CBS is developing a series based on the classic comedy film “Stripes,” Variety has learned. Like the film, the series will follow a perennial rebellious outsider who finally finds his purpose in life when he joins the US military and must unite a group of ragtag eccentrics. The original 1981 film starred Bill Murray in the lead […]
Bill Murray is using his fame to help raise money for Puerto Rico relief, and he’s not abiding by cheapskates. OK, go get a job and come back,” Murray says at one point after flipping through three singles. Some of the fans nearby were apparently pretty excited that Murray was using his fame for good, telling the star that Puerto Rico was going to be alright.
Bill Murray really needs to get his act together. It’s no secret that the legendary Bill Murray can be a bit of an oddball. During an interview with CNBC, the legendary actor revealed that Kristen Wiig approached him for the role… but he eventually missed the chance to be a part of it.
In another case of Bill Murray being a stand-up guy, he gave a fan who’d missed out on a ticket to the World Series baseball game on Tuesday one of his own, sat next to her and shared his nachos. Karen Michel, a lifelong fan of the Chicago Cubs had shown up to the ground in the hope of getting a returned ticket. Crestfallen, she was about to leave when Bill Murray came to the rescue.
In an evening filled with jokes about Bill Murray’s elusiveness and quirky personality, it was David Letterman who provided the most touching moment.
All-over-the-map reactions for Paul Feig's Ghostbusters in 2016 are not too far removed from the kind of write-ups that greeted Ivan Reitman’s original version when it arrived in theaters back in 1984.
They’re used to making millions per movie, but these savvy stars realised that sometimes it’s good to let the bank balance take a hit if the part is brilliant.
Paul Feig isn’t yet revealing what roles Dan Aykroyd and Bill Murray play in the new Ghostbusters. What we know is they don’t play doctors Raymond Stantz and Peter Venkman, respectively, since the new version takes place in a separate timeline from the 1984 original and its 1989 sequel.