This December, Netflix is set to release a variety Christmas special titled A VERY MURRAY CHRISTMAS, starring Bill Murray as himself. He has written the special with his Lost In Translation director Sofia Coppola and Mitch Glazer. It is set to be directed by Coppola and features guest appearances by George Clooney, Paul Shaffer, Amy Poehler, Julie White, Dimitri Dimitrov, Michael Cera, Chris Rock, David Johansen, Maya Rudolph, Jason Schwartzman, Jenny Lewis, members of the band Phoenix, Rashida Jones and Miley Cyrus. The story follows Murray becoming worried that none of his celebrity friends will show up to his television special due to a major snow storm in New York City. Much to his surprise, they power through it and deliver an over the top Christmas special. Along with the announcement, the streaming service released a teaser trailer for the event. Check it out below.
Known for his roles an Ghostbusters and Stripes, Murray is set to voice Baloo in the upcoming Jungle Book remake, and will be seen in the Cameron Crowe film Aloha.
Lou Chase | Staff Writer