When a washed-up music manager takes his act to Afghanistan, things go from bad to worse. When that washed-up music manager is played by Bill Murray, those bad things turn into comedy gold.
And many, many bad things happen to Murray’s Richie Lanz in Rock the Kasbah‘s first trailer alone. In Kabul, he encounters violence, gunfights, and an armed Bruce Willis in a bed. But when Lanz finds a girl with a powerful voice, he becomes intent on helping her win Afghanistan’s version of American Idol.
The Mitch Glazer-written film, which also stars Zooey Deschanel, Kate Hudson, Scott Caan, and Danny McBride, opens Oct. 23.