Ghostbusters: Answer The Call Home Release Details

Ghostbusters (2016) or Ghostbusters: Answer The Call is being released to home video formats (sorry, no VHS) by Sony Pictures on October 11, 2016!

Digital version will be released into the streams on September 27, 2016.

After GBI’s interns lost the paperwork, then semi-compiled notes we’re the last (or nearly last) to have further details.

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Lego Dimensions Adds New Ghostbusters Year 2 Content

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Our associates at Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment sent over information and a press release unveiling year 2 content. Which includes Ghostbusters (2016) story pack, where ghostheads can play the complete movie!

Today, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment unveiled exciting new content coming to the bestseller LEGO Dimensions, which includes beloved franchises such as Harry Potter, Sonic The Hedgehog, Adventure Time, Mission Impossible, E.T. and The Goonies, as well as upcoming properties Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and the new Ghostbusters team.

Along with the addition of new properties, the expansion will include all-new battle arenas, bigger adventure worlds and introduce story packs, which will provide players with even deeper, story-driven gameplay.

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Sony Pictures Orders Papa John’s For Ghostbusters 2016

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It might seem a little unusual to associate a national pizza chain with Ghostbusters. As in the past they would have gone together because of dialogue in Ghostbusters II. Just like in the 80s, bustin’ makes Ghostbusters hungry. Even if you aren’t a Ghostbuster, you probably at times enjoy eating pizza while watching Ghostbusters!

Today Business Wire, Papa John’s, and Ghostbusters announced a delicious partnership. Papa John’s pizza will not only be part of next month Ghostbusters (2016), they’ll have a limited product offer and Ghostbusters (2016) related pizza box. Prior to Ghostbusters (2016) release related marketing with TV spots.

Press release after the jump.

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Pre-Order A Ghostbusters Build A Bear

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In April we wrote about building a Ghostbusters bear. (GBI Blog Post, April 28, 2016) On Ghostbusters Day Nerdist had the exclusive (this is what can happen while interns get some mandatory training) with Build-A-Bear Ghostbusters product photos and additional information. While interns are training and probably rushing to get to work, we take a closer look.

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Ghostbusters: Original Motion Picture Score

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In addition to the Ghostbusters: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (GBI Blog Post, June 6, 2016) Sony Classic will be releasing Ghostbusters (2016) Original Motion Picture Score. Which was composed by Theodore Shapiro.

From the upbeat, jazzy sounds of The Devil Wears Prada to the jungle-adventure send-up Tropic Thunder to the sentiment of Marley & Me, Theodore Shapiro has consistently delivered memorable music for some of the funniest movies of the last ten years. His careful touch has made him a sought-after collaborator for Hollywood s leading comedy directors. A graduate of the Juilliard School, Shapiro has also composed the scores for such comedy classics as Old School, Dodgeball, Fun with Dick and Jane, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, State and Main and Starsky and Hutch.

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IDW Ghostbusters Humble Comics Bundle

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Humble Bundle, a charitable organization and IDW Publishing have been offering a Humble Comics Bundle where paying what you want ($1 USD and up) for Ghostbusters comics not only gets you digital Ghostbusters comics, donations go to Traveling Stories.

If you’d like to donate, the IDW Ghostbusters comics bundle is ending sooner than later. If you already have most to all of IDW Publishing Ghostbusters comics, also check out Traveling Stories to learn more about their organization.

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June 8 2016 Is Ghostbusters Day

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Ghostbusters premiered to us regular folks (non celebs) on June 8, 1984. In recent years unofficially and officially the date has become Ghostbusters Day. Naturally its even more official during a milestone year for the Ghostbusters franchise. As ghostheads, Sony Pictures Entertainment, and their partners honor and celebrates not only Ghostbusters past, its present as well.

What can we all be part of for Ghostbusters Day this year? Sony Pictures Entertainment has a handy press release.

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James Maxwell Interviewed About Ghostbusters 2016 Props

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You’ve probably already seen James Maxwell talking about busting ghosts with science from the Ghostbusters (2016) In Movie Site. (GBI Blog Post, March 4, 2016)

If you haven’t yet or its been a while James Maxwell, (who probably should be working for us) is a scientist who is pretty knowledgable about accelerators. At the time Ghostbusters (2016) was in production he was also a fortunate ghosthead who work on the theoretical Ghostbusters (2016) equipment. Or props since they can’t actually catch and capture ghosts.

At the end of May, (yeah, we get busy) David Latchman from Creators interviewed James Maxwell about his involvement with Ghostbusters (2016) and helping in making the props realer.

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