Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Exclusive: Bruce Willis Will Rock the Kasbah with Bill Murray


EXCLUSIVE: Bruce Willis is going to “Rock the Kasbah” with Bill Murray in a new comedy. Oscar and Emmy winner Barry Levinson is directing from a screenplay by Mitch Glazer. The indie financed film will add two more players in the coming week and begin shooting in June in Morocco. That country will be filling in for the real locale, Afghanistan. Murray will play a down on his luck music producer who finds a potential singing sensation teen girl in Kabul. Before that Murray appears to great effect in “The Monuments Men” with George Clooney and friends. The pair previously appeared together in “Moonrise Kingdom.”

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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