Known for his spontaneity and comic timing, Bill Murray was the perfect choice to play one of Hollywood’s most iconic bumbling characters in the film Groundhog Day. However, even a pro like Murray can have a bad day, as he admits his behavior left audiences feeling “uncomfortable.”
It’s no secret that Bill Murray can be a bit of a loose cannon. He’s well-known for his antics both on and off set, and it seems like his behavior may have finally caught up with him.
Bill Murray admitted on Saturday that his on-set behaviour led to a woman’s complaint and the postponement of work on his latest film.
In his initial comments about the cancellation of “Being Mortal,” the actor and comedian described the event as a “difference of opinion,” but he refused to go into detail about what happened or who was involved.
It’s no secret that Bill Murray is a bit of a goofball. Despite the fact that Murray’s behavior led to the film being put on pause, it’s clear that he doesn’t have any regrets. In fact, he seems to think that his antics actually made the film better.
During an interview with CNBC during Berkshire Hathaway’s annual shareholders meeting, he said, “I did something I thought was funny and it wasn’t viewed that way.” “The movie studio wanted to do the right thing, so they checked everything out, looked into it, and then they halted production.”
Murray and the anonymous woman are “trying to make peace with each other,” according to Murray. He didn’t specify when or if filming would restart, or if he’d continue to work on the project.
Murray said of the woman, “We’re both professionals.” “We admire one another’s work.” I believe we enjoy each other, but if one can’t get along very well trust one other, there’s no purpose in continuing to work together or making a film.”
The 71-year-old comedian from “Ghostbusters” and “Caddyshack” suggested that the changing nature of what is deemed proper humour was a factor.
He stated, “It’s been quite an experience for me.” “The world isn’t the same as it was while I was young kid.” What I thought was hilarious as a youngster isn’t always the same as what I think is humorous now. Things change with the times, therefore it’s critical that I figure it out.”
Searchlight Pictures has acknowledged that production has been halted, but has still declined to provide further details, emphasizing the ongoing investigation. The complaint against Murray was made earlier this month, according to Deadline, and production was suspended last week.