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Bill Murray Joins DWA's 'B.O.O.'

Jennifer Coolidge and Octavia Spencer also are boarding the supernatural animated feature.

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Bill Murray has joined the voice cast of B.O.O.: Bureau of Otherworldly Operations, DreamWorks Animation’s latest production.

Jennifer Coolidge and Octavia Spencer also are boarding the project, which already counts Seth Rogen, Melissa McCarthy, Rashida Jones and Matt Bomer among its voice cast.

According to DWA, B.O.O. is a “supernatural action comedy [that] follows two bumbling apparitions who find themselves in an extraordinary afterlife adventure when they join the Bureau of Otherworldly Operations (B.O.O.) -- the ghost world’s elite counter-haunting unit -- and ultimately must face off against the planet’s greatest haunter.”

Murray will voice the villainous ghost, Addison Drake. Coolidge will play a bubbly transitions-relations officer, while Spencer will be the tough-as-nails senior B.O.O. officer, Captain Book.

The movie, based on an original idea by Tony Leondis (Igor), who is also directing, will be released June 5, 2015, by 20th Century Fox.

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