The official trailer for Ghostbusters: Afterlife has just been released.
The film was directed by Jason Reitman and produced by his father Ivan Reitman, who directed the original 1984 film. Carrie Coon, Finn Wolfhard, McKenna Grace and Paul Rudd will star in the new film, which focuses on a small family who move to Oklahoma, having inherited a property there.
Carrie Coon will play a single mother and she’ll be the one moving into her father’s house with her two kids, played by Finn Wolfhard and McKenna Grace. A search in the old house reveals a connection to the original Ghostbusters from decades before and when strange occurrences pop up in their new town, the kids must suit up and be the newest generation of ghost hunters to save the day.
It is safe to say that the entire original cast will appear in the reboot, save for Rick Moranis and the late Harold Ramis. In the new trailer, fans can welcome a nice surprise: the return of Janine Meltitz (Annie Potts), the first original cast to make an appearance.
Bill Murray, who starred in the original film, recently opened up about being in the reboot: “I remember him calling me and saying, ‘I’ve got an idea for another ‘Ghostbusters’. I’ve had this idea for years”, he explained of his first conversation with Jason Reitman. “I thought, ‘What the heck could that possibly be?’ I remember him when he was a kid. I remember his Bar Mitzvah. I was like, ‘What the heck? What does this kid know?’”
He added that, “But he had a really, really wonderful idea that he wrote with another wonderful guy that I got to work with, Gil Kenan, who made ‘City Of Ember’. The two of them wrote a ‘Ghostbusters’ movie that really brings it back to life. It really has the feel of the first one, more than the second one or the girls’ one. It has a different feel than two out of four”.
Prior to the coronavirus pandemic, the third Ghostbusters movie was slated to arrive in July 2020. Now, the film is due to be released on November 11.
Watch the trailer here: