Paul Rudd Joins Jason Reitman's 'Ghostbusters 2020'

by Outsiders
June 27, 2019
According to Variety, Sony is in final negotiations with Paul Rudd to play a teacher in the new "Ghostbusters 2020," by Jason Reitman, son to Ivan Reitman who directed the original "Ghostbusters."

Additional cast in talks include Carrie Coon, Finn Wolfhard and Mckenna Grace.

The screenplay for Ghostbusters 2020 was co-written by Jason Reitman and Gil Kenan and plans to shoot the film are expected later this summer. Ivan Reitman would produce the new installment.

“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.

The studio isn't talking about plot details but sources within Variety explain 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 unknown how exactly it connects to the original Ghostbusters series. Sigourney Weaver is also rumored to return as Dana Barrett.



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80sboy4 - 2019-06-29 @ 9:52 pm

Interesting casting, I like this. Rudd is an good choice. I eagerly waiting for for more details on the new movie!

abnuggler - 2019-06-29 @ 9:07 pm

great casting, Ill watch Paul rudd in pretty much anything, being a ghostbusters movie is just icing on the cake

Belmont13 - 2019-06-28 @ 6:11 pm

I like this, I feel based on past performances that Paul Rudd would be a great fit for Ghostbusters.

EvilHayato - 2019-06-28 @ 4:08 pm

I am very okay with this decision... It has a much better potential than the last ones effort already.

Satam - 2019-06-28 @ 4:05 pm

Entertainment Weekly says Rudd will be playing a small town teacher.

THEAnimeHERO - 2019-06-28 @ 1:33 pm

I'm eagerly waiting for new stuff but I also hope with a new Ghostbusters film that the cartoon series can be back in print, especially Extreme Ghostbusters.

Figurecollector123 - 2019-06-28 @ 1:11 am

Already the best ghostbusters movie.

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