As the Ghostbusters kinda, sorta make an on-screen return this weekend on Netflix’s Stranger Things, one of the franchise’s co-creators would love to push that even further.
The world can be a pretty crappy place, but one thing everyone agrees on is that making the dreams of sick kids come true is incredibly awesome. And that’s what recently happened for an eight-year-old Iowa boy named Braeden Rios.
When something is well-written, it’s not uncommon to hear someone refer to it as “Shakespeare.” For example, hypothetically, someone might say, “The script for Ghostbusters was so good, it’s like Shakespeare.” But what if Ghostbusters actually was written by Shakespeare?
Ever since Ghostbusters 2 premiered in 1989, there’s been talk of a third movie. For nearly 20 years, various scripts and ideas and rumors circulated until Paul Feig’s new reboot, opening July 15, finally put the possibility to rest. io9 spoke with original film’s director Ivan Reitman, as well as Feig, about what…
Next week is a big one if you’re a fan of Ghostbusters. The main news, obviously, is the first new movie in over 25 years hitting theaters. What you may not know is there’s a second film coming too. It’s the fan documentary Ghostheads, which will hit Netflix July 15.
You know how people often complain that the hojillion TV spots any big movie receives these days often let you see most of the damn film before it’s even out? This latest TV spot for Ghostbusters features a scene that was probably best saved for the movie.
Dan Aykroyd has a cameo in this summer’s Ghostbusters reboot, so it’s not like his opinion comes without a certain bias—obviously, he wants the movie to do well. But if the O.G. proton pack-slinger is to be believed, the new Ghostbusters is absolutely not to be missed. From Aykroyd’s WhoSay page:
They’re on a mission from God ... DAMMIT IT ARE THEY SERIOUS? Yes. Yes, they are. Dan Aykroyd and Judy Belushi, John Belushi’s widow, are turning iconic Saturday Night Live skit turned classic movie The Blues Brothers into a prime time animated TV show.
There are so many pop culture properties that have passionate, organized fan communities. Star Trek, Star Wars, Doctor Who, Marvel, DC, the list goes on and on. But one fandom you may not know much about is Ghostbusters, and a new documentary aims to remedy that.
In related news, I want a pony, but I don't either I or Aykroyd are going to get what we want. Aykroyd revealed his grand
delusions plans for the Ghostbusters franchise, which he's been discussing with original director Ivan Reitman and Sony — and compares to Marvel movie universe or Star Wars.
Who asked for a sequel to The Wizard of Oz featuring Lea Michele from Glee as Dorothy, and Dan Aykroyd as the Scarecrow? Whoever it is, here you go. The first trailer for Dorothy of Oz looks, well... let's just say unnecessary. The computer animation looks sort of like a kids' video game circa 1995, and the one song…
As Dan Aykroyd continues his insane quest to make a third Ghostbusters movie, he's hit on the crackpottiest idea yet — recasting the role of Peter Venkman, played by Bill Murray in the first two movies.
Sneakers, the film about a team of hackers and social engineers who break into banks to test their security, isn't just a film. People really do get to do that for a living—people like Moran Cerf. Here's how he held up a bank without breaking a law.
Dan Aykroyd doesn't belief we'll ever have a "formal" relationship with aliens - because of 9/11. But that doesn't matter, because the 23 other species constantly observing the human race should all be arrested. Watch Aykryoyd's Larry King rant. [Videogum]
With a new Ghostbusters script soon to be finished, we've been hearing that the franchise will introduce a whole new generation of Ghostbusters, with Venkman and co. passing the torch. But one more veteran is coming back: director Ivan Reitman.
Ernie Hudson hopes the new Ghostbusters video game coming out next year means Ghostbusters 3 will be haunting theaters. The game features Hudson's voice, along with the voices of Bill Murray, Harold Ramis and Dan Aykroyd, who wrote the game. The fact that Aykroyd was able to assemble all the original talent for this…