“Who you gonna call? Ghostbusters!” Everybody remembers that incredibly catchy Ghostbusters theme-tune right? Well, it seems as though Sony Pictures has called upon Jason Reitman and his father Ivan Reitman to bring back the franchise after a rather lacklustre attempt from Paul Feige, and they’ve given us Ghostbusters: Afterlife.
The fact that Jason Reitman is directing a sequel to his father’s movies is kind of strange, especially considering the types of movies Jason has made in the past.
He didn’t make the kind of movies his dad made. Jason Reitman has received four Academy Award nominations, two of which were for Best Director.
He’s made movies like Juno, Thank You For Smoking and Up In The Air, while his dad made films like Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters II.
Anyway, it seems as though the way to save this franchise is by keeping it in the family and Ghostbusters: Afterlife is being directed by Jason Reitman who also wrote the script along with Gil Kenan.
The film’s first trailer has arrived and it looks really spooky. Check it out below.
The very first trailer for Ghostbusters: Afterlife is here
Here is the official synopsis of Ghostbusters: Afterlife:
From director Jason Reitman and producer Ivan Reitman, comes the next chapter in the original Ghostbusters universe. In Ghostbusters: Afterlife, when a single mom and her two kids arrive in a small town, they begin to discover their connection to the original ghostbusters and the secret legacy their grandfather left behind. The film is written by Jason Reitman & Gil Kenan.
It really does sound as if they’re trying to recapture the magic of the original Ghostbusters movies with Ghostbusters: Afterlife.
Ghostbusters: Afterlife should be hitting UK cinemas on July 10, 2020.
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