Ghostbusters: Afterlife Updates: The concept of ‘legacy’ has been a major Hollywood phenomenon in recent years – the classic movie sequel introduces a new generation of young characters while looking at the heroes who portray the real film (s) over time.
Take The Force Awakens, or Halloween 2018, or Terminator: The Dark Conclusion. But future Ghostbusters: Afterlife death the succession of the legacy is in many ways – first because it is set in the same place for the first two films, with former cast members (including Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, and Ernie Hudson) returning.
And secondly, because it sees director Jason Reitman take over the reins from his father, Ivan Reitman, a famous filmmaker who has followed both previous films.
This time, the action is moving from New York to rural Oklahoma, with new young tracks in Mckenna Graceland Stranger Things’ Finn Wolfhard, playing a few kids stumble into the first ‘busters tech’ technology.
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Ghostbusters: Afterlife is expected to arrive this summer, more than three decades since Ghostbusters II hit the big screen – and for Jason Reitman, there was one more person than ever who wanted to please him.
In early December, he was finally able to show the film. Dad was not out of the house much because of Covid, telling King in his first interview about the movie, which was published in the upcoming new magazine – available for pre-order now.
But he took the test, put on a mask, and went down to the Sony lot to watch a movie and a studio. And after that, he cried, and said, ‘I’m so proud to be your father.’ And it was one of the happiest times of my life.
While Ivan Reitman’s original Ghostbusters are best remembered for their dry, cunning (and surprisingly old) comedy – delivered by their talented characters – in taking the lead in the first two films, Jason Reitman says he’s looking to make Afterlife as awesome as the old films feel.
The feeling that I had clung to it that even though it was so funny, it shocked me so much. He explains that it was my first experience with a horror film.
I was in a meeting of Directors and it so happened that I was sitting next to Steven Spielberg – when I told him I was working for the Ghostbusters, he immediately said, “Library Ghost – the ten highest fears of all time.” And it is true.
The full Ghostbusters of Empire: The After-Life Story release of the new Greatest Cinema Moments, sold on Thursday 21 January, and is available for pre-order online now. The film is expected to hit UK cinemas on June 11.