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Bill Murray Comedy ‘Rock the Kasbah’ Gets Release Date

The actor-comedian plays a has-been rock manager who discovers a girl with a golden voice in Afghanistan

The Bill Murray comedy “Rock the Kasbah” will be released on Apri 24, 2015, Open Road Films said Wednesday.

Murray is joined by Bruce Willis, Kate Hudson, Zooey Deschanel, Danny McBride and Scott Caan in the film written by Mitch Glazer and directed by Barry Levinson.

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In the film, Murray plays a has-been rock manager who takes his last remaining client on a USO tour of Afghanistan. When Richie finds himself in Kabul, abandoned, penniless and without his passport, he discovers a young girl with an extraordinary voice and manages her through Afghanistan’s version of “American Idol.”

QED’s Bill Block, Venture Forth’s Jacob Pechenik, Shangri-La Entertainment’s Steve Bing and Glazer are producing.¬†Brian Grazer, Tom Freston and Marsha Swinton are executive producers.