edward norton moonrise kingdom Four New Behind The Scenes Featurettes For Wes Andersons Moonrise Kingdom

Hosted by Bob Balaban and featuring some great behind-the-scenes footage from the film, these four featurettes have emerged online for Wes Anderson’s ‘Moonrise Kingdom,’ focusing on Bill Murray, Bruce Willis, Edward Norton, and Anderson himself. Set for release May 25th, ‘Moonrise Kingdom’ features a first-rate cast in Willis, Norton, Murray, Balaban, Frances McDormand, Tilda Swinton, Jason Schwartzman, Jared Gilman, and Kara Hayward. ‘Moonrise Kingdom’ marks Anderson’s (The Royal Tenenbaums, Fantastic Mr. Fox, Rushmore) first live-action film since 2007′s ‘The Darjeeling Limited.’

Set on an island off the coast of New England in the 1960s, ‘Moonrise Kingdom’ follows a young boy and girl (Sam and Suzy) falling in love. When they are moved to run away together, various factions of the town mobilize to search for them and the town is turned upside down – which might not be such a bad thing. Bruce Willis plays the local sheriff, Captain Sharp. Edward Norton is a Khaki Scout troop leader, Scout Master Ward. Bill Murray and Frances McDormand portray the young girl’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bishop. Jared Gilman and Kara Hayward play the young boy and girl. Check out the videos and official synopsis for ‘Moonrise Kingdom’ below.

Moonrise Kingdom is the new movie directed by two-time Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Wes Anderson (The Royal Tenenbaums, Fantastic Mr. Fox, Rushmore).

Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, Moonrise Kingdomtells the story of two 12-year-olds who fall in love, make a secret pact, and run away together into the wilderness. As various authorities try to hunt them down, a violent storm is brewing off-shore – and the peaceful island community is turned upside down in every which way. Bruce Willis plays the local sheriff, Captain Sharp. Edward Norton is a Khaki Scout troop leader, Scout Master Ward. Bill Murray and Frances McDormand portray the young girl’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bishop. The cast also includes Tilda Swinton, Jason Schwartzman, and Bob Balaban; and introduces Jared Gilman and Kara Hayward as Sam and Suzy, the boy and girl.

A Focus Features and Indian Paintbrush presentation of an American Empirical Picture .Moonrise Kingdom. Bruce Willis, Edward Norton, Bill Murray, Frances McDormand, Tilda Swinton. With Jason Schwartzman and Bob Balaban. Introducing Jared Gilman and Kara Hayward. Casting by Douglas Aibel. Associate Producer, Octavia Peissel. Co-Producers, Molly Cooper, Lila Yacoub. Costume Designer, Kasia Walicka Maimone. Khaki Scout Marches by Mark Mothersbaugh, Performed by Peter Jarvis and his Drum Corps. Original Music by Alexandre Desplat. Music Supervisor, Randall Poster. Editor, Andrew Weisblum, ACE. Production Designer, Adam Stockhausen. Director of Photography, Robert Yeoman, ASC. Executive Producers, Sam Hoffman, Mark Roybal. Produced by Wes Anderson, Scott Rudin, Steven Rales, Jeremy Dawson. Written by Wes Anderson & Roman Coppola. Directed by Wes Anderson. A Focus Features Release.