Bill Murray drops out of Wes Anderson’s ‘Asteroid City‎’ due to coronavirus


The new Wes Anderson film ‘Asteroid City’, which revealed its starring cast only a few days ago, has suffered another character change. It is reported that the famous comedian Bill Murray because of the infection of the new crown, and reluctantly quit the crew.

However, it is not yet known whether Murray is completely out of the cast, or will return to the set after healing.

Bill Murray drops out of Wes Anderson's 'Asteroid City‎' due to coronavirus | FMV6

Described as a “poetic meditation on the meaning of life,” ‘Asteroid City’ is set in a fictional American desert town and teen stargazing convention circa 1955, bringing together students and parents from across the country for academic competition, recreation , staging comedy, drama, love stories and more.

At the same time, ‘Asteroid City’ also reveals a lavish all-star cast: Jason Schwartzman, Scarlett Johansson, Jeffrey Wright, Tilda Swinton, Bryan Cranston, Adrien Brody, Tom Hanks, Jeff Goldblum, Margot Robbie, Steve Carell, Willem Dafoe, Rupert Friend, Hope Davis, Liev Schreiber, Tony Revolori, Maya Hawke Fisher Stevens, Matt Dillon, Hong Zhou, Jake Ryan and others will join the cast.

Currently, there are no official release plans for ‘Asteroid City’. However, according to the film’s cast, subject matter and Wes Anderson’s consistent distribution strategy. The film will undoubtedly go into the awards season.

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