On Saturday, Bill Murray admitted there was a complaint about his behavior on the set of the upcoming movie being deadlywhich confirms recent reports about the reason for the halt in production.
Murray said in Interview with CNBC. “The company, the film studio, wanted to do the right thing, so they wanted to check everything, investigate, and so they stopped production.
Murray’s comments, which he shared from Berkshire Hathaway’s annual meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, came after Searchlight Pictures opened an investigation into Murray’s conduct on the set of the film, which also stars Keke Palmer and Seth Rogen and is directed by Aziz Ansari. Without going into detail about the incident, Murray said he has been in touch with the woman and is communicating with her about how to proceed.
“We talk and try to make peace with each other. I think that’s where the real problem lies, between our peaces. We are both professionals. We love each other’s work,” he said. “We love each other, I think, and if you can’t really get along and trust each other, there’s no point in continuing to work together or making a movie either.”
He said he had no contact with Searchlight Pictures, which was before refused to comment In an open investigation.
Although he did not say what happened, Murray did share his reaction to the complaint and that he hopes for a good outcome for the woman.
“It was a really good education for me. I haven’t done much but think about it for the past week or two,” Murray said. “The world is different than it was when I was a little kid. What I always thought was funny when I was a little kid isn’t necessarily the same funny thing now. Things change and times change, so it’s important for me to find out, and I think the most important thing is that it’s what’s best for a person the other”.
being deadlyQuote from the 2014 book Being Dead: Medicine and What Matters in the EndIt is Ansari’s first directorial appearance. It was originally scheduled for release in 2023, and it is unclear how the commentary will affect the future of the film. to me diverseShe completed half of principal photography before the cast and crew received a letter on April 20 stating that production had been halted.
Murray added that he is optimistic that the situation will be resolved and that he is ready to learn from it.
“We’re talking about it, and I think we’ll make peace with him. I’m very optimistic about that,” Murray said. I think he’s a sad dog who can’t learn anymore. I think this is a really sad puppy who can’t learn anymore. I don’t want to be that sad dog and I have no intention of that. What makes me happiest is to put my shoes on and we both go back to work and be able to trust each other and work at work where we spend so much time developing the skill, and hopefully we will. A good thing for just more than two people, but for a whole crew of filmmakers and a movie studio as well.”