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NBC’s OFFICE Writers Are
Scripting GHOSTBUSTERS III!!


I am – Hercules!!
Sony has hired Lee Eisenberg and Gene Stupnitsky, Emmy-nominated writer-producers on the Steve Carell version of "The Office," to script a "Ghostbusters" sequel that would reunite Venkman, Stanz, Spengler and Zeddemore. Harold Ramis, who co-wrote the earlier "Ghostbusters" movies and portrayed mold fetishist Egon Spengler in those comedies, is in post-production on next summer's Jack Black period comedy "Year One," which was directed by Ramis from a screenplay by Ramis, Eisenberg and Stupnitsky. Ramis directed three season-three episodes of "The Office," namely "A Benihana Christmas," "Safety Training" and "Beach Games." "Office" episodes scripted by Eisenberg and Stupnitsky include "The Fight," "The Secret," "The Convention," "Women's Appreciation," "Dinner Party" and "Job Fair." Find all of Variety’s story on the matter here. Well, that's what I heard! Highlights from the Ramis-directed "Benihana Christmas":

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  • Sept. 4, 2008, 6:40 p.m. CST

    I couldn't help it....

    by Kizeesh

    It's the Stay-Pufft Marshmallow man....

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 6:42 p.m. CST

    Hollywood is SO out of ideas

    by Silverglade

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 6:42 p.m. CST

    And the flowers are still standing!!!

    by nick lang

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 6:42 p.m. CST

    Hmmmm.

    by jimmay

    Good show, could be a decent movie. Just don't try to "young it up" eh, Hollywood? If Shia Labeouf or Jessica Alba ends up being cast in it I will be verrry disappointed.

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 6:43 p.m. CST

    Ray, when someone asks you if your a god

    by CAPTAIN RIGHTWING

    you say YES!

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 6:44 p.m. CST

    well...

    by kingben

    kind of unnessecary but it's in good hands

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 6:44 p.m. CST

    ahem

    by smylexx

    Call it luck, call it fate, call it karma.... Bill Murray DOES have a divorce to pay for so i guess this is great news!

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 6:46 p.m. CST

    Sweettttttt!!!!

    by EhNam1313

    very good news!!!

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 6:46 p.m. CST

    holy shit balls

    by blackhole4140

    interesting

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 6:47 p.m. CST

    Silverglade

    by mr.brownstone

    There's plenty of new ideas out there... Hollywood just chooses to ignore them for the most part. They are too in love with "Branding" to notice the secretly hot girl with glasses sitting in the corner.

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 6:47 p.m. CST

    Colour me on board IF...

    by cowbellfever

    they can re-unite Viggo with the snivelling little shit from Ally McSqueal (I can't even remotely feign the interest to IMDB his name!). How about a Schindler's List sequel instead?

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 6:48 p.m. CST

    Acutally...

    by cowbellfever

    this is cool news indeed.

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 6:48 p.m. CST

    Really on the fence with this one.

    by Wandering_Prophet

    I'm as apprehensive as I am excited about this. It's not like the Office isn't well written, it's probably one of the best American sitcoms in recent memory (behind only Arrested Developement) But a GB script without Akroyd's ridiculous paranormal terminology? Only Akroyd can write Ray Stantz, Likewise with Ramis, really why would these guys read someone else's words for one of their greatest team efforts? And you know Murray won't follow the script, if He even signs on. Get Moranis and Weaver back and we'll see. I'm hoping for the best, but will approach with extreme caution. Ghostbusters is the first movie I ever remember seeing, so this is a big deal for me at least.

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 6:49 p.m. CST

    Spelling...

    by cowbellfever

    is not my forte tonight, it seems.

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 6:50 p.m. CST

    Gee,I wonder if it will be about...

    by depalma25

    ...them all having to come out of retirement becuase of a new ghost city officials are unable to deal with

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 6:50 p.m. CST

    So, we'll get Back to the Future next?

    by Spacker Dave

    I am so sick of this latest trend of digging up the tired old memories of my youth and tarting them up for the kiddies not willing to watch a twenty year old film. Fuck Hollywood.

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 6:51 p.m. CST

    only the old ghostbusters

    by ReEkOs_RoUgHnEcKs

    it could work, one last time out of retirement.

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 6:53 p.m. CST

    This is going to be sick! I can't wait.

    by ganymede3010

    This movie is going be HUGE!! With out a doubt this movie will be funny as shit.

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 6:53 p.m. CST

    Harry, I believe the word is spelled "mould".

    by Rolling_Stone

    Next time use a dictionary instead of spell-check.

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 6:53 p.m. CST

    When is Stripes gonna be remade?

    by nick lang

    Christ, it's almost a matter of time.

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 6:57 p.m. CST

    Yes, it's true. This man has no dick.

    by Rolling_Stone

    Still the best line in Ghostbusters.

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 6:57 p.m. CST

    FINALLY!

    by NeoMyers

    After all the shitty crap Hollywood has been churning out, we finally get another "Ghostbusters." It used to be a game I'd play where I'd say, "They'll make 'Basic Instinct II' but not Ghostbusters III." Feel free to add any other useless, god-awful sequel or just a horrible movie where BI 2 is.

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 6:58 p.m. CST

    ...interesting.

    by Rando Calrisian

    It might have been a little too long. I am stoked for the new video game, though. They must have had a pretty good time making that if they are up for another movie. Maybe that's a sign the game turned out pretty good. <br> <br> Here's hoping.

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 6:59 p.m. CST

    chew your food

    by ReEkOs_RoUgHnEcKs

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 6:59 p.m. CST

    I want you inside me...

    by NeoMyers

    No, go ahead... wait, no... sounds like you got at least two people in there already.

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 6:59 p.m. CST

    ...That's the bedroom. But nothing ever happened in there.

    by Rando Calrisian

    ...What a shame.

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 6:59 p.m. CST

    Leobloom

    by NeoMyers

    I just about fell out of my seat laughing at that. Very good.

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 7 p.m. CST

    I mean, I hear Year One sucks, soo...

    by dr sauch

    I don't have high hopes for this. Also, theres not way you get Murray, Akroyd, and Moranis together on this one. Maybe Ernie Hudson, but If I had my druthers, he'd be 3 months into a Congo sequel by now.

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 7:02 p.m. CST

    GB: Most memorable lines from any single movie

    by darthpigman

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 7:05 p.m. CST

    If it's got a steady paycheck in it, I'll believe anything you s

    by photoboy

    This is cool news, I just hope they can get Bill Murray on board. Hopefully they'll be able to come up with a funny and clever script that doesn't rely on CGI to prop the film up (like a Bay film).

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 7:05 p.m. CST

    Bring back Ernie Hudson's character and the porn star ghost for

    by Monkey_King

    Having Steve Johnson's XFX or EFX(whatever they're called these days) would also be a plus.

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 7:06 p.m. CST

    yes have some

    by Shaw

    yes have some!

