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Dan Aykroyd Has Written a ‘Ghostbusters’ Prequel Series Set in 1969

Back when Ghostbusters: Answer the Call was first announced, it was revealed that the original Ghostbusters director Ivan Reitman and co-writer, co-producer and star Dan Aykroyd were teaming up to start a production company called Ghost Corps. that would focus on developing projects with different takes on the paranormal investigator franchise. And while we’ve heard of a handful of possible projects in the years since then, none of them have gotten off the ground. However, that might change if ...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Sci-fi, Canada, New Jersey, Sequels, Sony, Bill Murray, Jason Reitman, Ghostbusters, Harold Ramis, Dan Aykroyd, Scooby Doo, Reitman, Ray Stantz, Ivan Reitman


Dan Aykroyd Reveals He Wrote a 60s Set Ghostbusters Prequel

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Dan Aykroyd reveals he wrote a 60s set Ghostbusters prequel You can’t keep a determined franchise down. While director Jason Reitman is currently making a Ghostbusters film, which will be a sequel to the first two films, and ignore 2016’s Ghostbusters: Answer the Call, franchise co-creator Dan Aykroyd has more plans up his sleeve. In an interview with 660 News, Aykroyd revealed that he’s already written a prequel to Ghostbusters, which would feature the film’s three lead ...
Tags: Movies, Horror, New Jersey, Bill Murray, Jason Reitman, Ghostbusters, Harold Ramis, Dan Aykroyd, Reitman, Carrie Coon, ComingSoon, Ivan Reitman, Movie News, Gil Kenan, Aykroyd, Mckenna Grace Annabelle


Bill Murray Open to Appearing in Jason Reitman’s New ‘Ghostbusters’ Sequel

For a long time, Bill Murray didn’t really want anything to do with Ghostbusters 3. However, director Paul Feig was fortunate enough to secure his involvement (along with most of the rest of the original cast) for a cameo in Ghostbusters: Answer the Call. And it sounds like if Jason Reitman wants Bill Murray to appear in the developing Ghostbusters sequel slated for 2020, all he has to do is ask. IndieWire recently talked with Bill Murray following the Cannes premiere of Jim Jarmusch’s zombie...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Casting, Sci-fi, Sequels, Sony, Bill-Murray, Paul Feig, Jason-Reitman, Jim Jarmusch, Ghostbusters, Cannes, Indiewire, Carrie Coon, Finn Wolfhard, Danny -LSB- Ackroyd


Bill Murray Says He Would Appear in New Ghostbusters Movie If Asked

Bill Murray says he would appear in new Ghostbusters movie if asked Speaking with Indiewire, actor Bill Murray has revealed that he would appear in the upcoming new Ghostbusters movie, should he be asked to participate. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.push(function() { var standAloneSizeMapping = googletag.sizeMapping().addSize...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Bill Murray, Jason Reitman, Ghostbusters, Jason, Indiewire, Reitman, Carrie Coon, ComingSoon, Ivan Reitman, Movie News, Gil Kenan, CORBIS Corbis, Mckenna Grace Annabelle, Stephane Cardinale


‘Ghostbusters: The Video Game’ May Be Getting a Remastered Re-Release This Year

Back in 2009, the 25th anniversary of Ghostbusters was celebrated in a big way with the release of Ghostbusters: The Video Game. At the time, the video game was a big deal because Atari was able to round up all of the original Ghostbusters cast members to reprise their roles. Basically, it was the only way we were getting a Ghostbusters 3. Ultimately, the game wasn’t exactly a home run since the story was somewhat mediocre and the game’s ending didn’t really deliver anything all that thrilling....
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Video Games, Sci-fi, Sequels, Sony, Atari, Paul Feig, Ghostbusters, Cool Stuff, Ghostbusters: The Video Game


