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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 Ebertís 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, "Itís a grand idea, I donít know who theyíre talking about, but itís 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 Ė although his body of work in the field of cinema is certainly impressive Ė heís one of the rare performers whoís 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