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Ghostbusters Cast, Crew Share BTS Stories on Reunited Apart

Ghostbusters: Dan Aykroyd Talks Jason Reitman, Honoring Harold Ramis

For Dan Aykroyd, poignant doesn’t begin to describe the sense of loss of the late Harold Ramis when working on the set of Ghostbusters: Afterlife Ramis, who died in 2014, created, starred and wrote Ghostbusters with Aykroyd in 1984 The actor, who got his start on NBC’s Saturday Night Live, spoke to Entertainment Weekly while[...]

Ghostbusters Cast, Crew Share BTS Stories on Reunited Apart

Ghostbusters Cast, Crew Share BTS Stories on Reunited Apart

Reitman talked about why it didn’t work with the late actor.[caption id="attachment_1221992" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Ernie Hudson, Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, and Harold Ramis in Ghostbusters (1984) Image courtesy of Sony Pictures[/caption] John Candy Was Original Louis Tully “The original screenplay, we wrote it for John Candy,” Reitman said “I remember sending it to Candy because I had[...]

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Let's Take A Look At Hasbro's Ghostbusters Plasma Series Figures

Ghostbusters fans were all set to be bombarded with new Busters merchandise this summer with the release of Ghostbusters: Afterlife. Sadly, the film has been delayed until March of 2021. That, however, does not mean that merch is not coming out. Hasbro announced last August that they had purchased the master toy license for the […]

Ghostbusters: Afterlife Ecto-1 Tease

Ghostbusters Actors Ramis & Moranis Missed In Afterlife Says Murray

The other who won't be there hurts the most, and that is Harold Ramis He passed away in 2014 and will be the only member of the four original Busters not in the film, though that doesn't mean Egon won't play a role in the movie, as teased by Bill Murray in an interview from[...]

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"Ghostbusters" Fans Honor Harold Ramis on Anniversary of His Passing

February 24th marked the sixth anniversary of Harold Ramis’ passing at the age of 69 The beloved actor and director was best known for playing Egon Spengler in the Ghostbusters franchise Fans poured tributes celebrating the life of the man, who along with co-creator Dan Aykroyd, helped bring so many happy memories since the original[...]

“Ghostbusters: After”: Bill Murray, Jason Reitman Define Franchise for Generations

"Ghostbusters: Afterlife": Bill Murray, Jason Reitman Define Franchise for Generations

The only cast member who hasn’t returned is Rick Moranis, who played Louis Tulley in the 1984 film and 1989 sequel.[caption id="attachment_1152507" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Sony Pictures[/caption] Explaining Harold Ramis' Absence Also missing from the recent films is Harold Ramis, who played Egon Spengler He co-wrote the 1984 film with Aykroyd Unfortunately passing in 2014, he was able[...]

The Biggest, Baddest Spoilers for The Walking Dead #192

"Zombieland: Double Tap" Early Draft Featured "Ghostbusters" Reunion

The song is more appropriate for the original post-credits ending planned in 2009: the Ghostbusters reunion.[caption id="attachment_1033008" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Actor Bill MurrayPhoto by Denis Makarenko / Shutterstock.com[/caption] The Planned Scene for Zombieland Director Ruben Fleischer and writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick originally planned for Murray to play golf with Ghostbusters castmates Dan Aykroyd, Ernie Hudson, and[...]

"Ghostbusters" 35th Anniversary: Let Bustin' Make You Feel Good Again This October

The event takes place over two nights, on October 6th and 10th - so fans will have the chance to grab their proton packs and join Peter Venkman (Bill Murray), Ray Stantz (Dan Aykroyd), Egon Spengler (Harold Ramis), and Winston Zeddemore (Ernie Hudson) for a trip into this classic paranormal comedy.[caption id="attachment_1080063" align="aligncenter" width="650"] //[...]

Sony Previews “Groundhog Day” Virtual Reality Experience for Gamescon

Sony Previews "Groundhog Day: Like Father Like Son" At Gamescom

While you’ll never be as cool as Bill Murray, you can live as his character’s son in Groundhog Day: Like Father Like Son thanks to Sony's virtual reality experience at Gamescom in Cologne, Germany.https://youtu.be/U0CJhB6zCCgIn the 1993 original Harold Ramis-directed comedy Groundhog Day, Murray played Phil Connors, a weatherman who can’t travel past his February 2nd[...]

