dramatized in the film — are also loosely inspired by The New Yorker.