Fox Searchlight has unleashed a pack of new pics from Wes Anderson’s next stop-motion animated feature, Isle of Dogs, set to hit theaters March 23, 2018. The canine companionship adventure was recently announced as the opening film for Berlinale 2018.
Written and directed by Anderson, the film features the voices of Bryan Cranston, Koyu Rankin, Edward Norton, Liev Schreiber, Kunichi Nomura, Bill Murray, Jeff Goldblum, Bob Balaban, Scarlett Johansson, Greta Gerwig, Frances McDormand, Courtney B. Vance, F. Murray Abraham, Harvey Keitel, Akira Ito, Yoko Ono, Akira Takayama, Ken Watanabe, Fisher Stevens, Mari Natsuki, Tilda Swinton, Nijiro Murakami, Yojiro Noda and Frank Wood.
Isle of Dogs tells the story of Atari Kobayashi, 12-year-old ward to corrupt Mayor Kobayashi. When, by Executive Decree, all the canine pets of Megasaki City are exiled to a vast garbage-dump, Atari sets off alone in a miniature Junior-Turbo Prop and flies to Trash Island in search of his bodyguard-dog, Spots. There, with the assistance of a pack of newly-found mongrel friends, he begins an epic journey that will decide the fate and future of the entire Prefecture.