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 7:07 p.m. CST

    I LOVE THIS TOWWWN!

    by TheMcflyFarm

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 7:09 p.m. CST

    I thought Moranis was retired

    by The Winged Doucheman

    This movie is to me what Transformers was to so many others. Please don't fuck it up.

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 7:12 p.m. CST

    Somebody blows their nose and you wanna keep it

    by The Winged Doucheman

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 7:12 p.m. CST

    since we're re-making 80's movies again...

    by BigTexas42

    How bout we re-do porky's. or was that a 70's movie... might have to break out the merkins for the shower scene - i don't think the girls keep em that thick any more.

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 7:12 p.m. CST

    Ghostbusters was incredibly skillfully toned

    by G100

    You only have to look at the sequel and the likes of evolution to see how badly it can go wrong.<p> <p>It has to be silly enough for bizzarre happenings and the comedy to seem natural but not so silly that everything collapses into a series of peurile slapstick scenes with no narrative or percieved risk to the protagonists. A very hard line to walk.<p> <p>And it's always worth rewatching Ghostbusters.. so many good lines, so superbly delivered...

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 7:13 p.m. CST

    Is this independent of the video game?

    by phantom_of_teh_paradise

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 7:13 p.m. CST

    cause I thought the whole reason

    by phantom_of_teh_paradise

    they were doing the game was because there was not going to be a 3rd movie

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 7:16 p.m. CST

    "Let's show this prehistoric BITCH how we do things downtown!"

    by Finding Forrestal

    Holy fuck, this could actually be good!

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 7:16 p.m. CST

    Coming Soon!

    by Liberty Valance

    Missing in Action IV starring Jason Statham, Caddyshack III starring Dane Cook, and Tyler Perry's Police Academy 8. The 80s teat is far from being milked dry!

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 7:18 p.m. CST

    "Dinner Party" my favorite

    by TooWhippy

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 7:19 p.m. CST

    Here's an interesting parallel

    by The Winged Doucheman

    Lorenzo Music was the voice of Garfield/Peter Venkman. Bill Murray the movie version of Venkman went on to voice Garfield int he movie. It all came full circle. Therefore, I am going to get a picture of president Garfield because I love lasagna so much.

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 7:19 p.m. CST

    Good to see they'll be ruining an american comedy this time

    by tbransonlives

    Booooo!

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 7:20 p.m. CST

    Certain to show prehistoric bitches everywhere...

    by Cletus Van Damme

    ...how we do things downtown!

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 7:21 p.m. CST

    i am not opposed

    by macheesmo3

    if they can get Akroyd, Murray , Ramis and Hudson . But if they recast with stupid young "hip" actors like Shie , Dane Cook ,Ryan Reynolds ( with Alba in the Weaver role ) then this will be so morbidly atrocious as to encite riots ( with those of us who know better , the public will prolly eat it up ) sigh

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 7:22 p.m. CST

    Can Steve Carell be in it

    by The Winged Doucheman

    as the awkward and politically incorrect, but ultimately kind-hearted ghost buster? But that may be a stretch.

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 7:23 p.m. CST

    that's a big twinkie.

    by ReEkOs_RoUgHnEcKs

    "tell him about the twinkie." "what about the twinkie?"

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 7:24 p.m. CST

    benditlikelucas

    by The Winged Doucheman

    Watch Law and Order SVU for an answer to your queery

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 7:26 p.m. CST

    Love it.

    by Heckles

    As much as these new remakes and sequels anger me, I think this project has a ton of potential. Not the "I sure hope Lucas doesn't fuck up Indy IV" potential, either. Saw this movie as a kid and played the shit out of it in the VCR days. I miss Murray, Akroyd and Ramis. Sell me a ticket now, I'm watching this movie.

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 7:26 p.m. CST

    ha ha ha

    by Charlie_Allnut

    you guys are killing me with all those one liners! I dont know if they can recapture the magic, but hell why not give it a shot, they are making sequels to everything these days.

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 7:26 p.m. CST

    Will they have to include young hip teen Jr. Ghostbusters??

    by picardsucks

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 7:27 p.m. CST

    Wait, is it the original cast?

    by Heckles

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 7:27 p.m. CST

    will moranis be in it?

    by BigTexas42

    its not like he's busy.

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 7:33 p.m. CST

    Jonah Hill as Slimer!!!

    by Goonie

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 7:37 p.m. CST

    All I know

    by toxicbuddha

    is regardless of the movie itself, more talkbackers quoting lines from the original just makes this thread even cooler!

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 7:38 p.m. CST

    I have faith that they'll heed my genius warnings.

    by Royston Lodge

    This is exactly the sort of writing team who SHOULD be able to avoid all the obvious pitfalls. I am appeased. I will no longer comment on this subject until news breaks that they're seriously fucking it up, at which point I'll post the obligatory "I told you so."

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 7:40 p.m. CST

    Ok, maybe ONE more comment for the road...

    by Royston Lodge

    SO be good, for goodness sake, whoa oh oh, somebody's coming! Somebody's coming...

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 7:42 p.m. CST

    Oh and I'm this will be as good as Blues Brothers 2000

    by tbransonlives

    I'm not really totally against this being made if they can get the original cast. But for the time being it's fun to bitch about things.

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 7:43 p.m. CST

    even though you do your own taxes,

    by Shaw

    which you really shouldn't do

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 7:45 p.m. CST

    I didn't know you'd be giving me electric shocks

    by Shaw

    you can keep the five bucks

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 7:47 p.m. CST

    "Some moron brought a couger to a party"

    by Shaw

    so ahead of its time

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 7:47 p.m. CST

    The Video Game...

    by Harold-Sherbort

    ..is cancelled for now. That sucks, as it looked like it was going to be something else. Maybe thats why they are makin the movie.

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 7:47 p.m. CST

    Hey, where do these stairs go?

    by IAmJack'sUserID

    They go up.

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 7:52 p.m. CST

    GHOSTBUSTERS is the most franchisable movie concept EVER.

    by SnapT

    It's really weird there haven't been, like, a HUNDRED sequels by now. Or at least a TV series that runs for 15 seasons like STARGATE has so far.

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 7:53 p.m. CST

    LIVE-ACTION TV series, I mean.

    by SnapT

    I guess THE REAL GHOSTBUSTERS, SLIMER! AND THE REAL GHOSTBUSTERS, and EXTREME GHOSTBUSTERS probably did run about 15 seasons combined.

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 7:56 p.m. CST

    Wow, REAL GHOSTBUSTERS ran for 140 EPISODES.

    by SnapT

    That's a SHITLOAD for a syndicated cartoon show. (And even EXTREME GHOSTBUSTERS ran for 40 episodes, jeez.)

