Surprise! We're Getting A New Ghostbusters Sequel - And There's A Trailer To Prove It

By son of original director


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They ain't afraid of no sequel.

The son of the original Ghostbusters director Ivan Reitman has pulled off a big ol' surprise today, announcing that not only is he working on a new sequel but also dropping a teaser trailer to boot.

Jason Reitman - who is such a mega-fan, his Twitter bio lists an acting credit of "Brownstone Boy #2" from Ghostbusters II - revealed that the third instalment in the franchise will continue where the second movie left off, a full 30 years later.

"I've always thought of myself as the first Ghostbusters fan, when I was a six-year-old visiting the set," he said. "I wanted to make a movie for all the other fans.

"This is the next chapter in the original franchise. It is not a reboot. What happened in the '80s happened in the '80s, and this is set in the present day."

And if the 45-second trailer is anything to go by, it'll be sticking to tradition.

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There's no word yet on whether original cast members Dan Aykroyd, Ernie Hudson or Bill Murray will appear in the sequel, either as a main character or a cameo.

The fourth member of the Ghostbusters, Harold Ramis, died in 2014 as a result of an auto-immune disease.

Ghostbusters III is slated for a mid-2020 release, with shooting expected to start in the coming months.

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Triple M Staff

17 January 2019

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