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George Clooney, Amy Poehler, Miley Cyrus & Maya Rudolph Join Bill Murray In Sofia Coppola’s Christmas Special

George Clooney, Amy Poehler, Miley Cyrus & Maya Rudolph Join Bill Murray In Sofia Coppola's Christmas Special

Let’s rewind a bit in case you forgot about this. Last fall, Bill Murray revealed he was re-teaming with “Lost In Translation” director Sofia Coppola for a TV Christmas special. “It’s not going to be live,” he said at the time. “We’re going to do it like a little movie. It won’t have a format, but it’s going to have music. It will have texture. It will have threads through it that are [being] writen. There will be prose.” And now, plot details have been revealed along with new cast members and this is shaping up to be something very… interesting…

THR reveals that George Clooney, Amy Poehler, Miley Cyrus and Maya Rudolph have come aboard the project with Murray, and all will be playing themselves. Filming is already underway on the holiday tale that will see Murray trying to avoid a Hollywood figure who wants to represent the actor, who famously forgoes having a manager or agent. And in case you were wondering, this will have carols tune, sung by some of the actors involved. 

Distribution is still being figured out for the special, but this ensemble will likely have phones ringing off the hook today around town. Even if this Coppola project doesn’t work, we’ll still always have “Scrooged!

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