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 8 p.m. CST

    NO, THE VIDEO GAME IS NOT CANCELLED!

    by IAmJack'sUserID

    It has been postponed so that Sony can re-evaluate the marketing and subsequent release. There is NO OFFICIAL SOURCE stating its cancellation. <p></p> Know why? Next year is the 25th anniversary of the movie, so it makes perfect sense to release the game then. They've already nearly completed the game, so there is no logic at all in cancelling what would be a great seller.

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 8:01 p.m. CST

    My favorite line from the suckfest that was GB2...

    by wackybantha

    Two in the box! Ready to go! We be fast......And they be slow!

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 8:01 p.m. CST

    Fritzbusters

    by Fred

    Who's McCain gonna call?

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 8:01 p.m. CST

    Yep. This will definitely meet expectations.

    by HoboCode

    Please.

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 8:02 p.m. CST

    Ghostbusters

    by TerryMalloy

    Is so fucking good.

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 8:03 p.m. CST

    Wait a minute!

    by Darth Busey

    Has anybody contacted Jennifer Runyon's agent?

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 8:05 p.m. CST

    Well that's good then.

    by Harold-Sherbort

    Because I want to play it...NOW!!

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 8:05 p.m. CST

    The Ghostbusters?

    by wackybantha

    Who does your taxes?

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 8:06 p.m. CST

    You go get a court order, and I'll sue your ass

    by krullboyisback

    for wrongful prosecution. . . God, I loved it when you were a little kid and hearing cuss words were funny

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 8:07 p.m. CST

    Bring back Peter McNicol

    by krullboyisback

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 8:08 p.m. CST

    We need the Cheech cameo as the Harbor master

    by krullboyisback

    seeing the Titanic, but this time the ghost ship is "The Love Boat"

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 8:11 p.m. CST

    Will it take place in New York City?

    by wackybantha

    Perhaps a change of venue will be in order. Like, say, perhaps CHICAGO!!! It will probably be L.A.

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 8:16 p.m. CST

    Did everyone forget

    by MrD

    That Ghostbusters 2 sucked slimey balls?

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 8:21 p.m. CST

    I can't be cynical about this

    by Larry of Arabia

    Ghostbusters is one of those perfect movies. There is untapped potential in the franchise.

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 8:24 p.m. CST

    Ghostbusters III will take place in Gotham

    by krullboyisback

    with the ghost of Rahs al Guhl making a guest appearance

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 8:25 p.m. CST

    Completely vacant

    by Teddy Artery

    They are so afraid of losing money on movies now, they are going to put THIS out? They don't deserve to be in the entertainment business.

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 8:26 p.m. CST

    Unless Murray returns as Venkman....

    by NiceGuyEddie19

    Then uh... Why would ya make the movie? And you HAVE to have the original cast. I don't care who else you put in it. Fuck it, you could have Justin Timberlake as a new recruit. But you NEED to have Ramis, Ayckroyd, Hudson and Murray, otherwise no reason to watch it.

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 8:35 p.m. CST

    ZOMFGWTFBBQ!!!!!

    by TheTagger

    Why am I drippings with goo?

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 8:38 p.m. CST

    Remember when this...

    by SirLoin

    ...Was supposed to be a passing of the torch to Farley, Sandler, and Spade? Well we're a whole 'nother generation down the line. I for one would welcome Rogen, Danny McBride, and maybe even a Ferrell Or John C. Reilly. Hell Jack Black, Stiller, or Downey could even hold it down. And someone black. Who's funny and black nowadays? Fuck I'd love to see Chappelle.

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 8:39 p.m. CST

    Oh Yeah!!!

    by SirLoin

    Craig Robinson! And maybe Carrell could take the place of Moranis' character in some similar form.

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 8:49 p.m. CST

    Winston not necessary

    by darthpigman

    He's completely useless. For a worthwhile Ernie Hudson performance, check out his work as the retard Solomon in The Hand that Rocks the Cradle. "I won't let you hurt them... they're my friends... I won't let you hurt them."

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 8:55 p.m. CST

    Is anyone bothered by the fact

    by Phategod2

    That Harold Ramis is the size of a water Buffalo. The Dude is huge and out of shape. Remember when he was skinny.

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 9 p.m. CST

    "I'm terrified beyond the capacity for rational thought."

    by CreasyBear

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 9:06 p.m. CST

    i just heard..

    by Mixedcompany

    ..their gonna get eddie murphy to white up and play bill murray and its gonna be set inside a ping pong ball

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 9:11 p.m. CST

    Ok, so...she's a dog

    by Goody2shoes

    Seriously, this was the movie my whole family quoted to each other in regular conversation, it was that huge in our house. Every once in a while I'll say "4 FEET above her covers!" to my parents and they'll bust out laughing. Feeling a little weird about this news, though. Must EVERY 80's franchise be brought back? I'm as big a fan of my decade as you can be, but when there's talk of Red Dawn, Tron, Transformers, Voltron, Flash Gordon, War Games, GI Joe and a dozen other movies and/or sequels that are twenty years old, you know they're not doing it for the art. I'm waiting for the Moonwalker remake so we can see Michael actually turn into a car, he's had that much surgery. Someone who slipped into a coma in 1987 could wake up now and pick up where they left off, entertainent-wise. Not good, Hollywood.

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 9:12 p.m. CST

    Vinz, you said before you were waiting for a sign. What sign are

    by Six Demon Bag

    Gozer the Traveler. He will come in one of the pre-chosen forms. During the rectification of the Vuldrini, the traveler came as a large and moving Torg! Then, during the third reconciliation of the last of the McKetrick supplicants, they chose a new form for him: that of a giant Slor! Many Shuvs and Zuuls knew what it was to be roasted in the depths of the Slor that day, I can tell you!

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 9:14 p.m. CST

    "the franchise rights alone will make us rich beyond our wildest

    by Amy Chasing

    and there must be money to be made otherwise why haven't they made sequels to everything from Ferris Bueller to Breakfast At Tiffany's? Oh wait, cause that would be LAME! <P> Shit, hope I haven't given some dried up, money oriented, excuse for a Hollywood imagination ideas here... <P> Please, someone come up with some new ideas. Movies are not computer games where doing the Nintendo thing improves on games made 20 years ago. Indy 4 sucked. The prequels sucked. The recent Muppet movies sucked. Stop it. Just stop it.

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 9:20 p.m. CST

    Stay Puff Marshmallow Man

    by Grammaton Cleric Binks

    will own you.

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 9:22 p.m. CST

    BOOOYAAAAA!!

    by bigbaldpapa

    It is about time. I cannot wait to see the boys back at it.

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 9:27 p.m. CST

    Dinner Party rocked.

    by Rev. Slappy

    Are they Emmy nominated for that?

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 9:31 p.m. CST

    Rick Moranis

    by zombiwolf

    better fucking be back. He owned the second one. Unrelated note, just watched Naked Gun 2 1/2 for the first time and laughed harder than I have for a long time.

