Want To Cast Bill Murray? Here Is The Extreme Process You Have To Go Through

September 8, 2014 8:05 PM

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Bill Murray is a comedic enigma that defies the normal logic or reasoning that supposedly rules the way things run in Hollywood. If anyone knows this fact first hand, it'd be the directors that try to hire him, especially Ted Melfi – the first time writer/director of Murray's latest film, St. Vincent. Normally if you want to hire an actor for your film, you'd set up some sort of appointment with their agent/manager, they'll reach out to their client, and the three parties would work something out in an eventually timely manner. Suffice it to say, this is not the case with Bill Murray.

If this L.A. Times article is any indication, then hiring Bill Murray for a movie is basically akin to trying to solve a Robert Langdon mystery. Now while Murray doesn't have a manager, he does have an attorney and a 1-800 number, both of which help facilitate the journey to get Peter Venkman's real...

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