Video: 'Grand Budapest Hotel' boasts a cache of 'staches
05:00 AM, Oct 17, 2013
Did Wes Anderson just set the record for the most mustaches in a movie trailer?
It certainly seems that way. This morning the first trailer arrived for Anderson’s latest, The Grand Budapest Hotel. What’s even more stunning than the all-star cast it includes Bill Murray, Ralph Fiennes, Adrien Brody, Jason Schwartzman, Owen Wilson, Jude Law and many more is that nearly every actor sports some type of facial hair.
I counted nine mustaches and two beards in the two-and-a-half-minute preview. They range from Murray’s sweet mutton chops to Brody’s petite, waxed number. In one scene, we even see actor Tony Revolori draw a slim ‘stache across his lip.
Who wore it best? I’ve created a poll on the right to determine your choice for Best Mustache in the Grand Budapest Hotel Trailer (soon to be an Oscar categoy). Although impressive, I omitted the two beards (Jeff Goldblum and F. Murray Abraham). Here’s hoping Tilda Swinton sports a fuzzy lip in at least one scene, too.
A rundown of the ‘staches: