Ironically, his depressed character in the quirky new film crashes his motorcycle; so is it a case of life imitating art, or vice versa?
As Wes Anderson commented to reporters earlier, the film is just a movie, nothing more, nothing less. And he hopes audiences will get beyond Wilson's private troubles and just enjoy the picture for what it is.
"I feel people, nobody ever looks at [my movies] in the way that I thought they were going to anyway. So that's fine and I think the movie stands on its own. I love what Owen does in the movie. So that's where I land on that," Anderson said.