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 9:32 p.m. CST

    Fanboys delayed AGAIN...

    by Pennsy

    This time, it's November 26th; the announcement was posted on the Weinstein Company's website. It was supposed to be out two weeks from tomorrow.

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 9:36 p.m. CST

    Maybe I missed something...

    by FarSky

    A) Why aren't they just using Aykroyd and Ramis's GHOSTBUSTERS IN HELL script? B) Why aren't Aykroyd and Ramis writing this?

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 9:37 p.m. CST

    Yes it's true

    by Jor-El23

    This man has no dick...but seriously, as long as the guy who did that piece of shit with Krasinsky and Mandy Moore is kept away from GB3 I'm in. I don't see Murray coming back though, he's taking himself just a bit too seriously these days. But just the idea of a third one. i always liked the second one even though i think it got some bad reviews

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 9:42 p.m. CST

    leobloom

    by Caerdwyn

    Nice one. Also, Sarah Palin as the next incarnation of Gozer the Gozerian.

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 9:52 p.m. CST

    After seeing Indy IV (which IMO sucked balls)

    by TerryMalloy

    I realized that it didn't tarnish the power of the original. I just erased it out of my mind after I saw it. So even if this blows, it won't affect my fond memory of the original. <p> Just try to make it good, Office guys.

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 10:13 p.m. CST

    You do know there are funnier shows than Office right?

    by haitu

    Like Arrested Development...

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 10:14 p.m. CST

    I find her interesting because she's a client and because she sl

    by Finding Forrestal

    FOUR FEET above her covers. She barks, she drools, she claws!

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 10:14 p.m. CST

    ...sleeps above her covers...

    by Finding Forrestal

    Fucking hell.

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 10:21 p.m. CST

    GREEN LANTERN CONCEPT ART

    by GravitysRainbow

    http://www.comics2film.com/index.php?a=story&b=35395 oh yeah and.. yay for ghostbuster 3?

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 10:22 p.m. CST

    Benihana Christmas

    by Geekgasm

    was damn funny

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 10:33 p.m. CST

    Ghostbusters is probably the Best

    by Phategod2

    Movie staring SNL Alumni ever. You gotta put this movie in a pit with The Blues Brothers and let them fight for supremacy.

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 10:38 p.m. CST

    It's gonna suck because it's not live-action...

    by Banzai Rootskibango

    ...they said they were gonna do GB 3 as like a CGI toon because Bill Murray will only offer them his voice. <P> He doesn't want to do another live-action movie. <P> Unless something changed and I don't know it. <P> Anyhow, let's bring back RICK MORANIS!

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 10:40 p.m. CST

    Murray was GREAT...

    by attackpatterndelta

    In this movie,his best comedic performance, in my opinion. So many great lines " I just whacked her up with about 300 cc's of Thorazaine... she's gonna take a little nap now!" Comedy gold!

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 10:48 p.m. CST

    Nut Bustin' Makes Me Feel Good!

    by DarfurOnTheRocks

    We need Ray Parker Jr to make a comeback for this.

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 10:50 p.m. CST

    Please Lose Weight... Fat Asses

    by BojTrek

    I would be disappointed if all of them come back in their current forms... because they are... FAT! My buddy tiled Ramis's house here in Chicago... and he is FAT! Please Akyroyd and Ramis LOSE WEIGHT before filming...

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 10:54 p.m. CST

    I think...

    by dictatordaniel

    I'm more excited for the videogame at this point. At least it was written by Ackroyd and Ramis.

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 11:01 p.m. CST

    It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia writers scripting Gremlins 3!

    by Logo Lou

    That would be bad ass...

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 11:10 p.m. CST

    YAY!!!!

    by jmac4ever

    While I'm normally against Hollywood reusing old ideas, this has the potential to be awesome. All of the original cast will be back, the Office guys are really funny (plus they've got Ramis' endorsement), and it will be nice to see if they've still got that old chemistry. Somebody else was right though, they should probably lose some weight if they're going attempt more physical comedy.

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 11:15 p.m. CST

    Preview of GHOSTBUSTERS III: http://tinyurl.com/6m3ss7

    by SnapT

    http://tinyurl.com/6m3ss7

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 11:25 p.m. CST

    Before she turned into a dog....

    by The Eskimo

    ...GOD YES. PLEASE LEARN A LESSON FROM G2 and make a true comedy like the first one. Please?

  • Sept. 4, 2008, 11:55 p.m. CST

    Carell and Rogen!!!

    by GBRob08

    Fuck yeah, Please have Carrell and Rogen be a part of the new team trying out some new badass equipment. And make it in 3D so the proton streams and ghosts can fly out at the audience!!! GB:III-D FTW!!

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 12:11 a.m. CST

    Loved Ghostbusters

    by the podosphere

    Loved Ghostbusters II. <p> Have wanted Ghostbusters III for a long time. <p> The one line you won't you see in the third installment - Bill Murray to his wife Sigourney Weaver upon being delivered divorce papers: <p> "I'm a ghostbuster, not a facebuster!"

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 12:19 a.m. CST

    Finally!!!

    by DigitalBeachWar

    IT IS COOL NEWS!

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 12:20 a.m. CST

    The Office UK!? AWESOME

    by Merkin Muffley

    Cool!

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 12:30 a.m. CST

    "He slimed me."

    by otm shank

    "That's great!" "Actual physical contact!" "I feel so funky."

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 12:31 a.m. CST

    You are like the buzzing of flies to him

    by NomoredirtyjokespleaseweareYanks

    I know why he's sad....You've forgotten his puppy. He's suffering from Carpathian puppy-loss.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 12:32 a.m. CST

    "I think we should split up."

    by otm shank

    "Yeah, we can do more damage that way." LOL

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 12:33 a.m. CST

    mother puss-bucket...

    by Bob C. Cock

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 12:34 a.m. CST

    Somebody blows their nose and you want to keep it?

    by Slippy

    After hearing this news, "I slimed me."

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 12:38 a.m. CST

    Vince Vaughn would be great.

    by Rev. Slappy

    The Vince Vaughn of Dodgeball would be great in this, like Murray was in the first one -- the hipster who can't quite believe what he is seeing.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 12:38 a.m. CST

    My uncle thought he was Saint Jerome

    by NomoredirtyjokespleaseweareYanks

    I'd call that a big yes.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 12:39 a.m. CST

    DO RAY EGONNN

    by NomoredirtyjokespleaseweareYanks

    suck in the guts guys we're the Ghostbusters.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 12:41 a.m. CST

    I collect spores, moulds and fungus

    by NomoredirtyjokespleaseweareYanks

    I had a slinky once, but I straightened it.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 12:44 a.m. CST

    Lets see what happens when we take away the puppy

    by NomoredirtyjokespleaseweareYanks

    she's tough, she's a harbor chick.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 12:46 a.m. CST

    WHOAWHOAWHOAWHOAWHOAWHOAWHOA

    by Samson_K

    Nice shootin' Tex!!

