The Ghostbusters franchise was efficiently revived with final 12 months’s Ghostbusters: Afterlife, so it got here as no shock when a sequel was quickly introduced. Deadline reported that the Ghostbusters: Afterlife sequel is gearing up for pre-production and that they’ve tapped Gil Kenan to direct the film.
Gil Kenan co-wrote the screenplay for Ghostbusters: Afterlife alongside director Jason Reitman, however Reitman will likely be stepping down for the sequel. “It’s an absolute honor to choose up the proton pack and step behind the digicam for the subsequent chapter of the Spengler household saga,” Gil Kenan mentioned in an announcement. “I simply want I may 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 and Reitman will as soon as once more script the sequel, which is claimed to be taking the franchise again to New York Metropolis. Deadline additionally states that the ensemble solid, together with Paul Rudd and Carrie Coon, will return for the sequel.
In his personal assertion, Jason Reitman mentioned: “A couple of years in the past, my father handed me the keys to Ecto-1 and collectively we made Ghostbusters: Afterlife. Phrases won’t ever specific how grateful I’m to have made a movie with my father by my aspect. It’s now time at hand these keys to my artistic companion and fellow Ghostbuster Gil Kenan, an excellent director who will preserve the Spengler spirit alive. I can solely hope to offer him the identical producorial care and help that my father confirmed me.” Ghostbusters: Afterlife served as a direct sequel to the unique movies because it adopted a single mother and her two youngsters as they arrive in a small city and start to find their connection to the unique Ghostbusters and the key legacy their grandfather left behind. You’ll be able to take a look at a evaluation from our personal Chris Bumbray proper right here.
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