Wes Anderson Announces His New Animated Movie and Holds a Contest

The director of 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' will work on animated movie 'Isle of Dogs' and offers the audience a chance to win a trip to London where his movie is being filmed.

AceShowbiz - Wes Anderson has just revealed his upcoming project, a stop-motion animated movie titled "Isle of Dogs". Through a video posted on YouTube and Vimeo, he politely announces the movie's cast, before %cEdward Norton% pops up behind him.

Norton will star in the film alongside %cBill Murray%, %cJeff Goldblum%, %cTilda Swinton%, %cScarlett Johansson%, %cCourtney B. Vance% and %cYoko Ono%. The director has also shared a sneak peek of one of the characters in the movie, a dog named Rex who is voiced by Norton. The movie has begun filming in England, but the release date and plot details are not announced yet.

Through the video, Anderson also announces a charitable contest he hosts with funding platform Crowdrise, which uses gamification and a rewards point system to raise donation. Participants are required to make $10 donation which will be forwarded to The Film Foundation, a non-profit foundation founded by director Martin Scorsese for "protecting and preserving motion picture history." One lucky winner will get a trip to London, a tour of the "Isle of Dogs" sets and production, and also a chance to voice a dog in "Isle of Dogs".

"Isle of Dogs" will be Anderson's second animated movie after "The Fantastic Mr. Fox". Anderson's latest project prior to "Isle of Dogs" is 2014's "The Grand Budapest Hotel", a pastel-hued comedy starring %cRalph Fiennes%, which won four Oscars, including an award for Best Picture.

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