Ghostbusters: Afterlife

Ghostbusters: Afterlife
  • 2021
  • US
  • 2h 4min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Jason Reitman
  • Cast: Mckenna Grace, Finn Wolfhard, Paul Rudd, Carrie Coon, Bill Murray, Sigourney Weaver, Dan Aykroyd, Ernie Hudson, Celeste O'Connor, Logan Kim
  • UK release: 18 November 2021

Another instalment for the ever popular Ghostbusters franchise. This is a sequel to the first two films and is directed by Jason Reitman, son of their director, Ivan Reitman.

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Jason Reitman admits that making Ghostbusters: Afterlife has been a 'slow boil'

22 Nov 2021

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Jason Reitman admits that making 'Ghostbusters: Afterlife' has been a "slow boil". The 44-year-old director has helmed the latest movie in the supernatural comedy series and admits that he first came up with the concept several years ago, before he…

Finn Wolfhard was given a lot of freedom with his performance in Ghostbusters: Afterlife

21 Nov 2021

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Finn Wolfhard says Jason Reitman allowed a lot of "leniency" with his performances on the set of 'Ghostbusters: Afterlife'. The 18-year-old actor – who plays Trevor Spengler in the upcoming sequel, which is helmed by the son of 1984 original's director…

Jason Reitman 'shied away' from making a Ghostbusters film

19 Nov 2021

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Jason Reitman previously "shied away" from directing a 'Ghostbusters' movie. The 44-year-old filmmaker has followed in the footsteps of his father by getting behind the camera for 'Ghostbusters: Afterlife' but revealed that he was reluctant to tackle…

Carrie Coon found it 'surreal' starring with Ghostbusters legends

17 Nov 2021

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Carrie Coon admits that it was "surreal" to star alongside 'Ghostbusters' legends in 'Ghostbusters: Afterlife'. The 40-year-old actress stars in the latest movie in the franchise as Callie Spengler – the daughter of the late Harold Ramis' Dr. Egon…

Bill Murray jokes Ghostbusters: Afterlife director was a 'pain'

16 Nov 2021

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Bill Murray has joked 'Ghostbusters: Afterlife' director Jason Reitman was "a pain in the a**" as a child. The 71-year-old actor – along with his co-stars of the original movie, Ernie Hudson, 75, and Dan Aykroyd, 69 – have shared their impressions of…

Ghostbusters: Afterlife

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Ivan Reitman's son Jason takes the helm of a heart-warming and hilarious follow-up

1984's Ghostbusters is the stuff of many a childhood memory but surely none compare to those of Jason Reitman, who recalls being a six-year-old on the set of his dad Ivan's best loved film, and has now taken on the not insubstantial task of helming its…

Jason Reitman hopes that Ghostbuster: Afterlife inspires even more films

11 Nov 2021

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Jason Reitman hopes that 'Ghostbusters: Afterlife' spawns a variety of other films. The 44-year-old director has directed that latest movie in the supernatural comedy franchise – following in the footsteps of his father Ivan Reitman, who helmed the…

Finn Wolfhard learned 'so much' from Bill Murray

7 Nov 2021

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Finn Wolfhard has "learned so much" from Bill Murray. The 18-year-old actor stars alongside the 71-year-old star in 'Ghostbusters: Afterlife' and although he didn't get any specific advice from the movie veteran, the teenager was able to pick up new…

Paul Rudd 'flattered' to carry the torch for Ghostbusters comedy legacy

24 Oct 2021

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Paul Rudd is "flattered" to be carrying on Ghostbusters' comedy legacy. The 52-year-old actor – who plays Mr. Grooberson in 'Ghostbusters: Afterlife' – heaped praise on Rick Moranis as he responded to the suggestion his character is a successor to Louis…

Bill Murray found Ghostbusters: Afterlife physically demanding

22 Oct 2021

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Bill Murray found 'Ghostbusters: Afterlife' physically demanding. The 71-year-old actor reprises his role as Dr. Peter Venkman in the latest movie in the supernatural comedy franchise and admits that it was hard stepping into the role of the…

Finn Wolfhard never thought he would get Ghostbusters role

9 Oct 2021

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'Ghostbusters: Afterlife' star Finn Wolfhard thought 'Stranger Things' would prevent him from being cast in the movie. The 18-year-old actor admitted he was worried that director Jason Reitman wouldn't cast him because his 'Stranger Things' character…

