Magic manifest Bill Murray has confirmed overnight that he intends to reunite with his Lost In Translation filter selector Sofia Coppola for a one-off TV special in which he’ll stare listlessly down the barrel of a camera and sing classic Christmas carols. Merry fucking Christmas, everyone.
Per an exclusive report in Variety, to whom Murray broke the news, the special is “not going to be live [but] we’re going to do it like a little movie. It won’t have a format, but it’s going to have music. It will have texture. It will have threads through it that are writing. There will be prose. It will have a patina style and wit to it. It will be nice.”
Coppola confirmed news of the project, stating, “We’re working on a Christmas special. Not sure when it will air, but my motivation is to hear him singing my song requests.“
This Christmas time, make it Suntory time; BYO party shirt, ennui and melancholy Roxy Music vibes.
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