The highly anticipated sequel Ghostbusters sequel will be released in theaters on Wednesday, December 20, 2023. This will be the final entry in the popular and beloved ghost hunters franchise, which began with the first theatrically released film in 1984. The sequel, Ghostbusters IIwas released in 1990. There was a long wait before the 2016 reboot and 2021 sequel.
In June 2022, Jason Reitman and Gil Kenan confirmed that the Ghostbusters: Afterlife The sequel will take place in both New York and at the fire station, where the 1984 film and the 2016 remake are set. Fans had guessed that would be true because the Ghostbusters: Afterlife the end credits hint at it. Jason Reitman also tweeted about the ghost hunters fire station earlier this month, which was exciting for fans. Ghostbusters: Afterlife hit theaters in November 2013 and grossed over $200 million at the worldwide box office. Ghostbusters: Afterlife adds a lot to the franchise.
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The 2016 ghost hunters remake had an all-star cast of Leslie Jones as Patty Tolan, Kate McKinnon as Dr. Jillian “Holtz” Holtzmann, Kristen Wiig as Dr. Erin Gilbert, and Melissa McCarthy as Dr. Abigail L. “Abby” Yates. Ed Begley Jr, Andy Garcia, Michael K. Williams and Cecily Strong rounded out the cast. The next movie, Ghostbusters: Afterlife, had an all-new cast with Paul Rudd playing Gary Grooberson, Finn Wolfhard as Trevor, Carrie Coon as Callie, and Mckenna Grace playing Phoebe. Original cast members Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd also returned. The 2016 reboot earned $229,147,509 at the worldwide box office, which is comparable to the original 1984 film, which earned $296,578,797.
Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis wrote the original ghost hunters, which tells the beloved story of scientists living and working in New York City dealing with the supernatural. Dan Akyrod’s original concept is a lot of fun and audiences still love Ray Parker Jr.’s classic and famous song.
Fans generally loved the 2021 film and it earned a 94% Audience Score on Rotten Tomatoes. Fans of the universe can also expect animation ghost hunters series on Netflix.
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