Wes Anderson to direct new Roald Dahl adaptation starring Benedict Cumberbatch

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According to the Daily Mail, Wes Anderson will direct an adaptation of Roald Dahl’s The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar for Netflix, with Benedict Cumberbatch playing the title role. baz bamigboy,

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The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar is a short story published in 1977 in the collection of the same name. It follows the character Titanic, a wealthy man with a penchant for gambling, who masters the art of looking through cards to find out what’s what. On the other hand and predicting the future through meditation.

Anderson had previously directed an adaptation of Dahl’s novel. awesome mr fox, which was released in 2009. The stop-motion animated film features the voices of George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Bill Murray and Willem Dafoe.

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His last film was The French Dispatch, and he is also helmed. Grand Budapest Hotel, dog island, Moonrise Kingdom, And royal tenenbaums,

Anderson’s next project is Asteroid City, which features a massive all-star cast including Tilda Swinton, Tom Hanks, Margot Robbie, Scarlett Johansson, Bryan Cranston, and Jeff Goldblum. His films are known for their A-lister ensemble cast, so it’s possible we may soon see more famous faces announced for The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar.

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As for Cumberbatch, she was most recently seen in another Netflix film, Jane Campion’s The Power of the Dog, alongside Jesse Plemons and Kirsten Dunst. can see him next time Doctor Strange 2, which hits theaters in March.

While we wait for The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar to arrive on Netflix, check out our list of other upcoming movies To be excited about in 2022.



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