Anderson, Swinton sail on flagship
The Grand Budapest Hotel will be shown on board along with other films. The movie, released earlier this year, is about the quirky staff, guests and goings-on at a European hotel.
The filmmaker and actors will take part in a question-and-answer session with passengers in the ship's Royal Court Theatre, and will be joined by Roman Coppola, who headed the film's special photography unit. The four have collaborated on other films as well, including Anderson's Moonrise Kingdom.
The QM2 marks its 10th anniversary this year. In New York, the ship will leave from its home port of Brooklyn and will sail to Southampton on this trip.