Greatest cast in movie history is in Wes Anderson’s new film ‘The French Dispatch’

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Look, there can't be too much talent in a movie

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OK, so we can discuss many movies that had amazing casts and, clearly, were great movies as a result, from as far back as my father's favorite flick, the classic screwball comedy "It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World" to the original "The Murder on the Orient Express" and also flicks by legendary directors Paul Thomas Anderson ("Boogie Nights" and "Magnolia"), Quentin Tarantino ("Pulp Fiction" and "True Romance"), Robert Altman ("Short Cuts" and "Gosford Park") ... and the mentions could go on and on and on. And now we get to you, Wes Anderson ("The Royal Tenenbaums" and "The Grand Budapest Hotel"). His new movie "The French Dispatch" (which will premiere at the Cannes Film Festival before opening in U.S. theaters Oct. 22), is being called a love letter to journalists set at an outpost of an American newspaper in a fictional 20th-century French city. Here's the wildly talented cast who's in it -- and it looks like the best of all time.

Bill Murray

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Christoph Waltz

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Benicio del Toro

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Frances McDormand

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Jeffrey Wright

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Adrien Brody

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Tilda Swinton

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Saoirse Ronan

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Timothee Chalamet

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Elisabeth Moss

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Edward Norton

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Willem Dafoe

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Lea Seydoux

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Owen Wilson

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Liev Schreiber

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Anjelica Huston (Narrator)

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Henry Winkler

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Jason Schwartzman

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Griffin Dunne

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Bob Balaban

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Lois Smith

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Fisher Stevens

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Steve Park

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Rupert Friend

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Cecile de France

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