Ghostbusters: Afterlife – Major Updates About The Film!

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Ghostbusters: Afterlife

Ghostbusters is one of the all-time favorite movies among the fans. The upcoming American film Ghostbusters: Afterlife is based upon the genre of supernatural and comedy. Jason Reitman is the director, while Gil Kenan and Reitman combinedly serve as the writers. The film is the direct sequel to Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters II.

What is the release date of the film?

Ghostbusters: Afterlife shows the family moves to a small town. There, it turns out that they discover their connection with the original Ghostbusters and the secret legacy of their grandfather.

Initially, the film was scheduled for a release in the United States on July 10, 2022. Unfortunately, it got delayed due to the ongoing situation of coronavirus pandemic. Thus, the team announced a new release date i.e., March 5, 2022.

Ghostbusters: Afterlife – Expectations

After the high success rates achieved by the previous movies of the franchise, fans have lots of expectations from Ghostbusters: Afterlife. This time, we expect many new horrifying ghosts in the premise. As we know, the movie is basically about ghosts. However, it does not lack the balance in blending the two distinct genres, like horror and comedy. This makes the film even more appealing. As fas as we know, this movie will emphasize more on ghosts but not forgetting the shot of hilarious punches.

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Some Scenes From The Movie

The first movie of Ghostbusters premiered back in 1984. Since then, it has been among the top favorites. Ghostbusters: Afterlife will have lots to narrate from the previous parts. Also, it will act as a linking bridge between the old and the forthcoming movies of the franchise.

Somewhere or the other, the fans felt that after the first Ghostbusters movie, the film lost the charm of humor in the latter parts. However, the upcoming film might prove to rectify this issue to meet the expectations of the viewers.

Also, fans expected to see the original cast of the film return. Thus, Ghostbusters: Afterlife would make them happy as the original cast might have a significant role in it.

Ghostbusters: Afterlife – Cast

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The Cast of the Film

Some of the primary characters of the film include:

  • Mckenna Grace as Phoebe
  • Finn Wolfhard as Trevor
  • Carrie Coon as Callie
  • Paul Rudd as Mr. Grooberson
  • Bill Murray as Dr. Peter Venkman
  • Dan Aykroyd as Dr. Raymond “Ray” Stantz
  • Ernie Hudson as Winston Zeddemore
  • Oliver Cooper as Elton
  • Tracy Letts as Jack
  • Annie Potts as Janine Melnitz

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At which locations was the filming carried out?

The principal photography for the film kicked off on July 12, 2019, under the title “Rust City.” The locations where the shooting for Ghostbusters: Afterlife took place included Calgary and area around Alberta. Also, location shooting occurred in the surroundings of Crossfield, Beiseker. Furthermore, additional locations around Alberta were included.

All of this lasted till October. On October 18, 2019, Reitman posted a photo on Instagram where he confirmed the wrapping up of the filming after a hard-work of 68 days.

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Wrapped! 68 days and still smiling. #GB20

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Final Verdict:

Ghostbusters: Afterlife will soon hit the screens. All that is to be seen is, will it be able to meet the high expectations of the fans and satisfy them? Also, the original cast will return with pivotal roles in the film. The fans are already on the edge of their seats to welcome the upcoming blockbuster.