While fans have been clamoring for a proper Ghostbusters
follow up since its 1989 sequel belly flopped into theaters, no one on earth has probably been more vocal about it than star Dan Aykroyd
. The SNL alum has been trying to get a Ghostbusters 3 off the ground for decades, a movie that just seemed impossible to make until Jason Reitman
announced his involvement earlier this year.
In a brand new interview with Gamespot
, detailing the long and troubled production history of a proper Ghostbusters 3, Aykroyd teased a major connection between the upcoming sequel and the 1984 original:
“Jason came up with this idea, which is just so good, everybody got it right away and understood. It will connect, better than anything, to the first movie. That’s about all I can say about it, but the two movies will connect, in a way that hasn’t been done before.”
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