Being Mortal, a new film that was set to star Aziz Ansari, Seth Rogan, and Bill Murray, is now in production limbo. As reported in Variety, this is solely due to an unspecified complaint against Murray. In a letter to the cast and crew, Searchlight Pictures said that it was immediately looking into the incident. It’s unclear if Murray will return when production resumes or be recast despite having half of the movie already in the can.
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Of course, this isn’t the first time his name has come up in recent times when it comes to bad behavior on set. Lucy Liu came out last year with stories about Murray’s behavior on the set of Charlie’s Angels. In particular, the Ghostbusters star hurled insults at Liu directly, calling her a “TV actress.” Murray has also been notoriously hard to work with on set in many circumstances, a prickly attitude that cost him his working relationship with good friend Harold Ramis, among other things.
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Being Mortal is Aziz Ansari’s return to Hollywood after his own sexual misconduct allegation was put out in the open in 2018. The Parks and Recreation actor is writing, directing, producing, and starring in the film. As such, he is involved with the decision process when it comes to Bill Murray and when production will resume.