"Darjeeling" Shipped to Fox Searchlight

August 16, 2006 06:32:45 GMT

Fox Searchlight Pictures has acquired Wes Anderson's "The Darjeeling Limited."


Darjeeling Limited, The picture

It's now Fox Searchlight Pictures' turn to take a sip on "The Darjeeling Limited." Yes, the 20th Century Fox specialty division has successfully put the project under its wing, The Hollywood Reporter has revealed.

The latest flick coming from the skillful hands of Wes Anderson, "Darjeeling" has already been slated to start filming by the end of the year in India with Owen Wilson, Jason Schwartzman, and Adrien Brody on board. Anderson is also penning the film's script alongside Schwartzman and Roman Coppola.

Specializing in offbeat, quirky fare, Fox Searchlight Pictures was established in 1994 as the independent arm of 20th Century Fox. Its previous big screen projects include "Sideways", "Roll Bounce", "The Hills Have Eyes", and "Thank You for Smoking."

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