‘Ghostbusters: The Video Game’ May Be Getting a Remastered Re-Relese This Year

Back in 2009, the 25th anniversary of Ghostbusters was celebrated in a big way with the release of Ghostbusters: The Video Game. At the time, the video game was a big deal because Atari was able to round up all of the original Ghostbusters cast members to reprise their roles. Basically, it was the only way we were getting a Ghostbusters 3. Ultimately, the game wasn’t exactly a home run since the story was somewhat mediocre and the game’s ending didn’t really deliver anything all that thrilling....
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Video Games, Sci-fi, Sequels, Sony, Atari, Paul Feig, Ghostbusters, Cool Stuff, Ghostbusters: The Video Game


Paul Feig Heading to Ghostbusters Fan Fest for Panel with Ivan Reitman and Jason Reitman

For the first time ever, Ghostbusters franchise directors from the past, present and future will be together for a panel at the first ever Ghostbusters Fan Fest next month. Wizard World has announced that Ghostbusters: Answer the Call director Paul Feig has been added to the line-up of special guests at Ghostbusters Fan Fest. Furthermore, he’ll be on a panel together with Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters II director Ivan Reitman, as well as Jason Reitman, who is slated to be at the helm of a new G...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Sci-fi, Events, Sequels, Sony, Bill Murray, Paul Feig, Sony Pictures, Jason-Reitman, Sigourney Weaver, Ghostbusters, Jason, Leslie Jones, Ivan, Culver City California


Sequel Bits: ‘The Conjuring 3’, ‘Ghostbusters 3’, ‘Jumanji 3’, ‘Rush Hour’

In this edition of Sequel Bits: The Conjuring 3 scares up a release date. Jason Reitman shares a behind-the-scenes Ghostbusters 3 pic, and some promo art finds its way online. Kevin Hart does some hype-building for Jumanji 3. No, Jackie Chan isn’t making Rush Hour 4. Or The Karate Kid 2. The Conjuring Universe just keeps on ticking. The Curse of La Llorona, which is a Conjuring film even though it’s not being marketed as one, and Annabelle Comes Home both arrive this year. And next year w...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Drama, Horror, Sequels, Kevin Hart, Jason Reitman, Ghostbusters, Jackie Chan, Jumanji, Don, CHAN, Collider, Jake Kasdan, Chris Tucker, Action/Adventure


Sony Releasing Ghostbusters Steelbook With Rare Deleted Scenes

Sony Releasing Ghostbusters Steelbook With Rare Deleted Scenes It’s been 35 years since fans found out who they were gonna call. In honor of the comedy’s anniversary, Sony is releasing an all-new steelbook for the original to Ghostbusters films packed with brand-new special features including never-before-seen deleted scenes, as announced by Slash Film. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'...
Tags: Movies, New York City, Article, Sony, Bill Murray, Sigourney Weaver, Ghostbusters, Blu Ray, Bobby Brown, Jason, McKenna, Dan Aykroyd, Reitman, Ramis, Carrie Coon, ComingSoon


‘Ghostbusters’ Getting a 4K Steelbook Release with New Rare Deleted Scenes & More

It’s the 35th anniversary of Ghostbusters, and fans have a lot to be excited for. Not only is the first ever Ghostbusters Fan Fest happening this year on the Sony Pictures studio lot, but production will commence on a Ghostbusters sequel that will be directed by Ivan Reitman‘s accomplished filmmaker son Jason Reitman (Up in the Air, Juno). Now they have a new version of Ghostbusters to look forward to on home video. And don’t worry, this isn’t just an unnecessary double dip for the sake of the ...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Sequels, Sony, Bill Murray, Sony Pictures, Jason Reitman, Ghostbusters, Bobby Brown, Dan Aykroyd, Ivan Reitman, Robert Barbieri, Ghostbusters 2, Home Video, DVD/Blu-Ray, Ray Parker Jr


‘Ghostbusters’ 35th Anniversary One-Shot Comics Kick Off with a Journey into Atlantis

