Producer-director Ivan Reitman, whose wildly successful comedies of the ‘70s and ‘80s included the blockbuster Ghostbusters, died in his sleep on Feb. 12 in Montecito, Calif., his family confirmed to the Associated Press. He was 75. The cause of death was not released.
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has not only officially announced their Ghostbusters: Afterlife 4K, Blu-ray and DVD release, but a jam-packed box set that has some brand new special features.
We’ve already received several Ghostbusters releases, but the forthcoming Ghostbusters Ultimate Collection is truly loaded with new extras, including an extremely rare 114-minute “Preview Cut” of the original film (presented in Standard Definition) and lost Dana Barrett audition footage with several prominent actresses that all lost out to Sigourney Weaver. The “Preview Cut” of the film is said to be an unearthed early cut of the film with “alternate takes, additional scenes, early effects” and more. It’s unclear the depth of the changes, but it could include some of the newly-discovered footage included on the Steelbook release.
A new International trailer has been released for Ghostbusters: Afterlife. The film is coming exclusively to theaters on November 18th 2021. Continue reading
Director Jason Reitman has released a new poster for Ghostbusters: Afterlife. The poster confirms Sony’s intention to release the film exclusively to theaters on November 18th; a move which has become rare with most major studio releases choosing to release on VOD/Streaming either the same day or within two weeks of theatrical release. Continue reading
A new teaser has been released for Ghostbusters: Afterlife, which is due to release on November 11, 2021.
Sony Pictures has announced moved the release date of Ghostbusters: Afterlife from once more from March 2021 to June 11, 2021, which will be the same weekend as the first Ghostbusters film was released in 1984. It becomes the latest tentpole shift in the theatrical calendar given the ongoing restrictions of movie theaters amid the pandemic. The film originally had a July 10, 2020 release date before it was moved this past March due to the coronavirus. Continue reading
CLEANIN’ UP THE TOWN: Remembering Ghostbusters, is the definitive retrospective documentary, resulting from twelve years of research and production from film-making duo Anthony & Claire Bueno. It charts the making of the original 1984 Ghostbusters, featuring interviews with director Ivan Reitman, and lead cast Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver, Harold Ramis and Ernie Hudson. Continue reading