BREAKING MOVIE NEWS
One thing was made crystal clear during NBC’s reunion special Saturday Night Live 40: the weekly sketch comedy show has launched an insane amount of massive movie stars. Many of them turned up as hosts, from Tom Hanks to Alec Baldwin. But others got their start as repertory players in the show’s cast, and used that exposure to kick start incredibly successful movie careers.
Last night’s avalanche of Saturday Night Live nostalgia with its 40th Anniversary Special was an insane trip down memory lane. However, wrapping up a live medley of past SNL musical characters, it would also see the return of Bill Murray return as over-the-top lounge singer, Nick Ocean.
Earlier today, Sony Pictures delivered rather huge news about the Ghostbusters reboot, announcing that they had officially signed deals with four actresses to play the lead roles in the movie. What the big reveal lacked, however, were any kinds of details about the characters that each of the ladies will play. Now those details have started to come out.
Jon Favreau has previously stated that he does not want to completely replicate the animated Jungle Book, he has promised that Bill Murray will sing Baloo’s famous song.
Among the leaked drama that has been flooding the internet due to the recent Sony hacking scandal, one exchanged e-mail discussed a legal suit over the new Ghostbusters film and Bill Murray’s involvement.
Amidst the chaos that has formed from the Sony hacking scandal some interesting information has been leaked that drops some big names for the casting of Ghostbusters 3.
Groundhog Day has made us laugh over the two decades of its existence, but can it make us sing?
Jim Davis went on to explain that the earliest promotional items for Garfield had anti-Monday slogans, and that he noticed that his fan base “would let Garfield say [these things] for them. It is the attitude that people gravitate to because he is such a great escape for that."
A Ghostbusters reunion that saw Bill Murray, Ernie Hudson, Sigourney Weaver and Dan Aykroyd come together has produced probably the greatest image you’ll see all day. It sees the film’s cast joyously smiling and it is utterly contagious.
Bill Murray might be the most loved man in the world. With a childish smile, an arsenal of wild stories and an up for anything attitude, he’s the crazy uncle every single one of us wishes we had. Some days he’s entertaining the kids and is fun for all ages. Sometimes he’s having a few drinks and working for the adults.
The comedian breaks down why the different takes on a third Ghostbusters never felt right. They are insightful comments from a welcome, candid actor who rarely does a movie for the paycheck.
Bill Murray has revealed that he got eventually revenge on Roger Ebert after the legendary film critic had given him several scathing reviews early on in his career. The fact that he not only got his revenge during a press conference at the Cannes Film Festival but that he also managed to use Ebert’s own words to hurt him probably made it twice as satisfying too.
This might just be scratching the surface. According to the Web site NotStarring.com, Murray was up for a slew of projects, from Bad Santa and Dogma to Splash and Toy Story. If they are to be believed.
With the news that Ghostbusters 3 is in the pipeline, as well as being a reboot, it's a good time for Paul Feig to address what we should expect to see in terms of nods or cameos of the original cast. Brace yourselves, folks; you might not like what he has to say.
Bill Murray and Harold Ramis are arguably the greatest actor and director team in the history of cinematic comedy. But the filming of Groundhog Day provoked so much bad blood between the pair that they never worked together again. What happened on-set that lead the duo not to talk to each other for 21 years?
Bill Murray is not only in favor of a female-fronted Ghostbusters 3, he's thrown out some casting suggestions, including Melissa McCarthy, Emma Stone, Linda Cardellini, and Kristen Wiig. And now we know Wiig is willing.
In the past, Bill Murray has been very vocal about his complete disinterest in reprising his role as Peter Venkman in Paul Feig's upcoming Ghostbusters 3, but his attitude regarding the project as a whole seems to have softened in recent days. Asked about the reports of an all female cast in the movie. the actor gave a blessing of sorts to the project, saying, "It’s a grand idea, I don’t know who they’re talking about, but it’s a good idea."
So you want to cast Bill Murray in your next motion picture? That's great. But do you have what it takes to stick it out to the bitter end of the special process you'll have to endure in order to gain an audience with the great and powerful Bill? Read on and find out.
In the battle for an all-female Ghostbusters reboot, a new ally has revealed themselves. And he's someone you'd be inclined to trust the opinion of.
Bill Murray is more than just a movie star – although his body of work in the field of cinema is certainly impressive – he’s one of the rare performers who’s transcended his medium and become a cultural icon in the process. Such a talent certainly deserves our love and admiration, which is exactly what Murray will receive today as part of "Bill Murray Day" at the Toronto International Film Festival.
Jon Favreau is now in production on the live-action remake of Disney's The Jungle Book. And he can't wait to give us a look at his cast, which boasts Bill Murray, Christopher Walken and newcomer Neel Sethi.
Bill Murray is an American comedy icon. But Canada has beat the U.S. to the chase in giving the star of such beloved movies as Groundhog Day, Ghostbusters and Stripes his very own day of honor. Well played, Canada. Well played.
You never really know when or where Bill Murray might turn up. Unless it's a Wes Anderson movie, in which case, there's a pretty good chance. But The Jungle Book isn't a Wes Anderson movie, it's a Disney movie directed by Jon Favreau, and Bill Murray is voicing the role of Balou.
As you can see in this first promo, Vincent is a man with a bad attitude in the middle of a bad day, when he meets young Oliver (newcomer Jaeden Lieberher). But Oliver lowers the guards of this grump, and soon they form a deranged but oddly tender bond.
Harold Ramis' death has likely left many of us feeling a mixture of sadness and fond amusement as we grieve but also remember some of his best work in comedy. For those of us who grew up believing that regular scientists could achieve superhero status with the right equipment on their backs, Ramis' face may be best associated with his role as Egon Spengler