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Ghostbusters : Afterlife Release Date Pushed Back to June 2021

Ghostbusters : Afterlife Release Date Pushed Back to June 2021

Ghostbusters Afterlife is an upcoming supernatural comedy-drama film directed and written by Jason Reitman and Gil Kenan. The movie has been produced by Ivana Reitman housed by the production company of Columbia Pictures. It is the sequel of the first two movies, Ghostbusters (1984) and Ghostbusters II (1989), that was originally directed by Ivan Reitman and written by Harold Ramis and Dan Aykroyd. To continue the legacy, the third film had begun its roll in 2019. Ghostbusters: Afterlife was originally supposed to be released on the 10th of July, 2020 but eventually delayed to the 11th of June, 2021. Sony has changed the release dates quite several times due to the COVID pandemic scenario. The film is supposed to be released in IMAX, RealD 3D, and Dolby Cinema.

Ghostbusters: Afterlife Cast Details

The family members’ roles, which include the single mother, brother, and sister, should be played by Mckenna Grace,  Finn Wolfhard, and Carrie Coon. Grace can be recognized as a huge fan of the series and a perfect character as the teenage girl in this part of Ghostbuster.  Wolfhard was unsure whether Rheitman would select him for the role since he had already dressed up as the Ghostbuster during the second season of Stranger Things. Paul Rudd is confirmed as Mr. Grooberson, the new teacher of the children who knows about certain Ghostbusters’ legacy concepts. Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Ernie Hudson, Sigourney Weaver, and Annie Potts have played the same roles from the first two Ghostbusters films.

Ghostbusters: Afterlife Trailer:


Ghostbusters Afterlife
Ghostbusters Afterlife

The single mother with her children had reached a farmhouse in Summerville, Oklahoma, inherited by their late grandfather. After experiencing a certain range of earthquakes, the children realized that they had a connection with the Ghostbusters legacy, which had turned into a myth during the present day. The events of the ” Manhattan Crossrip of 1984″ and the secret legacy laid out by the grandfather are the main attractions laid down by the movie.

Ghostbusters: Afterlife Filming and Marketing

Principal photography for the movie began from July 12, 2019, till October in Calgary, Alberta. The working title was referred to as ” The Rust City.” Certain communities of Crossfield, Beiseker, and Drumheller were also selected as locations for the shooting. Additional locations around Alberta have also been captured.

Ghostbusters Afterlife Release Date Delayed Till June 2021
Ghostbusters Afterlife Release Date Delayed Till June 2021

Certain toy stores have created new action figures from the movie. Multimedia company Hasbro announced that they had obtained the license for creating master toys, which should be released around the country during April 2021. Thus, automatically, Ghostbusters has a reach among children, the best audience for this film.

A Sequel To Ghostbusters: Afterlife?

Ghostbusters Afterlife Sequel Possibilities
Ghostbusters Afterlife Sequel Possibilities

There have been several hints regarding a fourth sequel for the Ghostbusters’ heritage. But there has been no accurate confirmation made by any of the cast members regarding this topic. Although
Original Ghostbuster Dan Aykroyd, who plays Dr. Ray Stantz in the franchise, has mentioned to the Entertainment Weekly that Afterlife “feeds into the possibility of more follow-ups with this group and with others who want to join.”

Thus, Ghostbusters: Afterlife can be considered as one of the greatest theatrical releases in the coming year, which would serve the entertainment purpose for all age groups, especially kids. It is also catching up with many views since such supernatural movies are usually made at a lower level. This very film grabs so many expectations.

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