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Amy Poehler, George Clooney, and Maya Rudolph Join Bill Murray and Sofia Coppola's Christmas Special

Last year it was announced that Bill Murray was teaming up with Sofia Coppola for an upcoming Christmas TV special, and today THR reports that the project just added a few big stars. According to the report, George Clooney, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, and Miley Cyrus will play versions of themselves in the special, which will follow the famously agent-less Murray as "he evades the advances of a shark dying to sign him." The project hasn't officially found a distributor yet, but it already sounds like the weirdest holiday special ever. Coppola told Variety in October that it won't be live and will be "like a [...]

Bill Murray Introduces Sofia Coppola In True Bill Murray Fashion

Last night, Bill Murray introduced Sofia Coppola at the National Board of Review Awards, where she was receiving an award. His speech is great: heartfelt, funny, a bit loopy, and delivered with a couple of Red Hots in his mouth. Vulture's got the entire thing for your reading pleasure.

Bill Murray to Sing Christmas Carols in a Sofia Coppola-Directed TV Special

Bill Murray is bringing his crooning talents to television in the form of a Christmas special. Variety reports that Murray has teamed up with Lost in Translation director Sofia Coppola to star in a TV Christmas special, in which Murray will sing a collection of classic Christmas carols. The special doesn't yet have a network or premiere date, but Murray told Variety that it won't be live and will be "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 writing. There will be prose. It will have a patina style [...]

Ariel and Prince Eric Get the Sofia Coppola Treatment in Funny or Die's Fake 'Little Mermaid' Trailer

Here's a fake trailer Funny or Die made for director Sofia Coppola's upcoming live-action take on The Little Mermaid, which is not only filled with nods to Coppola's past films but is most likely a very accurate look at what the real film will be like. How could a movie with this many cool indie bands be anything short of amazing?