Coppola also directed the special, which makes this the second time she and Murray have worked together! The star will play himself in the special, which sees the star worrying nobody will show up to his TV special because of the snow storm in New York City.
"Through luck and perseverance, guests arrive at the Carlyle hotel to help him; dancing and singing in holiday spirit," Netflix said in a release.
Murray booked the same band that played his son Luke’s September wedding, Chevy Chevis Entertainment, and he joined the group to sing the Rascals’ “Good Lovin’ ” for a crowd including Lady Gaga and Taylor Kinney, Kate Hudson, Naomi Campbell, and Zooey Deschanel.
“Bill was basically the best party host ever,” said a spy.
As we’ve learned thus far, Bill Murray lives a life of wonderfully random adventures—whether they involve ice-cream parties, bachelor-party speeches, engagement-photo-bombing, breaking-and-entering, or glitzy Hollywood weddings. I have children that I am responsible for and I enjoy that very much.
If there is one constant to Murray’s serendipitous pursuits, though, it’s that he always appears to be stag, whether he is working a minor-league baseball game or the guest of honor. And that wouldn’t have happened without women.”Alas, he continued, “Not to diminish a relationship with a woman but I can't take care of another relationship if I can't take care of the things I really need to take care of the most.
She’s lost an enormous amount of weight.” He also interrupted the movie’s director, quipping, “Barry Levinson — You thought the guy was dead.” At the later dance party, normally reserved Bruce Willis sang and danced his way though “Proud Mary.” Murray closed the bash dancing onstage to the Clash’s “Rock the Casbah” with screenwriter Mitch Glazer, and gave a speech thanking producer Steve Bing, quipping, “All you guys go shake his hand — all you girls go do whatever you think is right.” Also celebrating was distributor Tom Ortenberg of Open Road Films.
Spotted arriving to meet Murray and jumping onstage, too, was former child actress Jenny Lewis, 39.
“It would be nice to go to some of these things and have a date . It would have been fun to say, ‘This is going to be fun.
"They're just friends." Page Six reported that the A-list actor and the musician were an item after he took her to a party he hosted in honor of his new movie's release, calling her his "current younger love interest."But another insider tells us that they're "just friends" and they also "never travel romantically with each other."Even though these two aren't an item, Murray isn't alone!
"But I can't imagine doing it particularly."He also happily confessed that he has no problem connecting with others.
"I feel like I've lived that life, and I can live that life at any moment," he shared, before playfully hitting on a cameraman in the audience.
Murray has had an awfully busy year, filming and promoting the Zooey Deschanel co-starring film, as well as creating his new Netflix special, , which was written by Sofia Coppola, Murray and Mitch Glazer.