Dan Aykroyd, co-creator of the Ghostbusters, confirmed his appearance along with the returning co-star Bill Murray, Sigourney Weaver, and Annie Potts in the Jason Reitman directed- Ghostbusters 3, so far to be known as Ghostbusters 2020.
Aykroyd told The Greg Hill Show that he feels Jason Reitman has done a sincere and wonderful job of writing a beautiful and heartfelt script that hands the legacy off to the newer generation of stars, players, actors, and characters. He confirmed the completion of filming by co-stars Murray, Weaver and Potts.
What Ghostbusters franchise is all about?
The supernatural comedy franchise, Ghostbusters, was established in 1984. Its first film was released on June 8, 1984. It revolved around a group of eccentric scientists who equip themselves to rescue the city from the havoc of ghosts. After the destruction of Gozer, the demigod, in the first instalment, they have have been sued and put out of business in the second one. However, they reform themselves to combat a new, powerful paranormal threat. Ghostbuster 2016, a reboot of the 1984 film, focuses on four women and their assistant who initiate a ghost-catching business to rescue the world.
Ghostbuster 2020: What will be the cast?
Arkyord made a revelation of reprising the role of Ray Stanz in September and producing alongside Ivan Reitman, father of Jason Reitman and director of Ghostbuster and Ghostbusters II. Keeping up with the continuity established in 1984, GB20 will limelight an unnamed family enacted by McKenna Grace (Captain Marvel), Funn Wolfhard (Stranger Things), and Carrie Coon( Fargo, Avengers: Infinity War) with Paul Rudd (Avengers: Infinity War) playing seismologist and teacher.
Aykroyd expresses his excitement to work on this new idea that Jason has come up with. He is quite happy with the factor of uncertainty that he feels will procure good results as they have the quality of stars and script.
Celeste O’ Connor (Wetlands, Irreplaceable You) and newcomer Logan Kim will join Grace and Wolfhard in a lineup of “terrific young actors”. According to Aykroyd, the sequel will be more spooky, thought-provoking and heartfelt. He assures that every heart will connect to it and will wish to bring their loved ones, who have left them, back to their lives.
GB20 is set to release by Sony Pictures on July 10, 2020.