Sony Pictures ain’t afraid of no ghost, but they’re certainly afraid of the coronavirus pandemic, and it appears they’re worried that the first quarter of 2021 won’t be a prime time to bring audiences back to theaters. The studio has pushed back the release of Ghostbusters: Afterlife yet again, this time all the way back to the summer of 2021, closer to the window it was meant to be released in earlier this year. Read More »
This week will bring the first ever Hasbro PulseCon online for fans in the United States and Canada. It’s basically Hasbro’s virtual substitute for the lack of conventions available for them to announce the latest merchandise for properties like Star Wars, Marvel, Transformers, G.I. Joe, Power Rangers, Ghostbusters, Magic: The Gathering, and Dungeons & Dragons. The full schedule for the event unfolding on Friday and Saturday has been revealed, so check it out below and get ready for a bunch of toys and collectibles news this weekend. Read More »
The reopening of movie theaters next month is still somewhat of an uncertainty, especially with Christopher Nolan’s Tenet recently being pushed back another two weeks and Disney considering yet another delay for their live-action adaptation of Mulan. But that’s not stopping Sony Pictures from bringing Ghostbusters back to the big screen in July, not only for theaters open in areas that have mostly overcome the spread of COVID-19, but for the safer, thriving drive-ins around the United States. Read More »
When the Ghostbusters cast and filmmakers reunited on Josh Gad’s web series Reunited Apart, there was a little confusion about something Ghostbusters: Afterlife director Jason Reitman said during their chat. Many thought the filmmaker was revealing another sequel was already in development, but it was just an out of context quote that got misconstrued. However, Ghostbusters is still a franchise, and obviously Sony Pictures would like to see Afterlife reinvigorate the brand. That’s why we’re not surprised to hear franchise star and co-creator Dan Aykroyd say the new movie “feeds into the possibility” of more sequels. Read More »
Ghostbusters: Afterlife is slated to be the first proper Ghostbusters sequel in over 30 years when it arrives in theaters in March of 2021. Jason Reitman is taking over directing duties on the franchise from his father Ivan Reitman, and after the filmmaker made an appearance on the Ghostbusters reunion episode of Josh Gad’s web series Reunited Apart, a quote from him on the show is being misrepresented around the internet as a tease for yet another sequel to follow Ghostbusters: Afterlife. But that’s not the case. Read More »
Ghostbusters fans are stuck patiently waiting for the arrival of Ghostbusters: Afterlife since the film was delayed from its original July release date this summer to spring of 2021. Thankfully, Josh Gad has something to hold us over with the latest edition of his nostalgic web series Reunited Apart.
The cast of the original Ghostbusters got back together virtually to take a look back at the making of the original 1984 sci-fi comedy classic. Director Ivan Reitman, co-writer and star Dan Aykroyd, Bill Murray, Ernie Hudson, Sigourney Weaver, Annie Potts, and even William Atherton all participated in this supernatural trip down memory lane, and Ghostbusters: Afterlife director Jason Reitman came along for the ride too. Watch Ghostbusters Reunited Apart below. Read More »
Remember IMAX movies? You see, kids, once upon a time, we left our houses to go to movie theaters to watch stuff on the big screen! But if we wanted to watch movies on an even bigger screen, we’d head to an IMAX theater. And Sony just announced a whole slew of their upcoming features are getting the IMAX treatment, including Ghostbusters: Afterlife, Venom: Let There Be Carnage, and more.
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The coronavirus pandemic has pushed back the release of Ghostbusters: Afterlife from the previously set July release date this summer to a spring release in 2021. However, since there were already merchandise plans in place for the upcoming sequel to the original Ghostbusters franchise, an interesting little detail about one of the ghostbusting gadgets has come to light by way of a Hallmark Keepsake Christmas ornament originally intended to be released this year. Read More »
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As the question of how long the coronavirus pandemic will affect the entertainment industry remains unanswered, Sony Pictures is not taking any chances. Sony pushed back its major tentpole movies —including Morbius, Ghostbusters: Afterlife, the ever-cursed Uncharted, and the already-delayed Peter Rabbit 2 — to next year.
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So far, we’ve only seen one trailer for the upcoming sequel Ghostbusters: Afterlife. Though the trailer offered an intriguing premise that mixed the vibe of Super 8 with the paranormal activity and legacy of the original Ghostbusters, the major criticism being lobbied at the movie was that it didn’t look like it had the same comedic influence that made the original so memorable. That’s to be expected when you don’t have a cast of Saturday Night Live and Second City cast members, but don’t worry, because co-star Finn Wolfhard says the movie is “really funny” while also being “really faithful” to the series. Read More »