Film Facts: Casting Bill Murray in Lost in Translation

July 18, 2016 By Sam Witt Go Back

This summer, Hollywood Suite is celebrating the most iconic movies of the last four decades with FLASHBACKHere on the Hollywood Suite post blog, we’ll be taking a deeper look at some of those films: discussing how they were made, exploring their cultural and historic context, and sharing trivia, videos, pictures and memories from some of the best movies ever made.

A movie star with a sense of emptiness, and a neglected newlywed meet up as strangers in Tokyo, Japan and form an unlikely bond. Starring Bill Murray and Scarlett Johansson. Speaking of Bill Murray, do you know how hard it was to get him in the film? Find out:

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