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 12:50 a.m. CST

    Kitten, I think what I'm trying to say is...

    by otm shank

    sometimes shit happens, somebodys got to deal with it, and who you gonna call!?!

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 12:51 a.m. CST

    What's that got to do with it?

    by Campion

    "Back off man. I'm a scientist." And why all the GB2 hate? It was funny in its own way, even if it wasn't as good as the first. "let's see what happens when we take away the puppy."

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 1 a.m. CST

    THIS IS AWESOME NEWS!

    by DrPain

    Can't wait, I hope it's good enough to get Bill aboard.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 1:07 a.m. CST

    But...there all geezers now.

    by AnnoyYou

    How are they supposed to run around and stuff? Don't tell me - they're going to introduce a cocky young man (played by Shia LeBeouf) who might or might not be someone's son! And who does the running and the ghost busting! Ahh, this stuff writes itself.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 1:09 a.m. CST

    wow, the ambien is really kicking in.

    by AnnoyYou

    "There?" "They're."

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 1:26 a.m. CST

    That's "mold ENTHUSIAST".

    by veebeeyes

    It's not like he has sex with the mold, or keeps mold around because he likes to fantasize about mold while having sex with someone/something who/that is not mold. He just likes mold, so he grows mold. And that's all there is to it. It's no different than someone who likes violent videogames buying God of War. Except for the fact that God of War isn't mold.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 1:26 a.m. CST

    AVATAR - Fucking our eyeballs in 2009 !!!!

    by Motoko Kusanagi

    nuthin else matters...

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 1:29 a.m. CST

    viggo says something dumb - egon shrugs at the camera

    by ironic_name

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 1:32 a.m. CST

    why does everyone hate Ghostbuster's II?

    by depalma25

    Granted I saw the film when I was a child, but i've always felt it had the same charm and mixture of comedy and special-effects extravanza that the first one had. I love the lines "Where's my favorite shirt?" "It's in the hamper." "I have a hamper?"

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 1:36 a.m. CST

    Ghostbusters II Is Just Fine...

    by Rogue Planet

    It wasn't the greatest movie ever made, and it was a bit weak after the sheer awesomeness of the first film, but the second movie is the most eminently quotable. "Oh, but I woooed!" Janosz is the most quotable character of the film, but I still can't watch Lord of the Rings without screaming at Aragorn, "HE IS VIGO! YOU ARE ALL LIKE THE BUZZING OF FLIES TO HEEM!" Yeah, I know...sad.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 1:36 a.m. CST

    Ghostbusters make statue of liberty walk down street...

    by veebeeyes

    ...everyone cheers. Statue of Liberty then gets utterly fucking destroyed by the Ghostbusters...everyone cheers. And I wonder how much money Nintendo paid to have thier joystick be the only videogame controller on the market which is able to make the Statue of Liberty walk around and fuck shit up.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 1:40 a.m. CST

    Annoyyou...

    by depalma25

    Um, the Ambien is playing tricks on you. You got it right the first time around regarding correct form of "they're." You did, however, forget a question mark at the end of the third sentence.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 2:26 a.m. CST

    I JUST GOT SLIMED!!!

    by Sudynim

    That's what she said!

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 3:15 a.m. CST

    accurate information about GB game status

    by myspoonistoobig

    Activision dumped 90% of its current slate, so the game's rights reverted to Sony, who is making a deal with someone to publish it as I type this. The actual development of the game itself, from what I understand, is finished, and it just needs a new publisher. It will be out in 09.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 3:30 a.m. CST

    Everyone knows...

    by 69DUDE

    ..that the original line-up would be impossible to beat, and would draw endless comparisons if they were to go with a 'new' set of Ghostbusters. This is a very wise move keeping the original cast.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 3:34 a.m. CST

    Jack Black

    by jasper Stillwell

    Should this happen, (and let's face it - it probably will) - KEEP JACK BLACK AWAY FROM THIS. Keep that gurning fool as far from this as possible. The gulf in talent between the likes of him Murray, Ramis et al is too vast to even contemplate in this context.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 3:56 a.m. CST

    80s revival checklist...

    by warphoenix

    1) Ellen Ripley - been there done that =========================== 2) John McClane - checked 3) John Rambo - checked 4) Henry Jones Jr - checked 5) Peter Venkman and Co - checked =========================== Waiting List 6) Jack Burton

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 3:58 a.m. CST

    Eh??

    by Spidermonkee

    I guess I don't get why this doesn't read "Ramis and Ackyroyd" working on script for Ghostbusters III. Haven't those guys supposedly had an idea for it for years?

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 4:29 a.m. CST

    MEMO TO HOLLYWOOD STUDIOS: Please, pretty please, for the love o

    by Wonder Man

    COME UP WITH SOME NEW SHIT!!!! JESUS H FUCKING CHRIST... THERE ARE THOUSANDS UPON THOUSANDS OF SCREENWRITERS OUT THERE!!! SURELY THERE ARE NEW IDEAS WORTH TAKING A CHANCE ON... THAT'S HOW YOUR FOREBEARS DID IT IN THE PRECIOUS 1970S & 80S THAT YOU'RE SO HELLBENT ON PLUNDERING!!!!! FUCKING FUCKING FUCK FUCK FUUUUUUUUCK......... Just... enough enough enough ENOUGH WITH THE MOTHERFUCKING REMAKES/REBOOTS/REIMAGININGS/LONG-DELAYED SEQUELS ALREADY!!!!!!!!! Please. (I'd thank you for listening, but we both know that ain't gonna happen.)

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 4:35 a.m. CST

    Hasn't Akroyd been trying to do this for years?

    by pokadoo

    Hope he's involved!

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 4:37 a.m. CST

    "One time, I turned into a Dog...

    by pokadoo

    ...and these guys helped me." "Thankyou Lois, that was short, but pointless!" GB2 Rules!

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 4:49 a.m. CST

    "Vy Am I...

    by drew mcweeny

    ... drippings vith goo?"

