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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


‘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


‘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


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


Avatar Sequels Lands Michelle Yeoh in Key Role

BEGIN SLIDESHOW James Cameron’s Avatar sequels land Michelle Yeoh Actress Michelle Yeoh has joined the cast of the upcoming Avatar sequels. Deadline reports that the Crazy Rich Asians star will play scientist Dr. Karina Mogue, although it’s not clear exactly which of the four sequels she’ll appear in — or how many. “Throughout her career, Michelle has always created unique and memorable characters. I look forward to working with Michelle to do the same thing on the Avatar sequels,” direc...
Tags: Movies, Fox, Avatar, Cameron, Paul Feig, James Cameron, Michelle Yeoh, Michelle, Oona Chaplin, Javier, Stephen Lang, Yeoh, Lightstorm Entertainment, Avatar sequels, Miles Quaritch, Sigourney Weaver Kate Winslet Cliff Curtis


Plot Twist! Westworld Creators Sign Nine-Figure Deal At Amazon

Plot Twist! Westworld creators sign nine-figure deal at Amazon The Hollywood Reporter has brought word that Westworld‘s creators Lisa Joy and Jonathan Nolan have exited their overall creative deal with Warner Bros. TV for a four-year deal with Amazon Studios that is estimated to be in the range of at least $30 million. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; ...
Tags: Amazon, Hbo, TV, Movies, Abc, TV News, Cbs, William Gibson, Westworld, Paul Feig, Nolan, Warner Bros, Joy, Golden Globe, Amazon Studios, WBTV


‘Bridesmaids’ Director Paul Feig Moves First-Look Deal to Universal After Disney’s Fox Deal Closes

This week, the employees of 20th Century Fox are facing thousands of layoffs as Disney’s deal to purchase a bunch of assets from Rupert Murdoch’s media empire has closed. But that’s only part of the big changes happening at the movie studio. Now that the family friendly studio has picked up 20th Century Fox, some filmmakers already knew their brand just wouldn’t sit well at the House of Mouse. One of them is Bridesmaids and Ghostbusters: Answer the Call director Paul Feig, who has moved his Fei...
Tags: 20th Century Fox, Comedy, Disney/Pixar, Universal, 24-7, False Alarm, Last Christmas, Paul Feig


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


Paul Feig’s Feigco Entertainment Jumps From Fox to First-Look Deal at Universal

Universal’s comedy constellation just added another star, welcoming Paul Feig from 20th Century Fox Film on Thursday. Universal has set a first-look production agreement with Feig’s Feigco Entertainment, bringing in the prolific producer, writer, and director known for hits like “Bridesmaids” and the recent “A Simple Favor.” News of Feig’s relocation shook out of a […]
Tags: News, Paul Feig, Feigco Entertainment, Feig, 20th Century Fox Film, Feigco Entertainment Jumps From Fox


33 Netflix Movies To Get Excited For In 2019

2018 was the year we finally grasped the purpose of a Netflix movie. They're there to create unforgettable internet moments, experienced together. To All the Boys I Loved Before and Set It Up reminded us, after a long drought, that we do indeed love the romantic comedy. Bandersnatch had us waking up at seven in the morning to try out all the different possible endings before work. After a flurry of memes, Bird Box eventually inspired an ill-advised real world challenge. And that's not even touc...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Japan, New York, Texas, Michael Bay, Los Angeles, Taiwan, Netflix, United States, Jennifer Aniston, Shanghai, Robert De Niro, Steven Soderbergh, Joan Didion, Woody Harrelson


Netflix's Someone Great Is The Breakup Movie Of Our Generation

Grab your girlfriends, a green juice mimosa, and an oversized box of tissues: the trailer for Netflix's next great breakup movie has arrived.Written and directed by Sweet/Vicious creator Jennifer Kaytin Robinson, Someone Great stars Gina Rodriguez and Lakeith Stanfield as a couple dealing with the end of their nine-year relationship. As Rodriguez's Jenny looks back on the end of an era, and prepares to move for a new job in San Francisco, she recruits her best friends Blair (Brittany Snow) and...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York City, San Francisco, Netflix, Paul Feig, Gina Rodriguez, Robinson, Jenny, Rodriguez, Gina, LAKEITH STANFIELD, Jennifer Kaytin Robinson, Erin DeWanda Wise, Blair Brittany Snow


NBC’s Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist Adds Mary Steenburgen to Cast

NBC’s Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist adds Mary Steenburgen to cast Deadline reports that Academy Award-winning actress Mary Steenburgen (Melvin and Howard) has been tapped to star in NBC‘s upcoming musical comedy-drama pilot titled Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist. She is set to portray the role of Zoey’s mother Maggie, who will try her best to keep her family together. The pilot will also star Jane Levy (Suburgatory) as the titular character, Skylar Astin (Pitch Perfect) as Max and Alex Newell ...
Tags: TV, Movies, Nbc, Abc, Stephen King, TV News, Paul Feig, Hulu, Maggie, Joan, Max, Zoey, Howard, Universal Music Group, Philadephia, Melvin


