Bill Murray plays an ornery war veteran who spends his days drinking and gambling until he is befriended by his 12-year-old neighbor

By Lanford Beard
Updated January 02, 2014 at 05:00 AM EST

Named one of Hollywood?s best unproduced screenplays by 2011?s Black List, the dramedy stars Bill Murray as a misanthropic retiree who forms an unlikely friendship with his 12-year-old neighbor. Melissa McCarthy plays the tween?s mother. Naomi Watts, Chris O?Down, and Terrence Howard also costar.