The minute everyone laid eyes on the Mini-Pufts from the recently released Ghostbusters: Afterlife clip I’m fairly confident we all knew they would inevitably be turned into toys. They’re tiny, cute, and part of a major franchise, so obviously the powers-that-be want to cash in on that, and who can blame them? People are clearly going to want to eat these things up (but not literally, please – they’re made of plastic). And this fall, anyone who wants one will be able to buy their own Mini-Puft.
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The first clip for Ghostbusters: Afterlife is here, and it’s…well, it’s questionable, at best. The clip features Paul Rudd‘s character encountering a gaggle of mini Stay-Puft Marshmallow Men in the supermarket. And for all the talk about how Afterlife is going to take the series back to its roots, the vibe here feels absolutely nothing like the original Ghostbusters. If anything, this feels more akin to a Minions sequel. Is that really what you’re going for, Ghostbusters: Afterlife? Watch the clip below.
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Audiences were originally supposed to see Ghostbusters: Afterlife in theaters last summer, but the coronavirus pandemic had different plans. The film is now finally slated for release this fall, and in a new interview, cast member (and original Ghostbusters star) Bill Murray had some nice things to say about the upcoming sequel. Namely, that it “really brings [the franchise] back to life,” and that it “has the feel of the first one” – two sentiments fans of the original movie will likely be very glad to hear. Read More »
On the January 25, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film Editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall, weekend editor Brad Oman, and writer Hoai-Tran Bui to discuss the latest film and tv news, including a Harry Potter tv series, Ghostbusters: Afterlife, Amazon’s Invincible tv series and the Godzilla vs. Kong trailer.
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Ghostbusters: Afterlife was unfortunately delayed yet again, this time moving back from a summer release to November 2021. That means we have almost an entire year before we get to see the sequel that picks up around 30 years after the events of the first two Ghostbusters movies.
The good news is it will be a reunion of many of the original Ghostbusters cast members…and there’s a chance one of the stars who was believed to be sitting this sequel out may actually make an appearance. Read More »
Update: Disney has reshuffled a few releases in the wake of the No Time to Die delay as well. See more information below.
In no time at all, No Time to Die has set off a domino effect of release date reshuffles from Sony and Universal. Following yesterday’s delay of the Bond flick, the release dates for Edgar Wright’s Last Night in Soho, the Bob Odenkirk-starring Nobody, Ghostbusters: Afterlife, the Tom Holland-starring Uncharted, and Jared Leto’s Morbius have all been reshuffled.
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There’s bound to be a bunch of new ghost characters in Ghostbusters: Afterlife, but we only saw one for a split second in the trailer. Now, our first detailed look at this new creepy critter comes by unconventional means, via a recent episode of….MasterChef Junior: Spain?
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Ghostbusters: Afterlife was meant to be released last summer, but thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, the movie was pushed back to March 2021, and delayed again to a summer release yet again in June. While we’re still waiting to see what the Ghostbusters sequel will bring to the table with a story set roughly 30 years after the events of the first two movies, director Jason Reitman may have already gotten all the praise he’ll need for the movie from his father, original franchise director Ivan Reitman. Read More »
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Ghostbusters: Afterlife won’t be arriving in theaters until next summer – following two delays brought about by the coronavirus pandemic – but LEGO couldn’t wait to release a huge playset for the Ghostbusters franchise’s signature vehicle.
A new LEGO Ghostbusters Ecto-1 set was revealed today, and it’s the biggest building brick version of the signature vehicle so far. Built on the same scale as the massive LEGO Batmobile from Tim Burton’s Batman movie, this new LEGO Ghostbusters Ecto-1 is inspired by its appearance in Ghostbusters: Afterlife, and it even includes some new details such as the gunner seat, a remote-controlled ghost trap, and a whole lot of rust. Read More »
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 »