Ghostbusters: Afterlife 2 – Everything we know about the sequel

Ghostbusters: Afterlife 2 has got the green light and will hit the theaters on December 23, 2023.

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directed by Jason Reitman, Ghostbusters: Afterlife The wondrous creation of the franchise is proving to be rising again after 30 years Ghostbusters 2 hit the cinemas. But what next? In addition to being a resounding success (and grossing nearly $200 million at the box office), the film teases stories, potential arcs, and raised questions that can only be answered by Ghostbusters: Afterlife 2. So, what does the future of the franchise look like?

Here’s Everything We Know About Ghostbusters: Afterlife 2,

Ghostbuster: Afterlife 2 officially has the green light

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In April 2022, Ghostbusters: Afterlife 2 Speculation turned into reality. At CinemaCon, the studio used a closing sizzle reel to announce That sequel was in the works. No information was revealed about the cast, story or release date.

The possibility of a sequel was already sounding. Jason Reitman and the other crew were vocal about getting ready to return Ghostbusters: Afterlife 2, not to mention Rebirth Co-writers Reitman and Gil Cannon sign a major producer deal with Sony time limit, So, it seemed likely, but the April 2022 announcement made it official.,

Ghostbusters: Afterlife 2 will return to New York City

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Jason Reitman has revealed that he already has several plans for the sequel’s story. in an interview with Uproxx, the director was asked about the changing Ghostbusters logo on Ecto-1. In Ghostbusters II the logo is a ghost holding two fingers but inside later life, Shows what the logo was like in the original Ghost Busters The movie in which the ghost is holding only one finger. This indicates that Aegon changed the logo shortly after the events of Ghostbusters II,

Obviously, this was not a mistake and was actually a planned plot that was not covered in the film. Reitman has shared that he plans to incorporate this question as well as several other ideas into the sequel.

Ghostbusters Afterlife 2 Villain
Vigo the Carpathians

Reitman has also revealed that he plans to revisit the franchise’s best villain, Vigo the Carpathians, after bringing back Gozar the Gozerian. Ghostbusters: Afterlife 2. during his presence on happy sad confused podcast, Reitman teased that the sequel could be the return of Vigo, the dominant force of evil in the 1989 sequel, Ghostbusters II,

By the end of the film, Viggo’s sinister painting had disappeared and was replaced by four Ghostbusters wielding baby Oscars. But according to Reitman, “there is plenty of time and opportunity for Vigo the Carpathians to make his comeback.”

If the director brings Vigo back, he plans to base his return on the fact that his painting Ghostbusters II was not the only one. “Maybe he is riding a horse in another, maybe imposing someone in another,” he explained.

And in the end, it seems Ghostbusters: Afterlife 2 Will go back to New York City for this next film. It makes sense to bring things back to where it all began (franchise-wise) and we’re going to get this crew in the Big Apple.

Dan Aykroyd and Bill Murray likely to join Ghostbusters: Afterlife 2 cast once again

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Ghostbusters: Afterlife Carrie Coon as Callie Spengler, Finn Wolfhard as Trevor Spengler, McKenna Grace as Phoebe Spengler, and Paul Rudd as Gary Groberson.

It starred original cast members Bill Murray as Peter Venkman, Dan Aykroyd as Raymond “Ray” Stantz, Ernie Hudson as Winston Zeddemore, Sigourney Weaver as Dana Barrett, and Annie Potts as Janine Malnitz. brought back as

While the new additions have yet to express their opinion Ghostbusters: Afterlife 2, Two actors from the original cast have expressed their desire to reprise their respective roles in the sequel.

in chat with United States of America today, Dan Aykroyd shared that he wants his character Ray and Bill Murray’s Peter to be killed off in the next film and join the ghost of Egon Spengler in guiding the new Ghostbusters. And even if they don’t die, he wants the original Ghostbusters to be present in the next three sequels.

talking to Radio TimesErnie Hudson has also expressed a desire to return Ghostbusters: Afterlife 2 And confirmed that on the note on which the third film ended, his character’s involvement in “What Comes Next” is all but certain.

And it’s because we’ll be looking back at Wolfhard, Coon and Rudd above, though it hasn’t been officially confirmed.

This Will be released in cinemas on 20 December 2023

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with a flurry of announcements Ghostbusters: Afterlife 2We got a release date of December 23, 2023. That means it’s shooting the holiday break release window, which is meant solely as a family movie that the parents of the original franchise can enjoy with their kids.

Ghostbusters: Afterlife It was released in November 2021 when it grossed over $200 million at the box office. This takes a month of support, but remember that many theaters were still not operating at full capacity during the original release.

Netflix is ​​developing a Ghostbusters animated series

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Giant freakin’ robot originally had this special scoop that was an animated Ghost Busters The series was in development at Netflix and this has been confirmed by the streamer. It is being developed by Jason Reitman and will be directed by Chris Prenoski and Jennifer Kluska. Not a ton is known about this adaptation, although it is likely to exist in the same universe as the films for continuity.

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