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‘Groundhog Day’ Hits 30: Comedy’s Team on “Tense” Shoot, Bill Murray Tapping Into “Dark Side”

When director Harold Ramis and producing partner Trevor Albert stumbled upon the screenplay for Groundhog Day, no one knew it would become a film that viewers would (voluntarily) watch over and over. Having followed National Lampoon’s Vacation with 1986’s underperforming Club Paradise, Ramis wanted his next project to aim outside the box. CAA’s Richard Lovett […]

Adam Sandler to Receive Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

One of comedy’s highest honors is headed Adam Sandler’s way. The superstar comedian has been selected to receive the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. The Hustle star will receive the honor during a gala ceremony at Washington, D.C.’s John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on March 19. The Mark Twain Prize “recognizes […]

Wes Anderson’s ‘Asteroid City’ Lands Summer 2023 Release in Theaters

Wes Anderson’s star-packed film Asteroid City will open at the specialty box office on June 16, 2023, before expanding into additional cinemas on June 23, Focus Features and Indian Paintbrush announced Tuesday. Focus will distribute the movie domestically; parent studio Universal will handle Asteroid City overseas. Known for such ensemble hits as The Grand Budapest […]

Rob Schneider Claims Bill Murray “Absolutely Hated” Members of ‘SNL’ Cast Including Adam Sandler, Chris Farley

Rob Schneider claims Bill Murray “absolutely hated” the cast of Saturday Night Live when the latter hosted the NBC sketch comedy series. Schneider, appearing on today’s episode of SiriusXM’s The Jim Norton & Sam Roberts Show, went so far as to say that Murray particularly disliked Adam Sandler and the late Chris Farley. The subject came […]

‘The Greatest Beer Run Ever’ Review: Peter Farrelly’s Vietnam War Film Starring Zac Efron Is a Bloated Misfire

The filmmaker's follow-up to his Oscar-winning 'Green Book' tells a quirky true story and also stars Russell Crowe and Bill Murray.

Bill Murray Had to Drop Out of Wes Anderson’s ‘Asteroid City’ Due to COVID

Bill Murray had to drop out of Wes Anderson’s Asteroid City just before its shoot in Spain got underway due to COVID-19, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Murray, among Wes Anderson’s longtime collaborators, was attached early to the film now in postproduction. But Murray being absent from Focus Features’ star-studded cast list for Asteroid City […]

Bill Murray Speaks Out After ‘Being Mortal’ Set Complaint

Bill Murray is addressing the Being Mortal set complaint that led to production being suspended on the Aziz Ansari-directed film. Speaking to CNBC on Saturday, the actor said there was a “difference of opinion” with a woman that he was working with that led to the complaint and production pause. “I did something I thought […]

Aziz Ansari’s ‘Being Mortal’ Suspends Production Following Bill Murray Complaint

Searchlight Pictures has suspended production on Aziz Ansari’s feature directorial debut, Being Mortal, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. THR learned Wednesday night that the Disney-backed studio made the decision to put a pause on the shoot following a complaint filed last week and is investigating the matter. A source close to the production told THR […]

Seth Rogen Joins Bill Murray in Aziz Ansari’s ‘Being Mortal’ Comedy-Drama

Seth Rogen has joined the cast of Being Mortal, Aziz Ansari’s comedy-drama and feature directorial debut for Searchlight Pictures. Rogen will star alongside Bill Murray and Ansari in the film based on health expert Atul Gawande’s nonfiction book Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End. The New York Times Review of Books described […]

Bill Murray to Launch NFT Collection Based on His Real-Life Stories

Bill Murray is finally ready to talk about all those “Bill Murray Stories.” But in standard Bill Murray fashion, he’s not going to reveal his past and musings in a conventional way. The enigmatic and beloved Caddyshack and Ghostbusters actor is partnering with viral photo site and streaming company The Chive to enter the NFT […]

Oscars 2022: Bill Murray, Stephanie Beatriz, Jennifer Garner and H.E.R. Among Presenters

Will Packer and Shayla Cowan, producers of the 94th Academy Awards, today announced another lineup of presenters set to appear at the Oscars on March 27. H.E.R., who earned the Oscar for best original song for last year’s Judas and the Black Messiah, will join previous nominees Bill Murray and Elliot Page as presenters. Stephanie Beatriz, […]

Bill Murray on How “Vanity” Was Part of Why Ivan Reitman’s ‘Batman’ Movie Didn’t Happen

Bill Murray says he looks good in purple but that suiting up to be Batman was a short-lived possibility. Before Tim Burton’s Michael Keaton-led Batman hit theaters in 1989, Warner Bros. had courted several writers and directors about bringing the Dark Knight to the big screen — a years-long endeavor that generated various potential takes […]