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Fear not, fans! Here, you went into the day thinking you'd have to wait until 2014 for his latest project, Grand Budapest Hotel, to hit theaters, but as it appears, you may not have to wait that long.

The Filmstage is reporting that Fox Searchlight has picked up the worldwide rights to the film, which has recently wrapped in Berlin, and is considering the possibility of a late 2013 release. This would jive with the studio wanting to pick up a legitimate awards-season contender, as its year-end offerings at the moment are few.

Here's the synopsis from Searchlight:

The Grand Budapest Hotel tells of a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars and his friendship with a young employee who becomes his trusted protégé. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting, the battle for an enormous family fortune and the slow and then sudden upheavals that transformed Europe during the first half of the 20th century.

If you'd like to know who is in the cast, the easy answer is "everyone". No, seriously. Everyone. Anderson apparently decided to cast his usual suspects, and then added the rest of Hollywood: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , and the recent additions of and .

I would see it for Jeff Goldblum alone, because Jeff Goldblum.

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