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Bill Murray has agreed to do a certain new Ghost movie

Bill Murray has agreed to do a certain new Ghost movie
Brooke Campbell

While Dan Aykroyd continues to ring Bill Murray’s phone off-the-hook, asking for assistance in getting this long-gestating “Ghostbusters 3″ off the ground (never gonna happen – Murray’s commitment nor the film), the Oscar Winning actor has agreed to return to the world of spites.

Murray is voicing a character in DreamWorks Animation’s “B.O.O : Bureau of Otherworldly Operations” – which is essentially “R.I.P.D” with a script, by the sounds.

Glendale, CA – October 31, 2013 – Ghost stories will never be the same again … Just in time for Halloween, DreamWorks Animation has a big treat for audiences: legendary funny man Bill Murray will join the all-star cast of B.O.O.: Bureau of Otherworldly Operations as villainous ghost, Addison Drake. Jennifer Coolidge, best known for her role as Stifler’s mom in American Pie will play Carol Sue, a bubbly transitions-relations officer and Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer will play the tough as nails Sr. B.O.O. officer, Captain Book. The trio will join the previously announced Seth Rogen, Melissa McCarthy, Rashida Jones and Matt Bomer in this original film set to be released by Twentieth Century Fox on June 5, 2015.

“Bill Murray is the perfect actor to bring this character to life – or should I say ‘after-life?” said Director Tony Leondis. “Along with Jennifer and Octavia, this is a dream cast. I can’t imagine a team more capable of packing a funnier punch to this broadly comedic ghost story.”

This supernatural action comedy follows two bumbling apparitions who find themselves in an extraordinary after-life adventure when they join the Bureau of Otherworldly Operations (B.O.O.) – the ghost world’s elite counter-haunting unit – and ultimately must face off against the planet’s greatest haunter.

Based on an original idea by Tony Leondis (Igor), who is also directing, the film is produced by Maryann Garger (Flushed Away) and the screenplay is being written by Tom Wheeler (Puss in Boots). Executive Producers are Gil Netter and Courtney Pledger.

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