Bill Murray was 'impressed' by Miley Cyrus while filming his Christmas special

Bill Murray Gushes Over Miley Cyrus' 'Enormous Amount of Talent'

Bill Murray is already getting in the holiday spirit!

The 65-year-old actor opened up to ET about his upcoming Netflix Christmas special at the premiere of his film Rock the Kasbah in New York on Monday. The special, entitled A Very Murray Christmas, features cameos from the funnyman's famous friends like Amy Poehler, George Clooney, Chris Rock, and Miley Cyrus.

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"That's going to be very wonderful," Murray told ET of the special, which is being helmed by his Lost in Translation director Sofia Coppola. 'You'll see that until you're old and grey."

And Murray had only nice things to say about Cyrus, who covers "Let It Snow" for the trailer, and is seen seated atop a grand piano in a skimpy Santa outfit as longtime Letterman bandleader Paul Shaffer tickles the ivories.

"I'm impressed," the actor said of the 22-year-old performer. "She's really got an enormous amount of talent. I like her."

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It's not the first time Murray has sung Cyrus' praises. He told the crowd at Comic-Con this summer that he and Clooney were "floored" by the singer on set.

"I was not convinced, but Miley Cyrus is really f**king good," Murray told the Hall H crowd during the Rock the Kasbah panel. "She can sing. I thought she was a knucklehead crazy girl that you'd want to go on a road trip with, but she can sing."

Rock the Kasbah is in theaters Oct. 23.

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Bill Murray was 'impressed' by Miley Cyrus while filming his Christmas special
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - AUGUST 17: ***NO U.S. SALES FOR 90 DAYS*** ***U.S. TABLOIDS OUT*** Director Sofia Coppola and actor Bill Murray pose at the press conference for their new film 'Lost in Translation' at the Four Seasons Hotel on August 17, 2003 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Munawar Hosain/Getty Images)
Sofia Coppola and Bill Murray during The 19th Annual IFP Independent Spirit Awards - Offstage at Santa Monica Pier in Santa Monica, California, United States. (Photo by KMazur/WireImage)
Bill Murray and Sofia Coppola during An Evening With Bill Murray at BAM at Brooklyn Academy of Music Screening Hall in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic)

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