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Dan Aykroyd on ‘Ghostbusters’ Reboot Director Paul Feig: “He Will Not Be Back On The Sony Lot Anytime Soon”

Now that the promotional period for last summer’s Ghostbusters reboot has died down, the film’s producers are more likely to say what’s on their mind about the success of the project (or lack thereof… the film earned approximately $128 million at the domestic box office against a budget of $144 million).

Over the weekend, Aykroyd appeared on Brittain’s Channel 4 show, Sunday Brunch. When asked about the 2016 Ghostbusters film, he didn’t hold back. His comments were edited from future airings of the episode, but Deadline has transcribed his statements: read more

Ghostbusters Remake Continues to Fuel Controversy and Mixed Reactions

With only two days before its release, The Ghostbusters (2016) remake is still making headlines, with wildly mixed reactions to the film.

The remake has been a lightening rod for controversy since it was announced that the film would not be a sequel to the previous two entries in the series or star any of the original cast.  This heated up when an-all female cast featuring some of the most prominent comedians from the big and small screen was made public.  The film quickly became a battle between two perceived groups:  male fans of the original films and cartoon and female fans of the director Paul Feig’s previous hits such as Bridesmaids and The Heat (most prominently starring new Ghostbuster Melissa McCarthy). read more

GHOSTBUSTERS New Trailer

A new trailer for the upcoming Ghostbusters reboot has been released. This time we get a glimpse of Slimer and others.    While some are saying it’s Stay Puft, and Sony is keeping quiet, I think it is clearly the “ghost” we see in the classic logo.   We also see what appears to be a possessed Chris Hemsworth. You can view the new trailer below.

Paul Feig directs the film, which stars Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, and Chris Hemsworth.    It hits theaters July 15. read more

GHOSTBUSTERS Trailer Hits Web

 

Sony released the first trailer for Paul Feig’s all-female reboot of ‘Ghostbusters’! You can view the trailer below.

Ghostbusters makes its long-awaited return, rebooted with a cast of hilarious new characters. Thirty years after the beloved original franchise took the world by storm, director Paul Feig brings his fresh take to the supernatural comedy, joined by some of the funniest actors working today – Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, and Chris Hemsworth. This summer, they’re here to save the world! read more