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The popularity of the Ghostbusters franchise is kind of an amazing thing to behold when you consider that it’s really only the first movie that is so beloved. Even a mediocre at best sequel could not tarnish people’s desire to see more.
Ghostbusters was an immediate classic when it was released in 1984. Arguable one of the best scenes in the movie is the climactic battle between the team and a giant marshmallow man. Now we know that another creature was almost our movie ending villain.
If there’s an upside to the ridiculous arguments over the upcoming new Ghostbusters film it’s that people are giving the original film another look. Turns out there are a few interesting things from that film that you may not know about.
As Paul Feig wraps up the last days of shooting his Ghostbusters reboot, more news on the surprise guest roles have come to light, including a couple more original members of the Ghostbusters team.
Paul Feig’s Ghostbusters might end up being a funny and scary standalone film, and no one will compare the success of the 2016 film to the accomplishments of the original. But at the moment, Murray and Aykroyd feel like the elephants in a freshly painted room, and I for one am really puzzled as to why Feig would invite these recognizable guests to his party.
It's starting to look like Dan Aykroyd may very well have a cameo in Paul Feig's Ghostbusters reboot, and we may have learned the details.
We know that the new Ghostbusters reboot will change the world of the films, but will it pay homage to its predecessor? According to Dan Aykroyd, the answer is yes.
It’s only been a short while since we got word of the latest Ghostbusters reboot featuring a stellar, all-female cast. And now, just as the excitement from their first announcement started to settle, Sony just announced that there will indeed be an all-male Ghostbusters reboot as well.
Before the new Ghostbusters was announced as a reboot with Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Melissa McCarthy and Leslie Jones, Dan Aykroyd was busy working on a story line for a more traditional sequel. Though director Paul Feig plans on shooting his interpretation this summer in New York for a 2016 release, the original Ghostbuster seems to think that his version could still happen.
One thing was made crystal clear during NBC’s reunion special Saturday Night Live 40: the weekly sketch comedy show has launched an insane amount of massive movie stars. Many of them turned up as hosts, from Tom Hanks to Alec Baldwin. But others got their start as repertory players in the show’s cast, and used that exposure to kick start incredibly successful movie careers.
With the venerable question of "who you gonna call?" answered with the recent announcement of an all-female cast, the new Ghostbusters reboot looks set to tackle something strange in the neighborhood. Now we are finally starting to get some feedback from the celebrated surviving cast members of the original film.
Among the leaked drama that has been flooding the internet due to the recent Sony hacking scandal, one exchanged e-mail discussed a legal suit over the new Ghostbusters film and Bill Murray’s involvement.
A Ghostbusters reunion that saw Bill Murray, Ernie Hudson, Sigourney Weaver and Dan Aykroyd come together has produced probably the greatest image you’ll see all day. It sees the film’s cast joyously smiling and it is utterly contagious.
With the news that Ghostbusters 3 is in the pipeline, as well as being a reboot, it's a good time for Paul Feig to address what we should expect to see in terms of nods or cameos of the original cast. Brace yourselves, folks; you might not like what he has to say.
Dan Aykroyd has big ideas for Ghostbusters -- Marvel-styled ideas. Can he turn the franchise into its very own universe? That's his newest mission.
Casting an actor to play a character’s dad in a movie or television show can be tricky waters to navigate. On the one hand there’s the importance of matching certain genetic features, making sure that actor has some similar features and is age appropriate. Perhaps more important, however, is having a higher understanding of personality and making sure that there are some familiar patterns and mannerisms that can be matched and show link between parent and offspring.
Harold Ramis' death has likely left many of us feeling a mixture of sadness and fond amusement as we grieve but also remember some of his best work in comedy. For those of us who grew up believing that regular scientists could achieve superhero status with the right equipment on their backs, Ramis' face may be best associated with his role as Egon Spengler
Aykroyd wasn’t exactly forthcoming with new details, either, though he did promise King a role in this one, where he could “comment on what’s happening in Manhattan up there at Morningside Heights. It’s going to be quite a spectacular scene once the stuff starts to break.”
Tammy’s plot revolves around Tammy, (McCarthy) who is having one of the worst days of her life and finds herself fired from her job before discovering her husband is cheating on her. For her sanity’s sake, she decides to hit the road with her cussin’, boozin’ grandmother (Sarandon) whose lesbian friend (Bates) helps them out on their trip. Tammy meets a strange man (Duplass) along the way, and they develop an unusual relationship. Aykroyd will play Duplass’ father, who also encounters the ladies on their journey
This past summer, Aykroyd finally admitted Murray was out of Ghostbusters 3, which to many movie fans—myself included—seems like reason enough to let this project die. However, when Aykroyd is not promoting his Crystal Head vodka, he's cheerleading for Ghostbusters 3. Speaking with Esquire, Aykroyd insisted that not only was the project still brewing, but also there's nothing Murray can do to stop it.