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Rock the Kasbah

Rock the Kasbah
  • 2015
  • US
  • 106 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Barry Levinson
  • Written by: Mitch Glazer
  • Cast: Bill Murray, Bruce Willis, Zooey Deschanel, Kate Hudson, Leem Lubany

Down-on-his-luck talent manager Richie (Murray) takes his best act Ronnie (Deschanel) to perform to troops if Afghanistan, but then she does a runner. The real focal point is (or should be) local singer Salima (Lubany), but the film lacks confidence in her story and vastly misjudges the material, making for an unfunny mess.

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Rock the Kasbah

14 Mar 20161 star

Barry Levinson helms a dismal dramedy starring Bill Murray and Bruce Willis

‘Nobody tours Afghanistan,’ Richie Lanz’s estranged daughter warns him. ‘Well, nobody good.’ Enduring Barry Levinson’s desperate, based-on-a-true-story dramedy, you have to agree. Bill Murray plays Richie, a down-on-his-luck talent manager who takes his…

Scott Caan replacing Shia LaBeouf in Rock The Kasbah

1 Apr 2014

Film gossip

Scott Caan has replaced Shia LaBeouf in 'Rock The Kasbah'. The 'Hawaii Five-0' star is in talks to take on one of the lead roles in Barry Levinson's all-star comedy after the troubled actor pulled out of the project last month, according to The…

Shia LaBeouf pulls out of Rock The Kasbah

28 Mar 2014

Film gossip

Shia LaBeouf has pulled out of 'Rock The Kasbah'. The actor will no longer be appearing in Barry Levinson's all-star comedy, in which he was due to play one half of a military duo, with sources telling The Hollywood Reporter it was an "amicable…

Shia LaBeouf joins Rock the Kasbah

31 Jan 2014

Film gossip

Shia LaBeouf has joined the cast of 'Rock the Kasbah'. The 27-year-old actor recently claimed he was going to retire from acting following a bout of strange behaviour but he now appears to have withdrawn his promise as he's signed up for a role in…

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