It seems that Paul Feig’s live action Ghostbusters reboot was just the first step in building a franchise. An animated movie is currently in development by Sony Pictures Animation as well, with the added expertise of Clash of Clans commercial director Fletcher Moules. Along with a second live action film already in development starring Channing Tatum and directed by Joe and Anthony Russo (Captain America: Civil War), Sony has even gone as far as to gather original Ghostbusters Ivan Reitman and Dan Aykroyd to lead a creative collective called Ghost Corps. The goal of the Corps seems to be the creation of a cinematic universe.Fletcher’s might not be a name you’re too familiar with, although he’s worked for AMC and Star Wars: Attack of the Clones in the creature department. His most widely-known works are his Clash of Clans commercials, whose mobile game ads boast up to 90 million views. Take a peek:
This isn’t the Ghostbusters’ first foray into the world of animated features either. From 1984 to 1991, an animated series titled The Real Ghostbusters from DiC Enterprises rode the coattails of the original 1984 Ghostbusters film’s success. Let’s see if this move has the same intended effect!