“Groundhog Day” star Bill Murray may join “St Vincent De Van Nuys” comedy

“Groundhog Day” star Bill Murray may join “St Vincent De Van Nuys” comedy

PanARMENIAN.Net - Bill Murray is in early talks for St Vincent De Van Nuys. The actor is in line to star in Ted Melfi's comedy-drama, Digital Spy reports citing Variety.

The film centres around a 12-year-old boy who strikes up an unlikely friendship with the man next door when his parents are busy fighting through their divorce.

The retiree veteran is a gambling, hard-drinking and whoring misanthrope who learns as much from his new friend as the boy does from him.

The 20th Century Fox and Chernin Entertainment project is based on Melfi's script, which appeared on the 2011 Black List.

Murray was last seen in frequent collaborator Wes Anderson's Moonrise Kingdom and will next play President Franklin D Roosevelt in Roger Michell's period pic Hyde Park on Hudson.

 Top stories
The film is in English, and runs for 138 minutes, although the version that will premiere in Venice is dubbed over in German.
Golden Apricot will highlight legacy of Parajanov, a prominent Soviet filmmaker of Armenian origin who would have turned 90 this year.
The annual international film festival will showcase feature films, documentaries, music videos, shorts, and animations.
The poetess has been awarded local and international prizes as a sign of recognition for her short stories and poems.
Partner news