Bill Murray + Willis/LaBeouf/Deschanel/Hudson/McBride = ROCK THE KASBAH

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Bill Murray and director Barry Levinson have announced additions to the cast of the comedy ROCK THE KASBAH. THR reports that Bruce Willis, Shia LaBeouf, Zooey Deschanel, Kate Hudson and Danny McBride are set to join Murray, who stars as “a has-been rock manager who takes his last remaining client on a USO tour of Afghanistan. When Richie finds himself in Kabul, abandoned, penniless and without his passport, he discovers a young girl with an extraordinary voice and manages her through Afghanistan’s version of American Idol, the wildly popular Afghan Star.

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‘I couldn’t have dreamed of a more perfect team of comic actors to round out this wickedly funny and heartfelt film,’ Levinson said.” The screenplay is by Mitch Glazer, who also wrote Murray’s holiday comedy SCROOGED.

Murray and Willis previously appeared together in MOONRISE KINGDOM. Screen-Shot-2014-01-20-at-1.45.38-AM

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