This year marks the 35th anniversary of Ghostbusters. After the kind of celebration there was for the 30th anniversary, this doesn’t feel like quite as thrilling of a milestone, even though we did just get the exciting announcement of a new Ghostbusters sequel following up with the original franchise in the summer of 2020. But the folks at IDW Publishing are celebrating by keeping their outstanding Ghostbusters comic book series going strong, and this time the team is heading to one of the most...
Tags: Books, Movies, Sci-fi, Sequels, Sony, Ghostbusters, Cool Stuff, Loch Ness, Janine, Peter Venkman, WINSTON, IDW Publishing, Comic Book/Superhero, Winston Zeddemore, Erik Burnham, Ghostbusters: Answer The Call


Jason Reitman’s ‘Ghostbusters’ Sequel Casts ‘Captain Marvel’ Youngster Mckenna Grace

Jason Reitman‘s upcoming Ghostbusters sequel is slowly filling out the cast as the start of production gets closer. Stranger Things kid Finn Wolfhard has already been cast as a teenage boy involved in the story, and Carrie Coon is playing his single mother. Now a younger girl character has been cast with Gifted star Mckenna Grace taking the role, fresh off her brief turn as a young Carol Danvers in flashbacks from Captain Marvel. The Hollywood Reporter has news on the Ghostbusters 2020 sequel...
Tags: Comedy, Hollywood, Movies, Casting, Sci-fi, Sequels, Sony, Jason-Reitman, Ghostbusters, Chris Evans, Carol Danvers, McKenna, Harold Ramis, Carrie Coon, McKenna Grace, Finn Wolfhard


Paul Feig Signs a First-Look Production Deal with Universal

Paul Feig signs a first-look production deal with Universal According to The Wrap, Paul Feig and his production company Feigco Entertainment has joined Universal Pictures under a first-look contract. Feig currently has a number of projects in production at Universal, including Eva Longoria’s 24-7 and the comedy False Alarm. He is also set to direct the comedy Last Christmas starring Emilia Clarke and Henry Golding for the studio. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAl...
Tags: Movies, Comedy, Emilia Clarke, Ghostbusters, Henry Golding, Last Christmas, Paul Feig, The Heat


Sequel Bits: ‘Ghostbusters 3’, ‘How to Train Your Dragon 3’, ‘Jay and Silent Bob Reboot’, ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’, ‘Bad Boys 3’

In this edition of Sequel Bits: Ghostbusters 3 is gearing up to film in Calgary, Alberta. Speaking of Ghostbusters 3: Melissa McCarthy is fine with it. How to Train Your Dragon 3 director Dean DeBlois would be fine with the franchise continuing (with new characters). Kevin Smith shares a pic of a familiar location, and a familiar face, from the Jay and Silent Bob Reboot set. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse directors offer their thoughts on what a potential sequel might look like. Will Smith ...
Tags: Movies, Canada, Animation, Sequels, Dreamworks, Dean Deblois, Bob, Will Smith, Jason Reitman, Ghostbusters, Smith, Jay, Jason, Alberta, Calgary, Melissa Mccarthy


Jason Reitman’s ‘Ghostbusters’ Calls Up ‘Stranger Things’ Star Finn Wolfhard and ‘Fargo’ Star Carrie Coon

It hasn’t been very long since we learned about the new Ghostbusters sequel in the works. The film will go back to the mythology of the original franchise and pick up 30 years after the events of Ghostbusters II. While we don’t know of any returning cast members from the original movies just yet, a couple new stars have already been signed up to join the new Ghsotbusters sequel cast. Variety reports Stranger Things star Finn Wolfhard has been recruited as one of the young cast members of the ...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Casting, Sci-fi, Sequels, Sony, Jason-Reitman, Ghostbusters, Dan Aykroyd, Columbia Pictures, Doc Brown, Coon, Carrie Coon, Finn Wolfhard, Ghostbusters 2020, Fargo Star Carrie Coon


Sequel Bits: ‘Jumanji 3′, Bill & Ted 3’, ‘Hobbs and Shaw’, ‘Jay and Silent Bob’ Reboot,’ ‘Bumblebee’ & More