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 4:59 a.m. CST

    Ghostbusters changed my life

    by Ecto-1

    I'm a rabid Ghostbusters fan. As a kid it was one of only a handful of films I got to see in the cinema as we didn't have a cinema where I lived. My parents didn't have a car so I usually had to wait until some other family member was taking their kids out of town to a cinema and ask if I could tag along. I had the Ghostbusters movie adaptation book and had read it a shit load of times before I even got to watch it in a cinema. But when I finally did, man, it just changed my life. Then when it came out on video, I had to pre book it and wait for weeks. When I finally got it, I must have watched it 20 times before it was returned to the shop. I'd watch it, rewind the tape, watch it again, and over and over. Drove my parents nuts. Once the rental-rush was over I used to rent it almost every weekend. Ghostbusters 2 was a bit of a let down, too much comedy and not enough creepy scares. But I have it on dvd cos it's worth it just for the court case scene. Anyway, as much as it pains me to be saying this, I think that they should recast it and have some new actors playing Venkman, Stantz, Egon and Winston. The original cast are just too old for this. Dan, Bill, Harold and Ernie will always be the original and the best. But I think that this film could still work with some new actors playing these great characters and hopefully lead to even more Ghostbusters movies.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 5:29 a.m. CST

    Sigourney Weaver has already said no...

    by emeraldboy

    When she was promoting her autistic drama snow cake. she said that she wouldnt be involved in Ghostbusters 3 or any more alien films.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 5:32 a.m. CST

    Better than Apatow/Rogen, but sill no good news.

    by DerLanghaarige

    :'(

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 5:33 a.m. CST

    I cant see A back to the future remake...

    by emeraldboy

    Because that film was very personal for Bob Gale and Bob Zemeckis. and it took them a very long time to get them made. at the end of BTTF 3. marty did what doc wanted and destroyed the delorean.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 6:35 a.m. CST

    The "World of the Psychic" bit from GB2 was hilarious

    by Koborover

    Bill Murray is at his best during the World of the Psychic scene. The look he gives to the camera when that girl tells him about her Holiday Inn experience has me in stitches every time. And hairless pets on a psychic show, LOL. I could go on about this scene, it has more great lines. But anyway it was a nice bit of continuity to see Venkman as the host of a TV show after Dana told him in GB1 that he looks more like a gameshow host (notice that look Venkman gives and the music that comes up after she says this, as if he remembers the advice). Peter MacNicol as Janosj was also wonderful by the way.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 6:50 a.m. CST

    Finally they can make up for GH2...

    by wildphantom07

    Man, I watched the sequel a few weeks back and it was awful. <p> The first one is gold, Men In Black being the only movie that ever got close to being anything like a decent sort of follow-up. <p> I want this made though. It could be brilliant

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 6:51 a.m. CST

    I meant GB2...

    by wildphantom07

    been playing too much Guitar Hero! sheesh

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 7:07 a.m. CST

    "I'd like to do some gynecological tests on the mother"

    by Larry Sellers

    I fucking hate remakes, reimaginings, reboots...but this sounds like it could really work. Ghostbusters was something I've always absolutely loved. Even GBII which had more good than bad I thought. Recasting or "the next generation" was one of my main concerns in a new film, but reuniting the old cast? With Stupnitksy and Eisenberg? They're hilarious. And teaming with Ramis is genius. My one worry is that while all of the episodes they've penned were heavy on laughs, very little actually happened to move the plot. Or it was just extremely underplayed and too too subtle (Dwight and Angela in "Job Fair"). But if Aykroyd and Ramis are involved, I'm sure they'll pad out the story with good stuff. The only fucking long-delayed sequel I've looked forward to since TPM.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 7:18 a.m. CST

    So let me be the first to say...

    by Kid Z

    ...Angelina Jolie as Gozer the Gozerian. Stupid fuckin' idea, but I just wanted to pre-empt all the morons who'll be spouting it sooner or later.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 7:22 a.m. CST

    How 80s was Ghostbusters?

    by durhay

    The Environmental Protection Agency guy was one of the bad guys.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 7:37 a.m. CST

    Yeah, what's with the GB2 hate?

    by DocPazuzu

    Sure, it wasn't as great as the first one but it had JANOSZ!!! It also had two of the funniest Bill Murray moments in either movie: <p> 1) Bill's awesome soap operatically whispered "Hello, Dana..." <p> 2) The look on Bill's face when Janosz "shakes" his hand. <p> Comedy GOLD!

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 7:38 a.m. CST

    "Janosz, where are you from?"

    by DocPazuzu

    "De Upper Vest Side."

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 7:39 a.m. CST

    The ghostbusters...

    by DocPazuzu

    ...were out of shape even back in '84 so nobody will notice the difference. Maybe Aykroyd needs to lose some weight, though.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 8:14 a.m. CST

    Why I Hate Ghostbusters 2:

    by darthpigman

    Egon. Watch Harold Ramis as Egon in the first movie. He smiles, once, maybe twice during the course of the entire movie. He's a Vulcan. In Ghostbusters 2, Ramis has a wry grin plastered on his face for the entire movie. He's not Egon. He's loveable pot-smoking Harold Ramis.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 8:18 a.m. CST

    "We had part of a slinky, but I straightened it."

    by CaptainTripps

    Hate on GB2 if you want, but it's still better than 99% of the sequels Hollywood shits out on a regular basis. Hell, it's better than a lot of the regular movies too! As for GB3, I'm excited, but I'm not gonna get my hopes up. I've heard this too many times to believe it will actually happen. I got too excited about the game, and look where that got me.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 8:22 a.m. CST

    Then why are you came?

    by darthpigman

    Yanosz was probably the best thing about GB2.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 8:26 a.m. CST

    hollywood will ruin this. think about it.

    by THE_ONE_MAN_GANG

    teenage model ghostbusters that are there just to set up a another sequel- super duper special effects that look way too real which makes them look fake-a female romantic lead that totally blows- etc. buuuut it would rule of they did it right .

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 8:28 a.m. CST

    HHMMMMMMMMMMMM

    by Avalanchefan

    Nice idea, but cant help but think its about 15 years to late.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 8:30 a.m. CST

    It'll have the Ghostbuster Kids..

    by malificus

    ..the Hollywood-slick children of the Ghostbusters but it will rip off the Home Alone concept, entire squad goes out of town for a convention and the kids gotta strap on the equipment and save the city....while Joe Pesci hijinks as the mayor.It'll leave a stink in the theater very-much like chili farts....chili farts.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 8:43 a.m. CST

    I'm lapping this shit up

    by Dr. Egon Spengler

    Be honest, how many of you pretended you were a Ghostbuster when you were young? Me? My brothers and I had all the toys, everything. One of the best Christmas mornings we ever had is when all three of us opened our proton packs. I still have vivid memories of my brothers and I running around the basement with our proton packs pretending to be the Ghostbusters; being an 80s kid was great!

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 8:48 a.m. CST

    GB2's music

    by sapno_krei

    I knew something was wrong with GB2 when I realized the musical score was not by Elmer Bernstein. I was only 12 when I saw it in the theater, but the difference was very noticeable to me. Strange how something you can't even see on screen can affect you experience of a movie.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 8:53 a.m. CST

    Valentines Day...bummer.

    by Campion

    So your alien had a room at the Holiday Inn, Paramus?" Those two movies are some of the very few I can watch anytime and not feel like I've seen them too much, though I have. Make sense?

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 9:02 a.m. CST

    I just can't see this being good.

    by Vinster

    Every movie that had a sequal years later sucked. Indy was only mildly entertaining, any Star Wars movies after the originals were a let down, even Live Free Die Hard wasn't the same. I just think the time for this has past. And I'm a huge GB fan. But getting new blood to put on the packs is just going to weaken and tarnish the original. Man if this goes through, I really hope they don't mess it up. Ugh.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 9:10 a.m. CST

    Reitmen Directing????

    by eric haislar

    If not i wonder who?

