Dan Aykroyd, Ernie Hudson Will Return For Ghostbusters 2020 Movie
Tuesday, 17 September 2019 08:45

A new Ghostbusters movie is coming in 2020, and now we've learned a little more about it. At least two of the original franchise's stars, Dan Aykroyd and Ernie Hudson, will reprise their roles, and other original cast members might come back as well.

Aykroyd confirmed on the Joe Rogan Experience that he's coming back for the Ghostbusters 2020 movie that's being written by Ivan Reitman, the son of the original Ghostbusters movie director Jason Reitman. "I'm not in the picture so much anymore; we've got the Ghostbusters movie that we're working on now, and I will have to be performing in that," Aykroyd said.

Aykroyd went on to say that the movie, which has the title (or perhaps working title) "Ghostbusters: The Third Movie," is looking to bring back other original cast members, too.

In the interview, Aykroyd started off by saying "all" of the original Ghostbusters cast will be back for the new one. Then he said "most of the original people." Later in the interview he said "some" of the cast from the first movies will be back. So it seems it's not completely worked out yet.

Asked directly about if Bill Murray will reprise his role of Dr. Peter Venkman, Aykroyd said, "We're hoping."

Ernie Hudson, who played Winston Zeddemore, will come back as well. He confirmed in a video message on Cameo that he's coming back, and in fact, that the movie is shooting right now.

Going back to Aykroyd, he said in the podcast interview that he's very excited about the new Ghostbusters movie, which is scheduled to hit theatres in Summer 2020.

"It's gonna be great. I'm so excited about it. It's wonderful to be able to go back and revisit that," he said.

Also in the interview, Aykroyd shared his thought's on the 2016 Ghostbusters movie starring Kristin Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Melissa McCarthy, and Leslie Jones. He said that behind the scenes, things could have gone smoother, as he did not always see eye to eye with director Paul Feig or Ivan Reitman. The movie might have also gone over budget, Aykroyd said. Still, he looks back at the movie with generally positive things to say about it and the cast.

"Great film. Really good film. Those girls were superb. But I should have been sitting there as a producer watching costs a little more," he said. "Paul Feig and I and Ivan we had our little conflicts. There were things that we thought we didn't think would work. Why shoot it? Why spend the money? But you know, he's a director. We have to have faith. So there was a little conflict there... But all that's in the past. I think he made a great picture with the girls. I love it. I think they're all great in it. Really, he treated the movie with a tribute kind of legacy and respect, and there were some great new spirits in there, and the girls were great."

Sigourney Weaver and Annie Potts are expected to return in the new Ghostbusters, though it's unclear if Rick Moranis--who quit Hollywood years ago--will come back for the new one. Actor Harold Ramis, who played Dr. Egon Spengler in the original movies, passed away in 2014.

The new Ghostbusters follows the story of a single mother (Carrie Coon) who is raising two children played by Finn Wolfhard (Stranger Things, It) and McKenna Grace (I, Tonya). Paul Rudd also stars in the movie.

In video game news, a remastered version of Ghostbusters: The Video Game is coming this year.

 
Former Trump aides break their silence on Woodward book
Tuesday, 11 September 2018 20:56
Rob Porter, Gary Cohn and Chris Christie are accusing the veteran journalist of creating a misleading portrait of the West Wing.
 
The nation’s cartoonists on the week in politics
Friday, 21 September 2018 12:26
Every week political cartoonists throughout the country and across the political spectrum apply their ink-stained skills to capture the foibles, memes, hypocrisies and other head-slapping events in the world of politics. The fruits of these labors are hundreds of cartoons that entertain and enrage readers of all political stripes. Here’s an offering of the best of this week’s crop, picked fresh off the Toonosphere. Edited by Matt Wuerker.
 
Avenatti stars in ‘avenging angel’ role
Tuesday, 25 September 2018 01:38
For the third time this year, the attorney and 2020 presidential prospect has rolled a grenade into the Trump White House.
 
Nearly 50,000 UAW members strike at GM factories
Tuesday, 17 September 2019 06:03
United Auto Workers members are walking out of GM factories across the country for the first time since 2007. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-MI) tells Lawrence she stands behind the autoworkers and reacts to the destructive attack on Saudi oil facilities.
 
Day 970: Trump says America is 'locked and loaded' after attack on Saudi oil site
Tuesday, 17 September 2019 06:27
Trump once again says America is "locked and loaded" - and looking at Iran - after an attack on a huge Saudi oil facility. Plus his tax returns are subpoenaed and there are renewed calls to oust Supreme Court Justice Kavanaugh.
 
Edward Snowden defends NSA leaks and explains what he would have done differently
Tuesday, 17 September 2019 06:39
Edward Snowden explains why he leaked NSA documents in 2013, defends his actions, and discusses what has transpired since that time. He joins MSNBC's Brian Williams as part of an exclusive interview.
 
Edward Snowden: Trump's never really known a love that he hasn't had to pay for
Tuesday, 17 September 2019 06:44
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden sounds off on the 'chaos' of the Trump era, criticizing the current president for his frequent 'aggressive and offensive’ comments. He joins MSNBC's Brian Williams as part of an exclusive interview.
 
Edward Snowden: The government can hack your iPhone like a criminal to track you
Tuesday, 17 September 2019 07:00
Ahead of the release of his new memoir, Edward Snowden discusses the iAhead of the release of his new memoir, Edward Snowden discusses the incredible lengths he goes to in order to guard against his own privacy and explains how your cell phone is tracking
 
Edward Snowden: I never wanted to destroy the NSA, I wanted to 'reform it'
Tuesday, 17 September 2019 07:07
Ahead of the release of his new memoir, 'Permanent Record,' Edward Snowden explains that his intention when leaking NSA secrets in 2013 was only to fix an agency he believed was broken. He joins MSNBC's Brian Williams as part of an exclusive interview.
 
'Enormous crowd' gathers at Warren NYC rally
Tuesday, 17 September 2019 13:39
2020 Democratic candidate, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, held a rally Monday evening in New York City, where she vowed to tackle government corruption if elected president. Sen. Warren's campaign said the crowd exceeded 20,000, but an estimate could not be
 
Joe: What does Trump see in going to New Mexico?
Tuesday, 17 September 2019 13:43
President Donald Trump, looking to put New Mexico in play in 2020, sought to win over Hispanic voters at a rally here Monday. The president made a rally pitch for Hispanic voters in a state he lost by 8 points in 2016: 'Nobody loves the Hispanics more,'
 
'Locked and loaded'? Escalating tensions with Iran
Tuesday, 17 September 2019 14:02
Day That Was: President Donald Trump tweeted Sunday that the U.S. is “locked and loaded” and ready to respond after an attack on a Saudi oil facility. NBC News now reports that American intelligence is indicating that the attack originated from Iran. So
 
Fight over tax returns takes a turn Trump...
Tuesday, 17 September 2019 15:00
The Manhattan District Attorney's Office has subpoenaed Trump's tax returns as part of an investigation into his hush-money scandal.
 
«StartPrev111213141516NextEnd»

Page 16 of 16