Obviously, if you’re in the market to produce a remake/reboot/restructuring of a huge and influential mega-franchise, then you could do worse than courting one of Hollywood’s favorite young actresses. Jennifer Lawrence already has two franchises under her belt, and when she’s not doing that she’s courting Academy Awards by co-starring in new films by David O. Russell. On the other hand though, The Hunger Games franchise is winding down with next year’s release of Mockingjay – Part 2, so Lawrence will need something else to occupy her time. Like a proton pack. Is it so outrageous to think Lawrence, Tinseltown’s latest in a long line of girls next door, might be up for some ghost busting in the often discussed new Ghostbusters film by Paul Feig? The answer may surprise you. (more…)
So what’s going on with the new Ghostbusters movie this week? Well, if you’ve been following the news, you know that the entire thing has been a mess from the very beginning. What started as Ghostbusters 3 has now evolved into a complete reboot of the series, this time featuring a lady Ghostbusting team. And so it’s only natural that they would want to bring on a lady writer to help with the script. Nerd Readers, please welcome Katie Dippold to the endless Ghostbusters fiasco. (more…)
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Ghostbusters 3 absolutely refuses to die. Rumors surrounding the third entry in the appropriately popular Ghostbusters series have been floating around since the release of the less-than-satisfying second movie back in 1989. These rumors have persisted over the past two decades and more fuel was thrown on the fire when original Ghostbuster, Dan Aykroyd, mentioned that the third movie would begin filming soon. That was about a year ago and every couple of months, new rumors emerge. One of these rumors is the rumor that the original team of ‘Busters would be passing the torch to a newer, younger, all female ghostbusting team in the sequel. Few can deny that this would be a great movie in the right hands and Bill Murray has a few thoughts on who would fit in the world that he, Harold Ramis, Dan Aykroyd, Ernie Hudson, and Annie Potts helped create. (more…)
‘Ghostbusters 3′ is the family member who used to be cool but fell on hard times. And now every time he drops in, he drinks too much and makes an ass of himself. It’s good to think about how awesome he used to be, but there’s just no arguing with the facts. ‘Ghostbusters 3′ was such a warm and fuzzy idea once, but with the downer death of co-star and co-writer Harold Ramis, revisiting that world is like trying to get the Beatles back together without John Lennon. Bill Murray was never into it despite what the media says and the only empowering force behind the project is the single-mindedly obsessed Dan Aykroyd. Not even the original director Ivan Reitman wants to entertain drunk uncle’s foolishness, and he’s kinda coming out about why. Kinda. (more…)
Sigh. Here we go again… Rumblings about the long in the works sequel Ghostbusters 3 are beginning again as rumors suggest that Sony has a new, number one pick to helm the film, Bridesmaids‘ Paul Feig. Adding fuel to this rumor’s fire though is that Feig is actually interested in taking this on as a project, which is once again stoking the Jim-Jim the Circus Boy-like fervor that this thing is actually, ever going to get made. (more…)
It’s the 30 year anniversary of one of Nerdom’s cornerstone films, Ghostbusters. There’s a few things going on to celebrate that anniversary including theater screenings, a new LEGO set, and a traveling Ghostbusters art show. We’ve got all the Ghostbusters anniversary information for you here. (more…)
For the past few months the rumors circling around a possible third Ghostbusters movie have been positive. Well positive in the way that would lead you to believe that the movie may actually happen someday. Long gone are the days of alleged script shredding and possible CGI cartoon rebooting, the internet is now in those halcyon days of Director rumors (even if it was a goof, I kinda liked Max Landis’ pitch on twitter) and possible casting choices (thin Jonah Hill is a great choice for Louis Tully Jr.) Last we heard the film was set for a 2015 theatrical release, so official news and huge announcements will be happening soon, right?
Well, former SNL cast memeber/current Canadian vodka pitchman and the long suffering driving force behind Ghostbusters 3, Dan Aykroyd, spoke with Global TV’s The Morning Show this morning (Wednesday) to give a little update on the movie. So what is the current status of a GB threequel?
Now I am going to hold up a card with the answer on the other side. Concentrate… I want you to tell me what you think it is.
Yesterday the Internet was afire with rumors about Max Landis writing the Ghostbusters 3 script. Landis quickly dashed those rumors, but as we all know, the Internet can be a bull terrier when it gets its teeth into something and won’t let go. Landis decided, after multiple requests, to tweet out his pitch for Ghostbusters 3. (more…)