Sofia Coppola reunites with Bill Murray for ON THE ROCKS

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Writer-director Sofia Coppola will reunite with Bill Murray, whom she directed in her Oscar-winning 2003 film Lost in Translation, for the upcoming feature On the Rocks.

Rashida Jones will co-star in On the Rocks as a young mother who reconnects with her larger-than-life playboy father (Murray) on an adventure through New York.

The adventure-drama will mark Apple and A24’s first film partnership after the two companies announced a multi-year feature slate deal in November. Production will begin in spring in New York. Continue reading on THE WEEK IN WOMEN.

EDITOR’S NOTE: On The Rocks is AWFJ’s Movie of the Week for October 15, 2020

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Brandy McDonnell

Brandy McDonnell writes features and reviews movies, music, events and the arts for The Oklahoman, Oklahoma's statewide newspaper, and, the state's largest news Web site. Raised on a farm near Lindsay, Okla., she started her journalism career in seventh grade, when she was elected reporter for her school's 4-H Club. Taking her duties seriously, she began submitting stories to The Lindsay News, and worked for the local weekly through high school. She attended Oklahoma State University, where she worked for The Daily O'Collegian and earned her journalism degree with honors. She worked for three years at small Oklahoma dailies The Edmond Sun and Shawnee News-Star. In 2002, she joined The Oklahoman as a features reporter, writing about movies, the arts, events, families and nonprofits. She moved to The Oklahoman's entertainment desk in 2007. In 2004, she won a prestigious Journalism Fellowship in Child & Family Policy from the University of Maryland's Philip Merrill College of Journalism. Along with her membership in AWFJ, she also is a founding member of the Oklahoma Film Critics Circle. Brandy writes The Week In Women blog for