The annual ghostbusters Day revealed some new confirmed details from director Jason Reitman and Sony Pictures. Last year’s success Ghostbusters: Life After Death has fans excited for the future of the horror comedy franchise. Reitman, along with producer and co-writer Gil Kenan, announced that the sequel will officially return to New York City, the franchise’s original setting. It is expected to take place at the Firehouse HQ shown in the first two ghostbusters films and in Paul Feig’s reboot.
Ghostbusters: Life After Death announced sequel
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The next chapter in the Spengler family story will again be directed by Jason Reitman from a screenplay he co-writes with Kenan. It has not been confirmed or denied that all life after death Cast and the legacy characters may or may not be returning. life after death grossed more than $200 million at the box office. The cast includes Carrie Coon, McKenna Grace, Finn Wolfhard and Paul Rudd. Alongside the return of franchise stars: Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Ernie Hudson, Sigourney Weaver and Annie Potts. No release date has yet been set for this next film, but it’s certainly exciting to hear that the Sony franchise is finally expanding in a big way.
Also announced is the development of an upcoming animated film adaptation of ghostbusters is produced by Sony Pictures Animation. This project is different from the one recently announced ghostbusters Animated series for Netflix reportedly involving Reitman and Kenan. The untitled animated film will be directed by Chris Prynoski (Beavis and Butt-Head make the universe) Jennifer Kluska (Hotel Transylvania: Transformania) based on a screenplay by Brenda Hsueh. The project is being developed by Reitman and Gil Kenan through their Ghost Corps, Inc. banner.
Also in Culver City, Sony Pictures has a virtual reality training simulator called Ghostbusters VR Academy and a ghostbusters Comic series by Dark Horse that will bridge the gap life after death and the upcoming sequel. Hasbro unveiled two Ivan Reitman figurines, one given to Ghost Corp for display and the other donated to Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles to be auctioned at a charity event.
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“This was my father’s passion project and it’s easy to see why,” said Reitman. “The world of the unknown can only be properly explored through the limitless reach of animation.”
We’ve loved the Ghostbusters franchise since it started, and we can’t wait to see how they keep it going. These new details have fans excited about what they’ll make of the story and how they’ll keep it going with a younger crew. That means the recently announced sequel should focus on the new team and their exciting adventures, rather than just nodding to the past. We love seeing the different perspectives as a sequel life after death will finally allow the beloved franchise to expand in new directions.
Everyone loves the nostalgic tale from time to time, but it’s great to know that Sony wants to do something new with the Ghostbusters. We can’t wait to see how they take their creative ideas and hopefully translate them into this franchise with some of the original cast.
What do you think they will do with this ghostbusters Franchise? Will the animated film be a success? Let us know in the comments below or on our social media!
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