Ghostbusters: Afterlife director Jason Reitmen reveals how they made the perfect slime

2 Oct 2021

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Jason Reitman worked hard to bring back the "original-colour slime" for 'Ghostbusters: Afterlife'. The filmmaker – whose father Ivan directed the first two movies in the beloved franchise – is at the helm of the upcoming sequel, and he admitted it was a…

Sigourney Weaver delighted with Ghostbusters: Afterlife

17 Sep 2021

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Sigourney Weaver believes that 'Ghostbusters: Afterlife' faithfully honours the original movie. The 71-year-old actress will reprise her role as Dana Barrett in the upcoming movie, 37 years after first playing the character in the original…

Dan Aykroyd hails Ghostbusters: Afterlife director Jason Reitman

24 May 2021

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Dan Aykroyd has described Jason Reitman as the "perfect" person to inherit the 'Ghostbusters' franchise. The 68-year-old actor created the supernatural comedy franchise and returns to the role of Dr. Raymond Stantz for the upcoming 'Ghostbusters…

Ian Reitman 'cried' tears of joy after watching his son Jason Reitman's Ghostbusters sequel

19 Jan 2021

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Jason Reitman's father, Ivan Reitman, burst into tears when he showed him the 'Ghostbusters: Afterlife' sequel. The 42-year-old director has helmed the upcoming film in the iconic supernatural comedy series and Ivan, who helmed the original set of…

Carrie Coon: Being in Ghostbusters: Afterlife is 'surreal'

18 Sep 2020

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Carrie Coon finds it "surreal" that she is starring in a 'Ghostbusters' film. The 39-year-old actress will play Callie Spengler in 'Ghostbusters: Afterlife' and she's admitted that she's in state of shock to be appearing in the legendary supernatural…

Jason Reitman planning Ghostbusters: Afterlife sequel

16 Jun 2020

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Jason Reitman has teased plans for a 'Ghostbusters: Afterlife' sequel. The 42-year-old director has helmed the latest film in the iconic supernatural comedy series, which is now slated for release in March 2021, and hinted that he is working on a…

Ghostbusters and Morbius pushed back due to coronavirus

31 Mar 2020

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'Ghostbusters: Afterlife' and 'Morbius' have been pushed back due to coronavirus. Sony Pictures have made the decision to move the release dates due to the pandemic – which has killed more than 37,000 people worldwide – with the supernatural comedy…

Finn Wolfhard promises faithful Ghostbusters: Afterlife

19 Mar 2020

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Finn Wolfhard has promised that 'Ghostbusters: Afterlife' is "really faithful" to the series. The 'Stranger Things' star plays Trevor in the new instalment of the supernatural comedy series which sees original stars such as Bill Murray, Sigourney Weaver…

Finn Wolfhard: Ghostbusters: Afterlife is a really funny film

28 Jan 2020

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Finn Wolfhard has teased that 'Ghostbusters: Afterlife' is a "really funny film". The 17-year-old actor plays the role of Trevor in the upcoming movie – which is a direct sequel to the original 1984 'Ghostbusters' movie and 1989's 'Ghostbusters II'…

Bill Murray: New Ghostbusters is emotional

24 Jan 2020

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Bill Murray says fans are going to love 'Ghostbusters: Afterlife' because the "script is good" and has "lots of emotion in it". The 69-year-old actor is reprising his role as Dr. Peter Venkman in the film – which is a direct sequel to the original 1984…

Dan Aykroyd is proud of Ghostbusters' impact

21 Jan 2020

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Dan Aykroyd is delighted to be returning for 'Ghostbusters: Afterlife' and is very proud that the franchise has created an "interest in the paranormal". The 67-year-old reprises his role as Dr. Raymond 'Ray' Stantz in the film – which is a direct sequel…

Dan Aykroyd confirms appearance in Ghostbusters 2020

17 Sep 2019

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Dan Aykroyd has confirmed he will be appearing in 'Ghostbusters 2020'. The 67-year-old actor starred as Raymond Stantz and co-wrote the original 1984 fantasy comedy movie and its 1989 sequel 'Ghostbusters II' – which were both directed by Ivan Reitman…

Celeste O'Connor and Logan Kim join Ghostbusters 2020

9 Jul 2019

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Celeste O'Connor and Logan Kim have joined 'Ghostbusters 2020'. The newcomers are set to star in unknown roles in the forthcoming instalment of the comedy horror franchise alongside Paul Rudd, who will play a teacher in the film. Announcing the casting…