Ghostbusters Convention Coming to California on June 7-8

Raymond Stantz,” “Slimer,” The Real Ghostbusters). Violet Ramis Stiel, daughter of Ghostbusters writer and actor Harold Ramis, and author of Ghostbusters Daughter: Life with My Dad, Harold Ramis, is also expected. Ghostbusters Fan Fest presented by Wizard World will be the ultimate celebration of the franchise For the 35th anniversary of the legendary film (and the 30th anniversary of Ghostbusters II), fans will participate in[...]

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Bill Murray Talks 'Ghostbusters' Relationships, Jason Reitman's 'Ghostbusters 3'

It was good enough for the other people so it’s going to have to be good enough for you.” Murray did have a falling out with Harold Ramis on the set of Groundhog Day, despite having worked together on other comedy classic projects like Caddyshack and Meatballs Violet Ramis Stiel wrote their intense, creative differences led[...]


The Weekly Static S01E14: Murray, Marvel, A "Million" Moms & More!

Give me some rope I'm coming loose, I'm hanging on you. Give me some rope I'm coming loose, I'm pulling for…The Weekly Static! Welcome back, everybody…glad you could join me again! But before we get ready to trip the light fantastic on the sidewalks of New York… here it is! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eKpB_w8t0U0Video can't be loaded because JavaScript […]

Stripes: CBS Brings Bill Murray's Comedy To Series, Ivan Reitman Directs

Original film director Ivan Reitman is expected to direct and executive produce via his Montecito Picture Company. The Whitest Kids U’Know's Trevor Moore, Sam Brown, and Zach Cregger are on board to write the single camera series; and will also serve as executive producers.Similar to the original Murray/Harold Ramis film, CBS' series will follow "a perennial[...]

Dan Aykroyd Praises New Ghostbusters

Originally envisioned as a comedy in which a couple of blue-collar "Ghostmashers" travel through time to deal with paranormal threats, the idea evolved into the film co-written by Aykroyd's Second City pal Harold Ramis and directed by Ivan Reitman.But posting to his Facebook page yesterday, Aykroyd praised the new film, directed by Paul Feig, as[...]

Cleanin' Up The Town Extended Trailer Remembers Ghostbusters

In a push to complete a look back at the original Ghostbusters and its sequel, Ghostbusters II, filmmaker siblings Anthony and Claire Bueno have launched a Kickstarter and released a trailer (spotted by HeyUGuys) for Cleanin' Up the Town: Remembering Ghostbusters.[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f1s267t9bOA[/youtube]Featuring over seventy interviews with on-screen talent like Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, Ernie Hudson, Sigourney[...]

Stay Puft Marshmallow Man And The Gooiest Finale In Movie History

Also we learn that the movie's writers Harold Ramis and Dan Akroyd along with director Ivan Reitman spent a big part of the filming of Ghostbusters trying to come up with a different ending out of fear that a giant marshmallow man was too silly.[youtube]http://youtu.be/S--yPO4mMSo[/youtube] With all the talk of a Ghostbusters remake, this seems[...]

Ghostbusters 30th Anniversary Gets An Honest Trailer

In honor of the 30th anniversary of the Ghostbusters… has it really been that long? Anyway… Screen Junkies has done up an Honest Trailer for the comedy classic. And for more on the Ghostbusters 30th Anniversary celebration check out this link. [youtube]http://youtu.be/SM-l_3RaYsk[/youtube]

Sony Eyeing Bridesmaids Director Paul Feig For Ghostbusters 3

Now, the sources caution that no actual negotiations have taken place, but both sides have shown interest.The idea is that the movie will be something of a reboot / passing of the torch as probably Dan Aykroyd (who has said he'd return) would turn things over to a new group of female Ghostbusters.The script was[...]

Groundhog Day Is Now On Sale At A Bargain Price

This disc contains not only Harold Ramis' commentary track but a couple of great supplements and interviews that will genuinely enhance your appreciation of the film, including a basic overview piece that manages to cram an awful lot into 20-some minutes.It takes real masters to embody such complex observations on the human condition in something[...]

Harold Ramis, 1944-2014

The Chicago Tribune are reporting the passing of Harold Ramis, the comedian, actor, writer and director He was 69.Amongst Ramis' many indelible works are the screenplays for Stripes and Ghostbusters, which also featured him as an actor, and his direction of the film Groundhog Day It's truly one of the unimpeachable classics and a beautiful[...]