Asteroid City (2022)

An astronomy convention takes place at a desert town in the 1950s, where several students and their parents meet and their knowledge, experiences and lives overlap in unexpected ways.

Asteroid City is an American romantic comedy-drama film written, directed, and produced by Wes Anderson. The cast has been described as being “larger than most other Anderson films that are ensemble in nature.”[1] It is set to be released domestically by Focus Features, while Universal Pictures will handle foreign distribution.[2]

In 1955, students and parents from across the country gather for scholarly competition, rest/recreation, comedy, drama, and romance at a Junior Stargazer convention held in a fictional American desert town.[2]