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Sony Debunks 'Ghosbusters 3' Animation Rumor

February 28, 2013 (7:25 am) GMT
The studio slams the rumor that 'Ghostbusters 3' will be animated, saying the company develops the film as a live-action project.
Sony Debunks 'Ghosbusters 3' Animation Rumor

Sony Pictures claims that "" positively won't be animated. A representative from Sony tells Coming Soon that the studio insists to continue developing the project as a live-action film. It confirms the rumor is not true as there is no animated movie in the works.

The rumor first sparked as Bloody-Disgusting reported that the company might want to continue the plan on bringing the third installment to animated version. Sony indeed planned on animating "Ghosbuster 3" back in 2007. The project turned into "Ghostbusters" video game in 2009.

The film production kept being delayed after all the original cast members were ready to start filming, except for who just wouldn't commit to the project. In October 2012, Sony announced it wouldn't make a final decision about whether or not it would make "Ghostbuster 3" until spring 2013.

Directed by Ivan Reitman, the film will center around the old team teaching a bunch of young recruits how to be ghostbusters. The plan seems to be handing off the franchise to the younger generation. , , , , Harold Ramis, Annie Potts and Ernie Hudson are attached to star.

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