Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Ghostbusters 3, Ramis & Apatow Teamup!?!?!

That's right, rumormill tonight is on fire with the idea that the 3rd long proposed and awaited Ghostbusters film is actually in the works! Dread Central is reporting this evening, that all four original Ghostbusters have signed on to make a third film! Yes, all four, Bill Murray, Harold Ramis, Dan Aykroyd, and Ernie Hudson have agreed in principle to making the film. For years now, Aykroyd and Ramis have been very hot on the idea of making a third film, they have even kicked a few scripts around. Bill Murray is another story and has been reluctant at best, about returning to the role. That seems to have changed more recently, with the four-some getting back together to make the recent videogame that is set to release in October. All four recorded voice-overs and did motion capture for the game. During the creation of the game Aykroyd had said the game would be the third film. That seems to have changed too!

What comes next, is a bit surprising! Judd Apatow will produce alongside Ramis the film and his normal team of comedians will be playing new recruits for the Ghostbusters. This could mean Seth Rogen and Jonah Hill will be in Ghostbusters uniforms taking over the reins! Things are in real early stages and not much is revealed about the proposed plot, but word is the original team will be handing down the ghostbusters to a younger team. If you follow the video game synopsis, it actually makes alot of sense. The synopsis goes as follows: The year is 1991, it is two years since the events of Vigo plagued NYC. Now the Ghostbusters are going strong and looking to franchise out the business. You play as a new recruit in Ghostbusters International, and just as you get started with GBI an ancient evil descends upon NYC and a few familiar faces show back up. From that synopsis, the plot works itself right into what is being rumored for another film. Judd Apatow would seem to be perfect to help write the third film and bring in his comedic team to play the new recruits. Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill, Paul Rudd, Danny McBride, and others are doing exactly what Murray and Aykroyd were doing in their prime. Rogen seems to pop up in everything now days and Apatow is money at the box office! There is plenty more to come on Ghostbusters 3 for sure!

What do you think of Apatow & Ramis teamup for Ghostbusters 3? Does Seth Rogen feel like he is in just about everything right now? Do you want to see anothe Ghostbusters? Does the idea of the original team passing the torch to Apatow and company work?