Bill Murray, 71, was accused of inappropriate behavior on the set of Being Mortal. Because of this, film production was even suspended on Monday. The director of this project is Aziz Ansari. At the same time, the nature of the complaint, that is, what the owner of the Golden Globe is actually accused of, is not clear. It is also not clear whether Murray will return to this project.
We know you are all concerned about recent production delays and would like to update you, “Searchlight Pictures said in an email to the film’s cast and crew. Last weekend, we received a complaint. Became aware of it, and we immediately considered it. After considering the circumstances, it was decided that the action could not proceed at the moment. We are deeply grateful to all of you for what you have done in this project. Has also invested. Producer Yuri Henley will schedule an appointment to share production details. We’ll let you know as soon as we have more information to share.
Ansari, 39, who was reportedly not involved in the complaint, was about to make his directorial debut with his partner Henley. Aziz also wrote the script for this film. The cast also includes Bill Murray and Seth Rogen, and Keke Palmer. The film is based on Atul Gawande’s 2014 book Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters at the End, which deals with hospices and passing away. Filming began on March 28.
Murray had also previously been accused of inappropriate behavior by Charlie’s Angels co-star Lucy Liu, who recalled him scolding her on the set of the 2000 film after she and his co-stars redid a scene during a rehearsal that he was not present for.