With more than 120 images in full color, the companion book to the worldwide epic that tells the story of oceanographer Steve Zissou and his crew, and their misadventures in deep-sea exploration. The impressive cast includes Bill Murray (Lost in Translation), Owen Wilson (Meet the Parents, Starsky and Hutch), Cate Blanchett (Lord of the Rings, Elizabeth), Anjelica Huston (The Royal Tenenbaums, Prizzi's Honor), Willem Dafoe (Spider-Man, Platoon), and Jeff Goldblum (Igby Goes Down, The Lost World: Jurassic Park).
The film was shot on location in Italy and at Cinecitta studios in Rome. The undersea world of the film was created in collaboration with the director and stop-motion animator Henry Selick (Tim Burton's "The Nightmare Before Christmas and James and the Giant Peach).
In addition to the complete screenplay written by Anderson and Noah Baumbach, the book includes a Q & A with Anderson, stills, drawings, and storyboards by Anderson and others, and complete cast and crew credits.
Author Biography: Wes Anderson is the critically acclaimed director/ writer of The Royal Tenenbaums, for which he received an Oscar nomination for Best Original Screenplay, Rushmore, and Bottle Rocket.