Rupert Friend and Richard Ayoade On Board for Wes Anderson’s The Wonderful Story Of Henry Sugar At Netflix

Wes Anderson is shaking things up in the film world, partnering with Netflix for his next project, The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar. This will be his second Roald Dahl adaptation based on the short story following Fantastic Mr. Fox. Anderson added Rupert Friend and Richard Ayoade (The IT Crowd) to the cast this week. Last week, it was announced that Benedict Cumberbatch, Ralph Fiennes, Dev Patel and Ben Kingsley had signed on for the feature. Friend has just completed his second Wes Anderson film, Asteroid City, following The French Dispatch. This will be Richard Ayoade’s first time in the Andersonverse.

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