First Apple Original Movie Will Be a Sofia Coppola A24 Film Starring Bill Murray, Rashida Jones

/Film | 1/15/2019 | Hoai-Tran Bui
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Sixteen years have passed since Sofia Coppola and Bill Murray got lost in the neon-lit streets of Tokyo, but now the director and her Lost in Translation star are reuniting for Apple’s first original film. Coppola will be directing Murray and Rashida Jones in On the Rocks, a father-daughter drama that will mark the first project under the pact between indie studio A24 and Apple.

Apple is starting its original content era strong with an A24 feature film directed by Sofia Coppola and starring Bill Murray and Rashida Jones. The Hollywood Reporter broke the news about On the Rocks, which “follows a young mother who reconnects with her larger-than-life playboy father on an adventure through New York.”

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Jones stars as the aforementioned young mother, while Murray will play her playboy father. On the Rocks will film on location in New York City this spring.

On The Rocks will be the first project under the deal struck by A24 — the wunderkind indie studio behind critical darlings like Moonlight, Lady Bird, and Eighth Grade — and Apple, which was sealed in November 2018. And it will only be the first of many, as A24 is set to produce a slate of multiple films for the upcoming...
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