In this edition of Sequel Bits: Get a first look at the sequel to Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle Hobbs and Shaw face down a helicopter Kevin Smith gears up to start shooting Jay and Silent Bob Reboot Jason Reitman talks briefly about Ghostbusters 2020 Bill & Ted 3 may finally start shooting this year All that and more Dwayne Johnson shared our first look at the forthcoming sequel to Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle on Instagram on Valentine’s Day last week. This seems like it’s a shot from ...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Dwayne Johnson, Michael Bay, Ted, Sequels, Hasbro, Hobbs, Jordan, Kevin Hart, Bob, Bill, Jackson, Jason Reitman, Ghostbusters, Michael Jackson


‘Ghostbusters’ Meets ‘Transformers’ in a New Crossover Comic Miniseries

In the world of Ghostbusters comics, everyone’s favorite team has already enjoyed a series of crossovers. Peter Venkman, Ray Stantz, Egon Spengler, and Winston Zeddemore not only met the animated versions of themselves, but they also met Abby Yates, Erin Gilbert, Jillian Holtzmann, and Patty Tolan from 2016’s Ghostbusters: Answer the Call. More recently, the team was also introduced to the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and now they’re about to meet another huge franchise. IDW Publishing is brin...
Tags: Books, Movies, Sci-fi, Hasbro, Ghostbusters, Transformers, Cool Stuff, Gamestop, IDW, IDW Publishing, Comic Book/Superhero, Autobots, Patty Tolan, New York Toy Fair, Winston Zeddemore, Abby Yates Erin Gilbert Jillian Holtzmann


Jason Reitman Responds to ‘Ghostbusters’ Backlash, Director Paul Feig Gives Support

Director Jason Reitman recently announced that he would be following in his father Ivan Reitman‘s footsteps by directing a Ghostbusters sequel that would take place decades after the original movies in the franchise. The reception for this new project has ranged from fury about ignoring the new Ghostbusters to celebration that we’ll finally get a sequel set in the original universe of New York’s finest paranormal investigators. That’s to be expected when you’re dealing with a franchise like Gho...
Tags: Comedy, New York, Movies, Sci-fi, Sequels, Sony, Paul Feig, Sony Pictures, Kate, Jason-Reitman, Ghostbusters, Jason, Kristen, Leslie Jones, Melissa, PAUL


Jason Reitman Says He Will Hand Ghostbusters ‘Back to the Fans’

Jason Reitman Says He Will Hand Ghostbusters ‘Back to the Fans’ Jason Reitman, son of Ivan Reitman, and director of the upcoming Ghostbusters threequel, stopped by Bill Burr’s Monday Morning Podcast and dropped this golden nugget about the anticipated film: PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.push(function() { var standAloneSizeMap...
Tags: Movies, Sony, Paul Feig, Kate, Jason Reitman, Ghostbusters, Kristen, Melissa, PAUL, Leslie, Bill Burr, Reitman, ComingSoon, Ivan Reitman, Gil Kenan


The Best TV Shows & Movies Leaving Netflix in March 2019

It’s been way too cold outside to do anything. That’s why it’s good to have a rotating library of titles from Netflix to help occupy the extra time you’re spending on the couch. However, with March right around the corner, you might want to go out of your way to watch a few TV shows and movies leaving Netflix in the near future, including one of the most influential high school movies ever made, one of Disney’s live-action remakes, and the best paranormal exterminators ever. Get the full rundow...
Tags: Movies, New York City, Disney, Netflix, Paul Greengrass, Beauty and the Beast, Ghostbusters, Ewan McGregor, United, Ian Mckellen, Breakfast Club, Paul Rudd, John Hughes, David Wain, William Scott, Role Models


