Mass Hysteria Hardcover

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If you didn’t collect all of IDW Publishing‘s Ghostbusters 30th Anniversary comics event Mass Hysteria, waited until the future like a certain Ghostbusters Incorporated suit (Twitter) to get the remaining individual issues, or waited in hopes their’d be a companion to Total Containment, we have news for you. Continue reading

Hollywood Reporter Interviews Dan Aykroyd On Female Ghostbusters Cast

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In an interview with Dan Aykroyd, Hollywood Reporter asked the Ghostbusters originator his thoughts on the new Ghostbusters female cast.

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The Aykroyd family is delighted by this inheritance of the Ghostbusters torch by these most magnificent women in comedy.

My great grandfather, Dr. Sam Aykroyd, the original Ghostbuster, was a man who empowered women in his day and this is a beautiful development in the legacy of our family business.

Photo Source: Boston Herald

Entertainment Weekly Ghostbusters Exclusives

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We were informed, albeit a little later then we would have preferred that EW’s website has two Ghostbusters reunions articles that aren’t part of the print issue, uh we don’t think. Fact check much?

  1. Ghostbusters: An Oral History
  2. The Painful What-If That Haunts ‘Ghostbuster’ Ernie Hudson

Photos Sources: Entertainment Weekly, Spook Central (Facebook)

Entertainment Weekly Ghostbusters Cast Reunion

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Ghostbusters cast members Dan Aykroyd, Bill Murray, Ernie Hudson, Sigourney Weaver, Annie Potts and director Ivan Reitman reunited for EW‘s 2014 The Reunions Issue.  A cast photo takes up much of the cover, over The Fabulous Baker Boys, Mean Girls, and Sports Night reunions. This special double issue uh hits newsstands this Friday, November 7, 2014. Continue reading

Ghostbusters Commercial Alternate Takes

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One of the most famous commercials in movie history comes from Ghostbusters. Without it, we wouldn’t have seen the power of advertising. Conveniently a TV that was mysteriously left on for Dana (foreshadowing) let her know who to call (and with no address or obvious map) how to get to this new GHOSTBUSTERS business.

Before their can be a movie based on real events or a commercial, it has to be filmed. Sure my employers had a real commercial, it would have looked a little out of place with the rest of Ghostbusters being those comedic actors.

Also because Columbia Pictures hadn’t worked out the movie rights for the name GHØSTBUSTERS from those other fictional guys and a deal hadn’t been finalized with the Ghostbusters, all those involved with filming Ghostbusters filmed alternate takes with different “business” names. Ya know, just in case and it wouldn’t need to be re-filmed (which might not have been as great) in post production.

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Ivan Reitman On Recent Ghostbusters III Developments

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I’ve been waiting for Ghostbusters III to be made since 1990. I’ll let that sink in for a moment. True, I didn’t know generally movies aren’t usually fast tracked (its in an industry term) just like that. My 12 year old self thought about it, figured out the necessary logistics (even though I didn’t know that word yet) and crunched the really easy numbers. The conversation with myself went something like this:

If it took Ghostbusters II 5 years to get made, then Ghostbusters III will be made by 1995.

Going around in circles about why it was taking so long (in the pre internet days) about why the “easiest” movie to be made wasn’t could get frustrating. I’m less then a month away from boarding a train (what train, what are you talking about?) to leave 35 behind. I still remember walking home from school in the early 1990s thinking and feeling “Ghostbusters III.”

As much as I’ve talked about Ghostbusters III on and off-line, regardless of the countless rumors, tidbits, actual news, cheerleading, and the same quotes from Harold, Dan, Ivan, Ernie, (whose always the last to know) and on the rare occasion Bill I’ve taken a “wait and see; and believe it when it actually happens” approach.

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