Not long ago the first image from Wes Anderson's Fantastic Mr. Fox arrived online and was quickly removed, but now the French website filmsactu has nabbed the first two images from Fox France and, well, here they are. Starring the voices of Meryl Streep, George Clooney, Bill Murray, Owen Wilson, Jason Schwartzman, Adrien Brody and Anjelica Huston among others, the film reunites your typical Anderson cronies and adds a few more to the filmmaker's ever-growing list of regulars.
Based on Ronald Dahl's book of the same name, the film follows Mr. Fox (Clooney) and his family who are targeted by wealthy, angry farmers after the fox steals their chickens, ducks and turkeys from right underneath their noses. This is the first adaptation for Anderson, who up until this point has collaborated with a handful of close friends (Owen Wilson, Noah Baumbach, Roman Coppola) on original stories. Originally Anderson was co-directing with Henry Selick, though Selick later left to go work on Coraline and was replaced by Mark Gustafson. Perhaps the coolest little fact about the making of this film was that Anderson took his actors outside the studio in order to record their voices, winding up in places like a forest, an attic, a stable and even underground.
Fantastic Mr. Fox hits theaters on November 13th.