Assault claims against Bill Murray continue to haunt the film’s production
Aziz Ansari, who wrote the screenplay for Being Mortal and was set to make his directorial debut with the movie, which stars outstanding performers like Bill Murray, Keke Palmer, and others, got a complaint of improper behavior by Bill Murray on Wednesday, April 20, which pushed the production to halt in the middle.
Reason Behind The Controversy
Sources claim that Bill Murray attempted to sexually abuse a female production crew member by kissing her mouth and body while wearing a mask per the COVID rules. Because he was heavier than she was, it’s thought that she was uncomfortable and immobile. When she eventually filed a complaint against him, Searchlight Pictures pulled the plug on the production.
After this event, Bill Murray reportedly felt bad and wanted to make amends to the woman so that filming would go on and no legal action would be taken against the movie’s producers. Nothing has changed about the production’s ongoing status.
According to speculations, Disney has withdrawn from the project, and the director’s agents have recommended him to seek a new buyer, which may be difficult due to the ongoing issue.
Revelation In Interviews
Billy Murray explained in an interview that it was a disagreement about ideas with a woman he was working with. He stated that they are attempting to settle their differences and expressed hope that the issue would be resolved in due course.
When questioned about the release of “Being Mortal”, Keke Palmer declared that she was heartbroken since the movie was so outstanding. She went on to say that the director, Aziz, only know when the production would commence and that he would need to make substantial alterations.
We hope that the situation is addressed in the least destructive way possible so that we we may see the great film “Being Mortal” on television.
Watch Bill Murray’s interview to learn his thoughts on the situation.