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 9:26 a.m. CST

    It'll NEVER Happen

    by Sithdan

    Sorry to burst everyone's bubble, but there's no fucking way in hell this project will ever materialize. The cast is way too old and have lost interest. Rick Moranis has retired from acting and Bill Murray has stated several times he would not strap on the proton pack again (his back couldn't support it anyway). This isn't the first time someone has attempted to resurrect the dead Ghostbusters franchise. Just Google an aborted screenplay entitled "Hell Bent" and that shall put this to rest.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 9:33 a.m. CST

    Vigo the Carpathian

    by Abominable Snowcone

    Vigo the Despised Vigo the Cruel Vigo the Unholy...he is VIGO!<p> I hope this works on some level. Because Vinster is right.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 9:39 a.m. CST

    Look

    by Abominable Snowcone

    For this to work, Dana and Peter have to be married, or at least together, and Dana's son Oscar(raised by Dana and Peter) is now a grad student taking over the paranormal family biz with dad and his uncles. Hell, you can even give the guy a "superpower" like telepathy and attribute it to his abduction / encounter with Vigo. And naturally, Oscar will be a Jets fan, and will appear in the film at least once wearing a Favre jersey.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 9:41 a.m. CST

    If they introduce young ghostbusters

    by Abominable Snowcone

    in all black leather, that's it--I'll kill myself

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 10:19 a.m. CST

    Wasn't he also Vigo the Butch?

    by Campion

    OK ok, no more, I promise...

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 10:25 a.m. CST

    They're getting the wrong writers

    by DrMeyer

    As good as these guys from The Office may be, the best writers apart from Ackroyd & Ramis are Straczynski & DiTillio, who did the first few seasons of the animated series. Rehashing old plots and characters will just cheapen this. As to the weaselly little shit from Ally McSqeaul, he's got a very good job on NUMB3RS right now, and I doubt he'd leave it. I honestly don't see this getting past development hell.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 10:46 a.m. CST

    Mother pus bucket!

    by performingmonkey

    'Are you, Alice, menstruating right now?' 'What's that got to do with it?' ' Back off man, I'm a scientist.'

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 11 a.m. CST

    That's gotta be some cockroach

    by Heckles

    Bite your head off, man.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 11:02 a.m. CST

    BassMasters. It's a fishing show!

    by CaptainTripps

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 11:05 a.m. CST

    "and next week: Naked pets. Weird"

    by Lost Jarv

    shit- don't hate on GB2

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 11:06 a.m. CST

    Ghostbusters...

    by I AM ROCKO

    a bond fide classic, Ghostbusters 2 is great, "I worked with better, but not many", always cracks me up...

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 11:20 a.m. CST

    NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!

    by TheWaqman

    The US Office is a piece of shit. I'm definitely not excited for this at all.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 11:53 a.m. CST

    Just like to say that Ghostbusters 2 wasn't bad

    by Dapper Swindler

    It was pretty darn good. Not as good as the first, but a worthy sequel that did not disappoint.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 12:08 p.m. CST

    Guess that means the game WAS cancelled then?

    by WickedJester

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 12:09 p.m. CST

    Where do these stairs go?

    by HoboCode

    They go up.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 12:09 p.m. CST

    Who the hell...

    by DocPazuzu

    ...does Bill Murray think he is? After that Garfield shit the only thing he has any right getting snooty about is if he gets offered the supporting role in "2 girls, 1 mouth".

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 12:26 p.m. CST

    Bill Murray

    by What The Duck

    I heard he is doing the voice for the video game. I wonder why he wouldn't do the movie? anyway im sick of all these projects from my childhood being raped.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 12:33 p.m. CST

    "I think it can hear you, Ray"

    by Toulon

    PLEASE get the whole cast back, PLEASE get Slimer in there (NOT as a friendly ghost!), PLEASE make fun of everyone's weight, AND PLEASE FOR THE LOVE OF GOD AND ALL THAT IS HOLY DON'T LET THIS SUCK!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 12:49 p.m. CST

    Bill Murray's cameo in Get Smart...

    by HoboCode

    was the only thing funny in the film.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 12:49 p.m. CST

    Sponges migrate about a foot and a half

    by Klytus_I.m_Bored

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 1:18 p.m. CST

    "Yes...the scourge...I've heard all this..."

    by El Gooche

    Am I the only one that thinks the Boogey Man story line from the animated series would make a perfect story for the big screen?

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 1:27 p.m. CST

    I said it before

    by antonphd

    Get the cast of The 40 Year old Virgin to be the new cast of Ghostbusters.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 1:38 p.m. CST

    WHO YOU GONNA CALL?

    by Abominable Snowcone

    NBC Script writers!<p> (cue deflating erection)

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 1:40 p.m. CST

    El Gooche

    by Abominable Snowcone

    Yeah, Peter MacNichols or whatever the heck his name is had a great turn as Janosh. "Yes! Command me, Lord!" He was great in Dragonslayer and on Ally McBeal as well.<p> DA scourge of carpathia! Da sorrow of muldavia!

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 1:58 p.m. CST

    Awesome! But please NO Stiller, Vaughn, Wilson, Farrel etc!!!!

    by theyreflockingthisway

    They're in every damn comedy film that comes out these days and I'm so sick of them. I spend their movies sat there thinking "when is the Owen Wilson cameo going to be - oh there it is. Now, I wonder when the Will Farrell cameo will be..." <br><br> I want the classic deadpan comedy of Murray, Aykroyd and Ramis - busting ghosts one last time. New Ghostbusting team? Who cares? We saw rookie and had a new recruit (Winston)in the first movie (and one in the second if you count Louis).

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 2:05 p.m. CST

    You're not with Con Ed or the phone company, so tell me another

    by theyreflockingthisway

    I got a major gas leak here! Where do you think all this is coming from!? The sky!?!? <br><br> (just had to jump in with another hilarious Ghostbusters 2 quote).

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 2:17 p.m. CST

    This has the stench of being a paycheck movie

    by Xiphos_2

    Leave it be Hollywood, the firt two were plenty good enough thank you very much.<p> All this third movie will be is a crappy, hollow, cynical, retelling of the first with a "hot" WB network "star" in the Pete Venkman role. They'll make Spengler or Stantz a hot WB chick and the love interest for Venkman who is now an action star. <p> Fuck this movie, fuck it right up its stupid ass.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 2:42 p.m. CST

    You come back to shake my monkey tree?

    by Abominable Snowcone

    You're next, Bubbles.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 2:46 p.m. CST

    NOBODY Steps on a church in My Town

    by DarthFloyd

    1...2...3...Roast 'em!