2019 New York Toy Fair: The Coolest New Toys and Collectibles from Movies & Television

Over the weekend, the 2019 New York Toy Fair revealed an endless amount of toys and collectibles that you’ll see be throwing all your money at. We already shined a special light on some of the cool new Funko POPs on the way this year, including new figures from The Office, The Simpsons, Jaws, Community, Forrest Gump and more. But there was much more than little vinyl figures at the Toy Fair. We’ve assembled our first look at some of the coolest new toys and collectibles that were on display at ...
Tags: Toys, Movies, It, David, Lego, San Diego, Game Of Thrones, Hasbro, Westworld, Ghostbusters, Sam, Masters Of The Universe, Power Rangers, Steven Spielberg, Collectibles, Zedd


The First-Ever Ghostbusters Fan Fest is Launching in California This Summer

Who ya gonna call? Whoever can help get you passes to the first-ever Ghostbusters Fan Fest kicking off in California. Sony Pictures, Ghost Corps and Wizard World are teaming up for this event, which will mark the first official Ghostbusters-centric celebration. The event will arrive just in time for the original film’s 35th anniversary, not to mention the 30th anniversary of Ghostbusters II. And with a new Ghostbusters movie slated to arrive in 2020, you can bet there will be some big news from...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, California, Sci-fi, Events, Sequels, Sony, Bill Murray, Sony Pictures, Jason Reitman, Ghostbusters, Culver City California, Dan Aykroyd, Peter Venkman, Ernie Hudson, Ivan Reitman


Sequel Bits: ‘Kung Fu Hustle’, ‘Ghostbusters 3’, ‘Black Mirror’, ‘Ratatouille’, ‘Halloween’, ‘Avatar’, ‘Alita’, ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’

In this edition of Sequel Bits: Kung Fu Hustle 2 is currently being developed. Some updates on the mysterious Ghostbusters 3. There’s still a chance we’ll see a “U.S.S. Callister” follow-up, but it won’t be in Black Mirror season 5. Brad Bird and Patton Oswalt make a disgusting joke about the fictional Ratatouille 2. Jason Blum wants 10 more Halloween sequels. Avatar franchise producer Jon Landau isn’t worried about that long gap between Avatar and Avatar 2. James Cameron has plans for Alita s...
Tags: Halloween, Movies, Horror, Sci-fi, Disney, Netflix, Avatar, Animation, Sequels, Shanghai, Cameron, Adaptation, Bird, Kung Fu Hustle, Stephen Chow, Deadpool


Cool Stuff: Mondo Reveals New ‘Ghostbusters’ Print by Ken Taylor, Stay Puft Tiki Mug, & Enamel Pins

Mondo picked up the license to Ghostbusters merchandise last year, and they celebrated by releasing a new print from artist Tom Whalen. But it sounds like this is the year that bustin’ will really make them feel good. A brand new Ghostbusters print from Ken Taylor has been revealed by Mondo – but that’s not all. They’ll also be releasing a set of Stay Puft Marshmallow Man tiki mugs and a new batch of enamel pins by Whalen (to go with the previous set released last year). Ken Taylor Ghost...
Tags: Art, Movies, Sony, Ghostbusters, Collectibles, Cool Stuff, Mondo, Tom Whalen, Whalen, Alamo Drafthouse, Ray Stantz, Ken Taylor, Dana Barrett, Louis Tully, Enamel Pins, Tiki Farm


Exclusive: Ernie Hudson Has Spoken to Jason Reitman About the New ‘Ghostbusters’ [TCA 2019]

Ernie Hudson was on the set of the upcoming Spectrum original series L.A.’s Finest when the Television Critics Association visited the set this week. /Film spoke to Hudson one-on-one, and before we let him go, we of course had to ask him if he’s spoken to Jason Reitman about the new Ghostbusters film that was recently announced. “I reached out to Jason,” Hudson said. “I’ve talked to Jason. I’ve also had a conversation with Ivan [Reitman] just to congratulate him. They confirmed that t...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Sequels, Jason Reitman, Ghostbusters, Jason, Hudson, Television Critics Association, Harold Ramis, Reitman, Ernie-Hudson, Bill Murray Dan Aykroyd, Winston Zeddemore, Patty Tolan Leslie Jones, Ernie Hudson Has Spoken, Jason '' Hudson


