Bill Murray Gives Details On His Ghostbusters 3 Appearance

In an article in the Sunday Mail, Bill Murray has confirmed that he will be appearing in Ghostbusters 3. He also revealed some spoiler-ish details of what he will be doing in the third installment of the sci-fi comedy franchise. You can read those details, after the jump. You have been warned.

It has been long rumored that Bill Murray's character Dr. Peter Venkman would appear in Ghostbusters 3 as a ghost.  Yes, that's right — a ghost. Well Murray has confirmed that the only way he'll appear in the film is if he gets to appear as a dead Ghostbuster. Here is the quote from the Mail:

"I'll come back in Ghostbusters III only if I get to be a ghost. I said to them, 'I'll do it if you kill me off in the first reel.' So now they are going to have me as a ghost in the film."

I actually don't think this is a half bad idea, especially if Murray is only willing to film a scene or three. However, some of Murray's best material comes out of improv. And I wonder how Ivan Reitman will shoot these special effects heavy scenes, and if the set-up will allow for Murray to stray from the script and interact with some of the live-action actors. You can read the whole interview with Murray on