Skylar Astin Cast in NBC Pilot Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist

Skylar Astin cast in NBC pilot Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist According to The Wrap, Pitch Perfect alum Skylar Astin has signed on to join Jane Levy (Suburgatory) in NBC‘s upcoming musical comedy-drama titled Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist.  In addition, Glee‘s Alex Newell has also been cast in the pilot. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cm...
Tags: TV, Movies, Nbc, Abc, Stephen King, Paul Feig, Hulu, Max, Zoey, Universal Music Group, Newell, Alex Newell, Anna Camp, Skylar Astin, Feig, Andre Holland


Daily Podcast: We Imagine Todd Phillips’ Hulk Hogan Biopic Starring Chris Hemsworth As A New Movie Franchise, Ghostbusters Backlash, Halo, Wizard of Oz, Haunting of Hill House

On the February 21, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor in Chief Peter Sciretta is joined by managing editor Jacob Hall , weekend editor Brad Oman and writer Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest film and tv news, including the Halo and Wizard of Oz tv series, The Haunting of Hill House season 2, Jason Reitman’s Ghostbusters , and a Hulk Hogan biopic. You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes , Google Podcasts , Overcast , Spotify and all the popular ...
Tags: Movies, Robin Hood, Paul Feig, Chris Hemsworth, Jason Reitman, Chris, Hulk Hogan, Hill House, Todd Phillips, Frank Baum, Peter Sciretta, Jacob Hall, Chris Evangelista, Film Daily Podcast, Brad Oman, Sam Hume


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


Paul Feig to Speak at the Edinburgh TV Festival

Paul Feig will deliver the Worldview Address at the Edinburgh TV Festival, the U.K.’s leading gathering for small-screen folk, it was announced Wednesday. The actor-writer-director, whose myriad credits include creating the Emmy-nominated series “Freaks and Geeks” and directing hit comedy movies such as “Bridesmaids,” will “bring his unique perspective on the global television and film […]
Tags: News, Global, Edinburgh, Paul Feig, Edinburgh Tv Festival


Jane Levy to Star in NBC Pilot Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist

Jane Levy to star in NBC pilot Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist Deadline reports that Suburgatory alum Jane Levy has been tapped to star in NBC‘s upcoming musical comedy-drama titled Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist with Richard Shepard set to direct the pilot. Levy is set to portray the role of Zoey, a socially awkward yet smart and charming girl who has an impressive ability to talk a lot. RELATED: Anna Camp Joins NBC’s Church-Choir Comedy Pilot PB = PB || {}; ...
Tags: TV, Movies, Nbc, Abc, Stephen King, Levy, TV News, Paul Feig, Hulu, Zoey, Universal Music Group, Anna Camp, Feig, Andre Holland, Jane Levy, Richard Shepard


Dylan Clark, Paul Feig and Sam Esmail to Produce Universal’s False Alarm

Dylan Clark, Paul Feig and Sam Esmail to produce Universal’s False Alarm The upcoming Universal comedy False Alarm has landed a powerhouse trio of producers. Dylan Clark (Bird Box, The Batman), Paul Feig (Ghostbusters, The Peanuts Movie) and Sam Esmail (Mr. Robot, Homecoming) are teaming up with their respective production banners, per The Hollywood Reporter. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh...
Tags: Movies, Showtime, Silicon Valley, Philadelphia, Universal, Paul Feig, Warner Bros, Emilia Clarke, Clark, Sam Esmail, Dylan Clark, Feigco Entertainment, Feig, Esmail, ComingSoon, Movie News


Jane Levy Joins ‘Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist’ Pilot at NBC, Paul Feig Steps Down as Director

Jane Levy has been cast in the lead role of the NBC drama pilot “Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist,” Variety has learned. In addition, Paul Feig will no longer direct the pilot as planned due to scheduling conflicts. He remains on the project as an executive producer. Richard Shepard has now joined the pilot as the director and […]
Tags: News, Nbc, Paul Feig, Jane Levy, Richard Shepard, NBC Paul Feig Steps Down


Elvis Mitchell Geotags Top Filmmakers in Docuseries ‘Elvis Goes There’

Journalist, film critic and radio host Elvis Mitchell got to travel the world and interview renowned filmmakers about their hometowns and inspirations in his new docuseries “Elvis Goes There” on EPIX. “Each place was very specific and came to mean much more than I could’ve imagined,” Mitchell told Variety. Mitchell sits down with “Black Panther” director […]
Tags: News, Paul Feig, Ryan Coogler, Mitchell, Epix, Docuseries, Elvis Mitchell, Elvis Mitchell Geotags Top Filmmakers, Variety Mitchell


Sequel Bits: ‘xXx 4’, ‘Space Jam 2’, ‘Sky High’, ‘RoboCop’, ‘Candyman’, ‘Furious 9’, ‘Jay and Silent Bob Reboot’, ‘Bridesmaids’, ‘Bill and Ted 3’

