March 25, 2017  

'Ghostbusters 3' Moving Forward

September 5, 2008 (6:43 am) GMT
Columbia Pictures have finally moved on with their plan to revive the 80's hit sci-fi comedy film about the parapsychologists-turned-ghost exterminators.
'Ghostbusters 3' Moving Forward

"" is most likely to be well on the way as Columbia Pictures have hired scribes for their newest comedy fantasy project. On Thursday, September 4, Variety reported that the production company have picked up "" writers/co-executive producers, Lee Eisenberg and Gene Stupnitsky, to pen the script.

Reportedly, Eisenberg and Stupnitsky are expected to design the film to be a platform for the original cast, consisting of Harold Ramis, , and Ernie Hudson, to be teaming up once again as the ghost exterminators. The pair have recently collaborated with Ramis for his directed comedy "" by providing the script.

Earlier, one of "Ghostbusters" original actors, Aykroyd, has hinted on the possibility of the third movie being pushed forward. To E! Online, the comedian said, "Two sharp young writers in Hollywood are purported to be writing the sequel. It would be the third movie now. If I could get Seth [Rogen] and Judd [Apatow] to be a part of it, that would be a dream. Absolutely."

The original "Ghostbusters" movie was Columbia's highest grossing film ever until "Men in Black" and "Spider-Man" came along and was also the biggest grossing film of 1984 with the overall domestic sales of $238.6 million. It follows three misfit parapsychology research professors who were kicked out of Columbia University. Looking for another way to make their living, they provide services for professional paranormal investigations and eliminations.

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Nicki Minaj Teases Music Video for David Guetta's 'Light My Body Up' With On-Set Photo
  2. Watch Little Mix's Dreamy Cover of Rihanna's 'Love on the Brain'
  3. 'Walking Dead' Alum Steven Yeun and Wife Joana Pak Share First Photo of Their Newborn Baby
  4. Mama June Feels 'Like Frankenstein' After Skin Removal Surgery. Is She Giving Up?
  5. Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani 'Torn Apart' by Her 'Flirtation' With 'The Voice' Contestant
  6. Katy Perry Reportedly Still Loves John Mayer. Will They Rekindle Their Romance?
  7. Trey Songz Slams Nicki Minaj: She Ain't Had S**t Before Me
  8. Han Solo Movie Adds 'Sing Street' Star Ian Kenny