Here’s Cowboy Bill Murray in a publicity still from Roman Coppola’s A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III (via ThePlaylist). Trying to ignore the fact that Charlie Swan is Bella’s dad’s name, Coppola co-wrote Moonrise Kingdom and The Darjeeling Limited with Wes Anderson, and Charles Swan will be the first film he’s directed since 2001’s CQ. Not for nothing, he also has a bitchin’ unibrow. Will it be quirky and twee? Well, it’s about “A graphic designer’s enviable life slides into despair when his girlfriend breaks up with him,” and Charles Swan is played by Charlie Sheen, so I’m going to say that’s a big yes.
Meanwhile, Bill Murray was the subject of a recent NY Times profile. This was my favorite part:
[The car is suddenly cut off by another vehicle.] “That person was insane. [To his driver] Well-avoided, Mustafa. But you can bump her now. She’s got it coming.”
Sometimes I think Wes Anderson is scripting Bill Murray’s life.
Jessica Chastain is pretty great, and I’ve heard nothing but universally-glowing things about this movie so far, but I really think they used the wrong picture of her for this. Why not this picture, from the teaser the other day?
See? Much better.
I’m so very sorry, Jessica Chastain. In the interests of fairness, here’s an unflattering screencap of me: