In /johnny-depp-joins-wes-andersons-the-grand-budapest-hotel/mid-July, it was announced that Johnny Depp would be headlining director Wes Anderson's upcoming drama The Grand Budapest Hotel, which has already been given a December of 2014 release date.

Today, Wes Anderson spoke out on the cast, revealing that Johnny Depp is not actually appearing in the movie, and that he has yet to revealed who is. Here is his statement.

"It's not Johnny Depp. The Internet has a way of announcing things on its own [laughs]. You will find that even though I'm very aware of the cast that has been announced on its own devices, you'll never find me saying who's in the movie. Or, as far as I know, anybody else. I really don't know where it all comes from. In fact, Johnny is somebody who I would love to work with at some point, but he's not going to be in this movie. But I actually have not put the cast out -- I have not announced the cast. We have quite a great cast."

Wes did, however, go on to confirm that one of his long time collaborators, Bill Murray, is in the movie.

"That's true. That's true. Bill is in it. Bill is in it."

All that is known about the story is that it will be "Euro". Whatever that means. No further plot details have been

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