Ernie Hudson says Ghostbusters 2020 will give fans 'what they've been looking for'

5 Jul 2019

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Ernie Hudson says 'Ghostbusters 2020' will give fans of the franchise "what they've been looking for". The 73-year-old actor played fourth buster Winston Zeddemore in the original 1984 movie and the 1989 sequel and is expected to be part of the third…

Paul Rudd set for Ghostbusters 2020 role

28 Jun 2019

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Paul Rudd is in final talks for 'Ghostbusters 2020'. The 'Avengers: Endgame' actor is said to be in the last stage of negotiations to play a teacher in the film, which will see Jason Reitman – whose father Ivan directed the original 1984 movie…

Sigourney Weaver to star in Ghostbusters 3

8 Jun 2019

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Sigourney Weaver will star in 'Ghostbusters 3'. The 69-year-old actress has confirmed that she will reprise her role as cellist Dana Barrett, whose apartment was haunted by an evil spirit in the original 1984 film, in the new movie and she will be…

Bill Murray would accept a role in Jason Reitman's Ghostbusters film

16 May 2019

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Bill Murray would accept a role in Jason Reitman's 'Ghostbusters' film. The 68-year-old actor portrayed Dr. Peter Venkman in the 1984 original and the 1989 sequel, both of which were helmed by Jason's father Ivan Reitman, and he has admitted he would be…

McKenna Grace to star in the new Ghostbusters film

1 Apr 2019

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McKenna Grace is to star in the new 'Ghostbusters' film. The 'Captain Marvel' actress will appear in the remake of the 1984 classic movie, which is being directed by Jason Reitman. Not much is known about the part Grace will play in the film.

Finn Wolfhard to star in new Ghostbusters movie

2 Mar 2019

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'Stranger Things' actor Finn Wolfhard is set to star in the 'Ghostbusters' revival. The 16-year-old actor is in talks to appear in Jason Reitman's new installment of the 'Ghostbusters' franchise alongside Carrie Coon. The plot is set to focus on a…

Melissa McCarthy 'wants to see' Ghostbusters reboot

24 Feb 2019

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Melissa McCarthy really wants to see Jason Reitman's 'Ghostbusters' reboot. The 48-year-old actress has spoken out about the upcoming blockbuster, and while it will ignore the all-female 2016 revamp – in which she starred alongside Kate McKinnon, Leslie…

Ghostbusters 3 handed July 2020 premiere date

28 Jan 2019

Film gossip

'Ghostbusters 3' has been handed a premiere date of July 10, 2020. The much-discussed sci-fi sequel is currently being developed by Jason Reitman – whose father is Ivan Reitman, who directed the original two 'Ghostbusters' movies – and is set for…

Paul Feig voices support for Leslie Jones amid Ghostbusters row

22 Jan 2019

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Paul Feig has come out in support of Leslie Jones' comments about plans for another 'Ghostbusters' movie. The 56-year-old director has offered his support to the comedy actress, who recently criticised plans to make a fourth move in the money-spinning…

Leslie Jones slams new Ghostbusters movie

21 Jan 2019

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Leslie Jones is furious that a remake of 'Ghostbusters' is in the works. The 51-year-old actress played Patty Tolan in the all-female 2016 reboot by Paul Feig, and has taken to Twitter to slam director Jason Reitman for carrying on the franchise and…

Ernie Hudson to reprise Ghostbusters role

18 Jan 2019

Film gossip

Ernie Hudson will reprise his role in the third 'Ghostbusters' film instalment. The 73-year-old actor – who played Winston Zeddemore in the original 1984 movie – confirmed that he and his surviving co-stars Dan Aykroyd and Bill Murray would be keen to…

Jason Reitman to direct new Ghostbusters film

16 Jan 2019

Film gossip

Jason Reitman is set to direct a new 'Ghostbusters' film. The 41-year-old film director – who previously directed 'Juno' and 'Labor Day' – will helm the surprise next instalment in the fantasy franchise, 36-years after his father Ivan directed the first…

Dan Aykroyd: Ghostbusters 3 could feature Bill Murray

15 Nov 2018

Film gossip

Dan Aykroyd says 'Ghostbusters 3' could still feature an appearance from Bill Murray. The 66-year-old actor appeared alongside the 'Lost in Translation' star (Dr. Peter Venkman), Ernie Hudson (Winston Zeddmore) and the late Harold Ramis (Dr. Egon…

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