Thirty-six years after the original film was released, the Ghostbusters franchise is back with a brand-new installment. The title of his supernatural comedy-drama film is Ghostbusters: Afterlife. This film is the direct sequel to Ghostbusters released in 1984 and Ghostbusters II released in 1989. This film is the fourth installment overall in the Ghostbusters franchise. Jason Reitman is the director of Ghostbusters: Afterlife. This upcoming film is written by Reitman and Gil Kenan.
Since the release of Ghostbusters II in 1984, the third film of this franchise went through various stages of development. But Sony made a reboot of the 1984 film Ghostbusters II instead. This film did not do well in the box. So, Reitman started making a direct sequence of the original films. Distributed by Sony Pictures Releasing, the release date of this film is June 11, 2021. The film is going to release on IMAX, RealD 3D, and Dolby Cinema.
Synopsis of Ghostbusters: Afterlife (2021):
The story of Ghostbusters: Afterlife is not going to have the same continuity as the 2016 film Ghostbusters had. The film has a direct connection with the second installment of this franchise. This film’s story is about a single mother and her children. When they move to a new town, they discover a mysterious tie to the Ghostbusters from thirty years ago.
We will see the original Ghostbusters casts in their iconic roles. Ghostbusters: Afterlife is bringing back the two stars casts from the first two movies. Sigourney Weaver will be there with Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd and Ernie Hudson. Harold Ramis who portrayed Dr. Egon Spengler passed away in 2014. But this actor will be shown honorably with a fitting tribute. This film will also introduce us to Egon’s grandkids. Comedian Paul Rudd has joined the cast as a new character.
Story Ghostbusters: Afterlife (2021):
The story of Ghostbusters: Afterlife will connect to the original two films because this film will show Trevor (Wolfhard) and Phoebe (Grace). They are the grandchildren of Egon (Ramis).
This film is set in the modern era. The story will revolve around a single mother Callie (Carrie Coon) and her two kids Trevor (Wolfhard) and Phoebe (Grace). They shift to Summerville, Oklahoma to live on a farmhouse. Callie gets this farm from her father. But she never got to know her father. However, her father is one of the original Ghostbusters cast.
There, this family faces some unusual phenomenon and the children find out that they have a strong connection with the original Ghostbusters. They will try to find out who their grandfather was and how he is connected with the Ghostbusters. They will get to know that their grandfather was one of the Ghostbusters. Trevor will also find out the retro ambulance-turned-ghostbuster-car. On the other hand, science-obsessed Phoebe will discover a device that was shown in the original Ghostbusters films. This device can read psychokinetic energy and it is an important iconic tool.
In the previous movies, we got to know that Ghostbusters only aim is to protect the world from supernatural threats. Ghostbusters are the hero of “Manhattan Crossrip of 1984.” But memories of the real Ghostbusters’ 1984 have now faded away. So, the children will need some help from Mr. Grooberson (Pau Rudd). Schoolteacher Mr. Grooberson was just a kid during ‘The Manhattan Crossrip.’ He will help Trevor and Phoebe to find out more about the Ghostbusters.
In this film, the world will face a new supernatural threat. Phoebe will notice that major trouble is growing up in a hunted mine near the Oklahoma town. Now the twist is how Phoebe and Trevor will save the town from this new upcoming threat!
The Film’s Content Analysis:
- Cinematography: American cinematographer Eric Steelberg is doing the cinematography of
- Ghostbuster: Afterlife. There are a lot of movies where we saw Eric Steelberg collaborating with Jason Reitman.
- Editing: This film is edited by Dana E. Glauberman and Nathan Orloff.
- Art Director: A. Todd Holland is the art director of this new film.
- Directing: Jason Reitman is helming this film. Jason Reitman is the son of Ivan Reitman who was the franchise’s original director.
- Writing: The story of Ghostbusters: Afterlife is based on the 1984 film Ghostbusters
by Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis. Jason Reitman and Gil Kenan are the scriptwriters of this film.
Mckenna Grace as Phoebe
Finn Wolfhard as Trevor
Carrie Coon as Callie
Paul Rudd as Mr. Grooberson
Logan Kim as Phoebe’s classmate
Celeste O’Connor as Trevor’s classmate
Bill Murray as Dr. Peter Venkman
Dan Aykroyd as Dr. Raymond “Ray” Stantz
Ernie Hudson as Dr. Winston Zeddemore
Sigourney Weaver as Dana Barrett
Annie Potts as Janine Melnitz
Oliver Cooper as Elton
Bokeem Woodbine as Sheriff Domingo
Marlon Kazadi as Thickneck
Sydney Mae Diaz as Swayze
Tracy Letts as Jack
- Music: American Composer Rob Simonsen is scoring this film.
This movie is a supernatural comedy film. The theme of this film is ironic. Some horror materials can be scaring kids. But most of them are ironic and can make anyone laugh.
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Fans have been waiting for a new sequel since the release of Ghostbusters II in 1989. And it seems like their wait is almost in the end. A third film of the iconic Ghostbusters franchise is finally happening. But Ghostbusters: Afterlife does not seem to be the last installment of this franchise. Director Jason Reitman may bring a fourth movie of the Ghostbusters franchise. This time Ghostbusters: Afterlife will bring a different adventure for the new Ghostbusters. But you have to wait till summer, next year to see what is really going to happen in this long-desired project!