Actresses Emma Stone and Jane Curtin join Bill Murray tribute

Emma Stone and Jane Curtin are late additions to the line-up of performers who’ll celebrate Bill Murray when he receives a top prize for humour.

Bill Murray (David Crotty/AP)
The actresses will help honour Murray on Sunday night as he is given the Mark Twain Prize for American Humour during a ceremony in Washington.

Jane performed alongside Murray on Saturday Night Live, while Emma co-starred with him in the little-seen movie Aloha.

Bill, left, starred in Ghostbusters with Dan Aykroyd, centre, and Harold Ramis (AP)
Also new to the line-up are musician Rhiannon Giddens and Ivan Reitman, who directed Ghostbusters.

Bill’s Ghostbusters co-star Dan Aykroyd has dropped out of the event because he is due to perform elsewhere.

Previously announced performers include David Letterman, Sigourney Weaver and Aziz Ansari.

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