A still from ‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife’

A nonetheless from ‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife’
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Filmmaker Gil Kenan will likely be taking up the director’s chair for the sequel to Ghostbusters: Afterlife.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the core forged of the Jason Reitman-directed 2021 film — Carrie Coon, Paul Rudd, Finn Wolfhard and Mckenna Grace — will return for the sequel.

The code identify for the movie is Fire House, a nod to the setting of the Nineteen Eighties movies that will likely be included within the new installment.

Kenan had additionally labored on Ghostbusters: Afterlife as he co-wrote and government produced the film with Reitman. The duo have co-written the sequel as properly.

“It’s an absolute honour to choose up the proton pack and step behind the digicam for the subsequent chapter of the Spengler household saga. I simply want I might return to 1984 and inform the child within the sixth row of the Mann Valley West that sooner or later he was going to get to direct a Ghostbusters movie,” Kenan mentioned in an announcement.

Ghostbusters: Afterlife was a direct sequel to Bill Murray’s iconic supernatural comedy films Ghostbusters (1984) and Ghostbusters II (1989).

It adopted the story of a single mother and her two children, who arrive in a small city they usually start to uncover their connection to the unique ghostbusters and the key legacy their grandfather left behind.

Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Ernie Hudson, Sigourney Weaver and Annie Potts reprised their roles from the unique movies.

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