Bill Murray is getting ready to launch an NFT series with Coinbase that will include “Anecdotes, observations, advice, memories, Murray-isms”
Billy Murray is an American actor, writer, and comedian who has been praised for his work for more than 60 years. He is a well-known figure in the entertainment industry around the world.
Starting with The National Lampoon Radio Hour in 1973, Murray has been in many well-known movies and TV shows, such as Saturday Night Live, Ghostbusters, Groundhog Day, Lost in Translation, and Zombieland.
Murray has won a lot of big awards, most notably a British Academy Film & Television Award (BAFTA) and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for the 2003 comedy-drama Lost in Translation. He also won two Primetime Emmy Awards, one for Saturday Night Live and the other for Olive Kitteridge, in that order.
The 71-year-latest old’s project is a partnership with Coinbase’s beta NFT marketplace, entertainment site theCHIVE, and e-commerce platform Project Venkman to release a collection of unique, one-of-a-kind NFTs.
In an official blog post, Coinbase explains what the 1000-piece drop is all about. It says that the drop “offers 100 story NFTs with anecdotes, observations, advice, memories, Murray-isms, and more,” and then reveals:
“Bill and his son Jackson read, edited, and approved each NFT story in the collection themselves. They also worked closely with author John Resig to give the stories we all know and love more background and to add dozens of stories that not many people have heard before.
@nftalan wrote in a comment under the announcement, “Bill this is gonna be amazing! 🧡” Murray replied, “pull up a chair for storytime!”
David Grizzle, an abstract expressionist from California, has also made a “photo-realistic, large-format, acrylic-on-canvas portrait of Bill Murray” to go with the digital asset. The work will be auctioned off in August 2022, at a date that hasn’t been set, along with the collection’s first NFT asset. All of the money raised will go to a chosen charity.