"Fantastic Mr. Fox" to Open BFI London Film Festival
The Hollywood Reporter relays that the 2009 BFI London Film Festival will open on October 14, 2009, with a screening of Wes Anderson’s The Fantastic Mr. Fox, a stop-motion animated movie adapting the children’s book by Roald Dahl. The Fantastic Mr. Fox is Anderson’s first animated movie and stars George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Bill Murray, Willem Dafoe, and Owen Wilson. The movie will open in the U.K. in October 2009 and in the U.S. in the following month.
(via Internet Movie Database Daily Briefing)