‘Ghostbusters 3’ Release Date Set, Along With a Mysterious New Christopher Nolan Movie

Ready for some release date news? I sure hope so, because that’s what we have here. First, Ghostbusters 3 (or whatever it’s going to be called) has locked-down a summer 2020 release date. Also: we finally know when we’ll see a new Christopher Nolan movie, and it will be soon – next summer. But as to what the heck the movie is, well, that’s a mystery. Ghostbusters 3 Release Date Ghostbusters 3, which finds Jason Reitman taking over the franchise from father Ivan, will bust some ghosts on J...
Tags: Christopher-Nolan, Movies, Michael Caine, Nolan, Jason Reitman, Ghostbusters, Cillian Murphy, Dunkirk, Ivan, Hans Zimmer, Reitman, Release Dates, EW New Christopher Nolan Movie


Leslie Jones is Not Happy About Jason Reitman’s ‘Ghostbusters’ Sequel [Updated]

Update: Ghostbusters 2016 director Paul Feig has chimed in, offering his support for Leslie Jones: “An absolute honest to God never ending supply of bulls**t and hate from these trolls. Leslie spoke her truth and I support her. I am very open to Jason’s new version of GB but am also sad that our 2016 team may not get to bust again. We all are. We’re forever proud of our movie.” Our original article continues below. *** Leading up to and after the release of Ghostbusters: Answer the Call, the fe...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Sci-fi, Sequels, Sony, Paul Feig, Sony Pictures, Jason-Reitman, Ghostbusters, Donald Trump, Jason, Leslie Jones, Leslie, Melissa McCarthy Kristen Wiig Kate McKinnon, Ivan Reitman, Patty Tolan


Leslie Jones is Not Happy About Jason Reitman’s ‘Ghostbusters’ Sequel

Leading up to and after the release of Ghostbusters: Answer the Call, the female team of c onductors of the metaphysical examination faced a lot of vitriol and venom from the angry fanboys who were simply upset about women taking over paranormal extermination duties. So it should come as no surprise that one of them is upset about the new Ghostbusters project in the works from director Jason Reitman, son of the original franchise director producer Ivan Reitman. Leslie Jones, who played Patty T...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Sci-fi, Sequels, Sony, Sony Pictures, Jason-Reitman, Ghostbusters, Donald Trump, Leslie Jones, Melissa McCarthy Kristen Wiig Kate McKinnon, Ivan Reitman, Patty Tolan, Ivan Reitman Leslie Jones


Potential ‘Ghostbusters 3’ Plot Details Involve Precocious Kids and a Small Town

Everyone’s buzzing about Jason Reitman‘s Ghostbusters 3. The project was a well-kept secret for a while, but now it’s out there, and inquiring minds want to know: what the heck is the movie going to be about? It was previously reported that the script focused on a four teenagers who take up the Ghostbusters mantle, and now, some potential Ghostbusters 3 plot details have surfaced providing a little more information. The story allegedly features conspiracy theories, dark secrets about a small to...
Tags: Movies, Sequels, Rumors, Jason-Reitman, Ghostbusters, Dan Aykroyd, Reitman, Ghostbuster 3, New York City Maybe Retiman


Dan Aykroyd Revealed the Secret ‘Ghostbusters’ Sequel Months Ago

Fans were taken by surprise when news broke this week that Jason Reitman was directing a secret Ghostbusters sequel that would directly follow the ’80s comedy classics Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters 2. The secret project — which we’ll just call Ghostbusters 3 for now — was kept under wraps for months, to great success. But it turns out star Dan Aykroyd accidentally crossed the streams (of communication) just two months ago. This week, it was revealed that Jason Reitman had been working on Gho...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Sequels, Sony, Paul Feig, Jason-Reitman, Ghostbusters, Dan-Aykroyd, Reitman, Ivan Reitman, Gil Kenan, Aykroyd, Monster House, Ghostbusters-3, Dan Rather Aykroyd



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