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Bill Murray says his behavior led to ‘Being Mortal’ shutdown: NPR

Bill Murray says his behavior led to 'Being Mortal' shutdown: NPR

Bill Murray speaks at the Governors Awards last month at Dolby Hall in Los Angeles.

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Bill Murray speaks at the Governors Awards last month at Dolby Hall in Los Angeles.

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Bill Murray admitted Saturday that his behavior on the set led to a complaint from a woman and stop filming In his last movie.

Actor and comedian, in his first comments about closing being deadlyHe described the incident as a “difference of opinion” but declined to provide details about what happened, or who was involved.

“I did something I thought was funny and it wasn’t taken that way,” he said For CNBC during an interview At Berkshire Hathaway’s annual shareholder meeting. “The film studio wanted to do the right thing, so they wanted to check everything, investigate, and so they stopped production.”

Murray said he and the unnamed woman are talking about the matter and “trying to make peace with each other.” He did not say when or if he would resume production and whether he would continue to be involved in the film.

“We’re both professionals,” Murray said of the woman. “We love each other’s work. I think we love each other, and if you can’t really get along and trust each other, there’s no point in continuing to work together or making a movie either.”

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71 years Ghostbusters And kadishak The comedian suggested that the changing nature of what is considered appropriate humor was a factor.

“It was a good education for me,” he said. “The world is different than it was when I was a little kid. What I always thought was funny when I was a little kid isn’t necessarily the same funny thing now. Things change and times change, so it’s important for me to understand it out.”

Murray added, “I think he’s a sad dog that can’t learn anymore. I don’t want to be that sad dog and I have no intention of that.”

Searchlight Pictures has confirmed the production suspension but has so far declined to go into details, citing an ongoing investigation. Entertainment site deadline reports The complaint against Murray was filed earlier this month and production was halted last week.

being deadly It stars Murray, Seth Rogen, Kiki Palmer and Aziz Ansari, who writes, directs and produces the film.

Production began in Los Angeles in March and the film was scheduled to be released in theaters next year. The film is based on surgeon and author Dr. Atul Gawande’s 2014 book on end-of-life care, Being Dead: Medicine and What Matters in the End.