Dan Aykroyd Confirms ‘Ghostbusters 3’ Is Being Written For Original Cast

Ever since the original Ghostbusters movie came out, people have been pretty much obsessed with it.

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In 1984, the original Ghostbusters came out and stars Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver, Ernie Hudson, Harold Ramis, and Rick Moranis managed to turn something that could have been a big mess into an amazing and iconic film that is considered a must-see.

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Ghosts being shot with lasers and contained in weird boxes? Weird in theory, sure, but the way they did it was absolutely perfect.

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There was a sequel to the movie that was released in 1989, but overall people didn’t seem to love it quite as much as the first.

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They did have a super successful cartoon spin-off, and of course the controversial remake that came out just a few years ago, but people have still been hungry for another movie staring the original cast.

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Well, Aykroyd has finally given us the hope we need because he just revealed that Ghostbusters 3 is “being written right now.”

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He even suggests that the remaining cast members would return for the movie. Obviously, we all know that Ramis passed away just a few years ago, but Aykroyd insists that Murray would return.

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“I think Billy will come,” he said. “The story’s so good. Even if he plays a ghost.”

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Aykroyd’s hoping that he can get the movie made, but with all scripts in production, there is no guarantee.

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The one concern that a lot of fans have is that Ramis was not just a star, he also co-wrote the original movies. He had apparently started writing it before he got sick, but obviously it wasn’t done. They would have to include a few changes to address his character not being present.

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Moranis is another question mark in the story, because he hasn’t acted in decades. Aykroyd didn’t specify whether he’d be back or not, but I think we can all agree we’d love to see him.

Source – Comic Book / Screen Rant / Ghostbusters News

Do you think that you’d be up for a third movie of the iconic franchise, or should they just leave it as is?

Emma C
Freelance Writer