Bill Murray charms in first trailer for Sofia Coppola’s On the Rocks on Apple TV+

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Rashida Jones and Bill Murray star in On the Rocks, an upcoming Apple TV+ movie by director Sofia Coppola.
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Apple on Wednesday debuted the first trailer for On the Rocks, a new Apple TV+ movie that reunites Lost in Translation director Sofia Coppola with actor Bill Murray.

The movie will also star Rashida Jones and Marlon Wayans. It tells the story of a young mom in New York having doubts about her marriage, prior to going on an adventure with her dad.

“Acclaimed filmmaker Sofia Coppola brings a light touch to this blend of an exuberant love letter to New York, a generation-clash comedy about how we see relationships differently from our parents, and a funny celebration of the complications that bind modern families even as they tie us in crazy knots,” reads Apple’s official preview.

On the Rocks was Apple’s first original movie. (Although it is not the first to arrive on Apple TV+.) Apple acquired it last January, shortly before it began production. Coppola is also working on a second project for Apple. This will reportedly be an adaptation of Edith Wharton’s The Custom of the Country.

On the Rocks synopsis

Here’s the On the Rocks synopsis from A24 Films:

A young New York mother faced with sudden doubts about her marriage teams up with her larger-than-life playboy father to tail her husband. What follows is a sparkling comic adventure across the city — drawing father and daughter closer together despite one detour after another. Acclaimed filmmaker Sofia Coppola brings a light touch to this blend of an exuberant love letter to New York, a generation-clash comedy about how we see relationships differently from our parents, and a funny celebration of the complications that bind modern families even as they tie us in crazy knots. Laura (Rashida Jones) thinks she’s happily hitched, but when her husband Dean (Marlon Wayans) starts logging late hours at the office with a new co-worker, Laura begins to fear the worst. She turns to the one man she suspects may have insight: her charming, impulsive father Felix (Bill Murray), who insists they investigate the situation. As the two begin prowling New York at night, careening from uptown parties to downtown hotspots, they discover at the heart of their journey lies their own relationship.

On the Rocks will debut on Apple TV+ in October.