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Paul Rudd Joins ‘Ghostbusters 2020’ | #Ghostbusters #GB20

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Paul Rudd is in final negotiations to join Sony’s latest installment of Ghostbusters.


Sources tell Variety Rudd will play a teacher in the film.

Carrie Coon is also in talks for the not-so-secret project along with Stranger Things star Finn Wolfhard and Gifted star Mckenna Grace.

Jason Reitman, whose father Ivan Reitman directed the original Ghostbusters, will step into the director’s chair. He co-wrote the screenplay with Gil Kenan and plans to shoot the film later this summer. Ghostbusters 2020 is expected to hit theaters in summer of next year.

“I’ve been wanting to work with Paul Rudd since my short film opened for Wet Hot American Summer at Sundance. I’m thrilled he’ll be joining this new chapter in the original Ghostbusters universe,” said Jason Reitman.

Sony wouldn’t comment on plot details, but insiders tell Variety the story will be an extension of the original Ghostbusters and focus on a single mom and her family, with Coon playing the mom and Wolfhard playing her son. It’s…

Ghostbusters 3 Updates from #GhostbustersFanFest 2019

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Some updates from the World of Gozer about the upcoming third Ghostbusters movie!:


“He’s always here.” - Ivan Reitman when asked if the new Ghostbusters will explain Harold Ramis’ [Egon Spengler] absence:

View this post on Instagram ‪“He’s always here.” - Ivan Reitman when asked if the new Ghostbusters will explain Harold Ramis’ absence. ‪#ghostbusters #fanfest #gbfanfest #gb20 #gb35 #sony #ghostcorps ‬A post shared by Ghostbusters News (@ghostbustersnews) on Jun 8, 2019 at 6:45pm PDT

From io9:

Sigourney Weaver May Be Heading Back to Ghostbusters With a Few More Original Cast Members

By his own declaration, Jason Reitman’s upcoming Ghostbusters movie is for the fans. Yes, it will star mostly new characters, but “this is the next chapter in the original franchise,” he said earlier this year. “It is not a reboot. What happened in the ‘80s happened in the ‘80s, and this is set in the present day.”

With that in mind, the following tidbit may not come as a complete surprise, but it’s excitin…