A grievance of “inappropriate behaviour” has been made in opposition to the actor Bill Murray, resulting in the manufacturing shutdown of the film he’s working on, it has been reported.
According to Deadline, manufacturing on the Searchlight film Being Mortal was halted on Monday and a letter was subsequently despatched to forged and crew saying: “We had been made conscious of a grievance, and we instantly appeared into it. After reviewing the circumstances, it has been determined that manufacturing can’t proceed right now.”
The letter didn’t identify Murray because the goal of the grievance. However, Deadline named Murray and the New York Times followed, referencing an nameless supply saying that the film was shut down as a result of of what was described solely as “inappropriate behaviour”.
Being Mortal is an adaptation of Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End, a nonfiction exploration of loss of life and dying by surgeon Atul Gawande, and is written and directed by Aziz Ansari. Ansari additionally stars within the film alongside Murray and Seth Rogen.
It shouldn’t be identified how lengthy the shoot will likely be suspended. In their letter Searchlight say: “Our hope is to renew manufacturing and are working with Aziz [Ansari] and [producer] Youree [Henley] to determine that timing.”
Both Searchlight and a consultant for Murray have been contacted for a response. Searchlight advised Deadline it doesn’t remark on ongoing investigations.