Thirty years ago, one of the most unforgettable comedies was released and everyone learned about “Stay-Puft Marshmallows.” Ghostbusters is a one of a kind gem, the likes of which no one has been able to replicate. Entertainment Weekly was able to get the ghost busting crew back together once again for an unforgettable reunion. Hit the jump for more details Continue reading
Today we lose a comedy legend, Harold Ramis, who passed away this morning at the age of 69 due to a rare autoimmune disease. Many may familiarize Harold Ramis as Egon Spengler from 1984’s Ghostbusters, but he was also a husband, father, and mentor. Ramis’ work can also be recognized behind the camera as a writer and director for films such as Analyze This, Groundhog Day, Meatballs, Caddyshack, Stripes, National Lampoon’s Vacation and Animal House. He was an incredible filmmaker with a keen eye for comedy who got his start as a Second City performer; his work will live through the ages. Continue reading
Will Ghostbusters 3 actually happen? Three different stories from the contributing actors have surfaced and if you are looking forward to this film being made, then these might be quite misleading. Bill Murray stated last month that the film is “just a myth,” and that “all this talk is just talk.” But other cast members have shared different stories on the progress of the film.
It is confirmed!! Thanks to the interwebs such as FirstShowing.net, Ivan Reitman, father of Jason Reitman (Juno, Up In The Air, Thank You For Smoking), has now been confirmed to direct Ghostbusters 3! Mr. Reitman has directed such epic pieces such as the two original Ghostbusters movies as well as Kindergarten Cop and My Super Ex-Girlfriend.
This is exciting news for the geek community, especially since everyone from the original cast will be involved! Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, Bill Murray, Ernie Hudson, Rick Moranis and Sigourney Weaver have all been announced to be in the new horror/sci-fi/comedy. Now who are going to be the newcomers to pass the torch to? Only time will tell, but Ivan Reitman is saying that filming should begin something this year and to expect a 2011 release date!
Hey look, an interview video of Harold Ramis on Ghostbusters 3. This little video was shown on /Film just minutes ago and has some interesting tidbits. He talks about how the old effects will be updated to the new computer world, making it look low-tech, the draft of Ghostbusters in Hell script, how Ghostbusters 3 is developing, and the danger of making sequels. Watch the interview HERE