In this edition of sequel bits: xXx 4 finds its composer. Space Jam 2 might start filming in the summer. The Sky High sequel we never saw. The new RoboCop is very connected to the first film. Tony Todd said no to Candyman vs. Leprechaun. Fast and Furious 9 starts shooting next month. Kevin Smith wants Jamie Lee Curtis in Jay and Silent Bob Reboot. There probably won’t be a Bridesmaids sequel, but Saoirse Ronan would like to be in one. Could Bill and Ted 3 arrive this Christmas? As an unap...
Tags: Japan, Comedy, Hollywood, London, Movies, Instagram, Drama, California, Dwayne Johnson, Sci-fi, Disney, Ted, Sequels, Hobbs, Steven Soderbergh, Penguins


31 Netflix Movies To Get Excited For In 2019

2018 was the year we finally grasped the purpose of a Netflix movie. They're there to create unforgettable internet moments, experienced together. To All the Boys I Loved Before and Set It Up reminded us, after a long drought, that we do indeed love the romantic comedy. Bandersnatch had us waking up at seven in the morning to try out all the different possible endings before work. After a flurry of memes, Bird Box eventually inspired an ill-advised real world challenge. And that's not even touc...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Japan, New York, Texas, Michael Bay, Los Angeles, Taiwan, Netflix, United States, Jennifer Aniston, Shanghai, Robert De Niro, Steven Soderbergh, Joan Didion, Woody Harrelson


Last Christmas Photo Delivers First Look at Emilia Clarke & Henry Golding

Last Christmas photo delivers first look at Emilia Clarke & Henry Golding Crazy Rich Asians breakout star Henry Golding took to Instagram to share the first official photo from the set of Universal Pictures’ upcoming romantic comedy Last Christmas. Featuring our first look at Emilia Clarke and Golding’s characters Kate and Tom, you can check out the full photo below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB....
Tags: London, Movies, Instagram, United Kingdom, Paul Feig, Emma Thompson, Kate, George Michael, Emilia Clarke, Universal Pictures, Thompson, Michelle Yeoh, Tom, Golding, ComingSoon, Movie News


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


Romantic Comedy The Lovebirds Lands Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani

Romantic comedy The Lovebirds lands Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani Kumail Nanjiani and Issa Rae are teaming up for the new romantic comedy The Lovebirds. Michael Showalter, who directed Nanjiani in last year’s Oscar-nominated The Big Sick will helm the project, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The film is being fast-tracked and expected to start production at the end of this month. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gpt...
Tags: Apple, Hbo, Movies, America, Paul Feig, Rae, Showalter, Jordan Peele, Gero, Kumail Nanjiani, Nanjiani, Issa Rae, Michael Showalter, Little America, ComingSoon, Movie News


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


30 Netflix Movies To Get Excited For In 2019

2018 was the year we finally grasped the purpose of a Netflix movie. They're there to create unforgettable internet moments, experienced together. To All the Boys I Loved Before and Set It Up reminded us, after a long drought, that we do indeed love the romantic comedy. Bandersnatch had us waking up at seven in the morning to try out all the different possible endings before work. After a flurry of memes, Bird Box eventually inspired an ill-advised real world challenge. And that's not even touc...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Japan, New York, Texas, Michael Bay, Los Angeles, Taiwan, Netflix, United States, Jennifer Aniston, Shanghai, Robert De Niro, Steven Soderbergh, Joan Didion, Woody Harrelson


Announcement Teaser for Jason Reitman's Secret 'Ghostbusters' Film

Surprise! Sony Pictures has revealed that filmmaker Jason Reitman has been secretly working on a brand new Ghostbusters movie, officially set for release in the summer of 2020. To go along with the reveal of this news, they've released a very short teaser trailer that Reitman himself shot. It's nothing much, just a re-reveal of the original Ecto-1 hiding out waiting to be found again. Jason is the son of Ivan Reitman, who directed the original two Ghostbusters movies back in 1984 and 1989. J...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Sci-fi, Paul Feig, Sony Pictures, Jason Reitman, Jason, Reitman, To Watch, Jason is the son of Ivan Reitman


The 50 Greatest Movie Moments of 2018

In the cold doldrums of January, with the multiplexes still mostly dormant, there’s only one thing for movie fans to do: look back at the previous year. And that’s what the /Film staff spent much of the past week doing as we assembled to create a list of the 50 greatest movie moments of 2018. First, we debated and argued and fought for which movie moments belonged on the list (all recorded in podcast form for your listening pleasure) and then we voted on the order. The result? A list of 50 scen...
Tags: Movies, Features, Nicole Kidman, Steve McQueen, Paul Feig, Eddie, Dakota Johnson, Mcqueen, Alice, Bay, Tom, Anne, Stephanie, Kendrick, Emily, Hardy