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 3:15 p.m. CST

    Ungrateful little yuppie larva

    by Campion

    Still a line I use today when I look at all the over-privileged kids with too many expensive toys.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 3:32 p.m. CST

    So

    by malpaso

    We can expect "Ghost Busters 3" to mock Asian women? Seriously, I may be alone but I cannot see why the American version of "The Office" is considered even remotely humorous.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 3:35 p.m. CST

    Yeah since all of the other 80's hits have sequels

    by Roketopunch

    and have totally sucked. Let's make another. I know it's money in their pockets but look at the track record Die Hard = extra chunky suck. Indiana Jones= two gulp suck Let's go with another Ghostbusters will probably be = regurgitate then suck, regurgitate again and suck.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 3:44 p.m. CST

    Why GB2 sucks

    by Chief Joseph

    Because it was just a rehash of the first one and extremely un-original. I could give you a million examples. Both start out with the boys down&out and get finally get in business with a musical montage. Both have geeks in love with Dana that get possessed. Both have antagonists with phallic names (A line cut from GB2 even has Venkman mocking "Hard-on-meyer"'s name.) Both have Venkman trying to win over Dana and eventually succeeding. Both have suitmation creatures stomping on NYC.<br> Just pay attention to GB2 the next time you watch it and you'll see there's hardly anything original in it.<br> And yes, the score sucked. They'd have been better off just recycling Elmer Bernstein's stuff. (They couldn't get Bernstein for GB2 because he was pissed they deleted parts of his score in favor of '80s pop like Magic & Savin' the Day.)

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 3:47 p.m. CST

    re: Bill Murray participation

    by Chief Joseph

    Bill Murray doing this is a real possibility. Besides the good point made above that he did freakin' GARFIELD, he now has a very ugly divorce to pay off.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 3:53 p.m. CST

    Chief you forgot one other similarity

    by Campion

    They were BOTH funny!

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 4 p.m. CST

    Please don't suck

    by codefool

    Please don't suck. I was only in 2nd grade when Ghostbusters came out. The cartoon ruled. Then I was disallusioned when Ghostbusters 2 came out, that horried pile of crap. Please don't suck.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 4:06 p.m. CST

    Remember the time...

    by theflash95

    ...you tried to drill a hole through your head? Egon - That would have worked if you hadn't stopped me.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 4:11 p.m. CST

    This needs to be good.

    by Stallion_Cornell

    I've worked in the private sector. They expect results.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 4:17 p.m. CST

    Maybe I should draw everyone a picture

    by Sithdan

    THIS ISN'T GOING TO HAPPEN. PERIOD.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 4:30 p.m. CST

    I couldn't imagine GB without Magic and Saving the Day

    by The Winged Doucheman

    As dated as those songs seem now, they set the mood for the accompanying scene.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 4:37 p.m. CST

    "The walls in the 53rd Precinct were bleeeeding..."

    by finky089

    Always loved the way that guy says that line.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 4:39 p.m. CST

    The song Magic is a great song

    by finky089

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 4:40 p.m. CST

    GB 3: Bill Murray gives Dana the "Aunt Jamima Treatment"

    by finky089

    Stripes rules!

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 4:47 p.m. CST

    Viggy, Viggy, Viggy, you've been a Bad Monkey!

    by finky089

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 4:52 p.m. CST

    Nope

    by WolfmanNards

    If it's not scripted by Aykroyd and Ramis and Directed by Ivan Reitman or Ramis, then don't make it.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 4:56 p.m. CST

    GB2 was OK

    by Chief Joseph

    But not great. The JMS Real Ghostbusters episodes blew GB2 away.<br> "[Cthulhu] makes Gozer look like Little Mary Sunshine." - Egon Spengler<br> By the way, the entire Real Ghostbusters series is being released on DVD. Problem is, you have to buy the entire series. And we all know the series went to kiddie hell after JMS left and Dave "You Oughta Know" Coulier replaced Lorenzo Music. <br>Lorenzo Music's firing was allegedly due to either A) A Bill Murray temper tantrum, or B) a middle-management sycophant blowing an offhanded Bill Murray comment out of proportion.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 5:14 p.m. CST

    GB1 only 7.7 at imdb.com

    by Chief Joseph

    I'm shocked at its low rating.<br> I voted (which I rarely do) it a 10; hopefully some of my fellow Ghostbusters fans here will head over and try to vote it up into the top 250.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 5:15 p.m. CST

    Lorenzo Music MADE Venkman in the RGB series

    by finky089

    I can hardly watch any of the ones with Dave "Cut It Out!" Coulier.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 5:19 p.m. CST

    Chief Jo, that's b/c IMDB users are tasteless morons

    by finky089

    only one step below AICN TBers. ;)

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 5:33 p.m. CST

    Will Only Work If Ray Parker Jr Onboard

    by _Maltheus_

    ...with a gansterized version of "Who Ya Gonna Call?" Ok perhaps not. But it does sound interesting and I normally avoid remakes and sequels (which means I don't see many new movies anymore). They should bring in a young Slimer from the CW to get the kids to turn out. The original Slimer is too fat for the part now.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 6:42 p.m. CST

    Yesssssssssssssssss

    by moonlightdrive

    This is the best news for ages. They HAVE to get the original cast back though (well main Ghostbuster's anyway) and also, definitely Slimer!!!! And he better not look all fucked up just because of advances in special effects technology. He looked shit hot before.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 7:34 p.m. CST

    How about making it in...

    by wyvern

    3D?I think it would work quite well with all the ghost.Long as there is still a good story and good acting.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 7:39 p.m. CST

    Nope finky089 you're wrong...

    by TheWaqman

    They're a few steps above us AICN TBers. I just visited a talkback that had a user saying Fantastic Four was better than The Dark Knight......hopeless. Anyways I'm not excited about this news. The US Office isn't really that well written to be honest, prefer the BBC version but we should save that for another discussion. These writers really aren't suited for Ghostbusters, but eh whatever if they churn out a good script I'll be happy. Bring Murray with you! His non-comedic career is really good nowadays but I still want to see him Ghostbusters 3.

  • Sept. 5, 2008, 8:21 p.m. CST

    THR says its a remake.....

    by Dr. Lector

    sept.5th Friday..The Hollywood Reporter said that this is actually a remake and not a sequel.

  • Sept. 6, 2008, 10:12 a.m. CST

    "...because one day I got turned into a dog and they helped me,

    by Koborover

    Don't forget the courtroom scene from GB2, hilarious! Love it when the judge yells SHUT UP to the audience when they start to cheer for the Ghostbusters.

  • Sept. 8, 2008, 11:38 a.m. CST

    No it (GB2) does not suck...

    by El Gooche

    people just love to hate! And Abominable...Janozsh (sp?) and the courtroom scene alone make it an instant classic! "Oh but I woo-ed!" I totally did not now he starred in Dragonslayer until I bought the DVD a few months back!