Bill Murray Wants to Host His Christmas Special in a NY Club!

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If Bill Murray isn't part of your holiday traditions already, he is now.

In addition to his 1988 film Scrooged that has become a must-watch movie in the month of December, Murray disclosed on Wednesday's The Ellen DeGeneres Show that he's also planning on doing a Christmas special with Lost In Translation director Sofia Coppola -- but he could have shown a bit more enthusiasm when promoting the project.
"Well, I guess you said it on TV -- that’s not helping me," Murray told the daytime host after she asked about the reports that he was doing a special. "It’s kind of a nice, it was sort of [Sophia's] idea and I think we’ll have to do it. I guess we’ll have to do it."
When DeGeneres digs for more details from the 64-year-old actor, Murray finally, reluctantly obliges. "I don’t know. Christmas is really about Christmas songs so I thought I’d sort of do something like that. That was sort of Sofia's idea," he said. "And I started thinking about Christmas songs and I thought you can do some different things with it and sort tell a little bit of a story. And shoot in New York. Do it in New York, in like a real club."
Murray does reveal that he has a network interested in the project, adding, "I guess I'll do it."
Not offering much more detail about the holiday special, DeGeneres inquired, "It will be on..."
Murray hilariously answered quickly, "Yeah, Christmas time."
Murray loves a special occasion, and recently attended the wedding of his Monuments Men co-star George Clooney. He revealed to ET that he did swipe something from the ceremony. See the actor's confession, below.