LONDON, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Wes Anderson is sharing the first details about his new stop-motion film.
The 47-year-old director revealed in a video Wednesday that his movie Isle of Dogs will film in England and feature the voices of Edward Norton, Bill Murray, Frances McDormand, Scarlett Johansson, Bryan Cranston and more.
"I'm here today to officially announce the start of my new film, Isle of Dogs. It's an animated movie. We're shooting it in England," Anderson said.
"It stars Bryan Cranston. We've got a big cast. Bill Murray. We've got Jeff Goldblum. Scarlett Johansson is in it. We have F. Murray Abraham, Tilda Swinton, Kunichi Nomura, Harvey Keitel. Two Akiras -- Akira Ito and Akira Takayama. Koyu Rankin, Yoko Ono, Courtney B. Vance. We've got Greta Gerwig, Frances McDormand, Bob Balaban. We've got Liev Schrieber," he listed.
"We've got Edward Norton in it. Edward plays a dog -- an important dog in the story -- named Rex," the filmmaker added.
Sources had told IndieWire in October 2015 that Anderson had started pre-production on an animated film about dogs. The movie has yet to announce a release date, but is expected to debut in 2018.
Anderson last released The Grand Budapest Hotel (2012), which won a Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy. His first animated film, The Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009), won an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature.