Rock The Kasbah stars Bill Murray as a washed-up rock manger who champions a young Afghan singer in the country’s version of American Idol.

Open Road will release the film on April 24, 2015.

Barry Levinson directs from a script by Mitch Glazer and the cast includes Bruce Willis, Kate Hudson, Zooey Deschanel, Danny McBride and Scott Caan.

QED’s Bill Block, Venture Forth’s Jacob Pechenik, Shangri-La Entertainment’s Steve Bing and Mitch Glazer produce Rock The Kasbah and Brian Grazer and Tom Freston are executive producers. 

QED holds international rights.

  • Organisers at the Toronto International Film Festival have declared September 5 Bill Murray Day.