‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife’ [previously titled Ghostbusters: Legacy or Ghostbusters: From Beyond in some markets] is an upcoming American supernatural comedy-drama film.
It is directed by Jason Reitman and written by Reitman and Gil Kenan.
It stars Carrie Coon, Finn Wolfhard, Mckenna Grace, and Paul Rudd, while Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Ernie Hudson, Sigourney Weaver, and Annie Potts reprise their roles from the original films.
This film is the direct sequel to Ghostbusters (1984) and Ghostbusters II (1989) and the fourth film overall in the Ghostbusters franchise.
But, what can we expect from this film? Here’s everything we know about it so far.
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‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife’ Cast Explained
- Finn Wolfhard as Trevor
- Mckenna Grace as Phoebe
- Paul Rudd as Mr. Grooberson
- Carrie Coon as Callie
- 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 Thicknec
- Tracy Letts as Jack
- J. K. Simmons
- Sydney Mae Diaz as Swayze
‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife’ Movie Plot
Set in the modern day, Ghostbusters: Afterlife follows two teenagers and their single mother who move to Summerville, Oklahoma to live on a farm inherited from their late grandfather.
When unexplained phenomena plague the town, the children discover their grandfather was one of the Ghostbusters.
He was the heroes of a largely forgotten event known as the “Manhattan Crossrip of 1984”.
The children, and their science teacher (Paul Rudd) must learn to use their grandfather’s tools in order to save the town.
‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife’ release date: When is it arriving?
“Ghostbusters: Afterlife,” a sequel to the blockbuster comedy, will hit theaters in 2021. The movie is now expected to debut on November 11, 2021.
Like nearly every film slated for 2020, Sony has hopscotched the release date for “Ghostbusters: Afterlife” multiple times during the pandemic.
It was originally scheduled to open in July 10, 2020 before it was pushed to March 5, 2021 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
On October 21, Sony pushed the films once again to June 11, 2021, then later in January 2021 shifted the release to November 11, 2021.
The film will be released in IMAX, RealD 3D, and Dolby Cinema.
How can I watch Ghostbusters afterlife?
However, all the movies are available to buy or rent on your preferred digital storefront, including iTunes, Vudu, Prime, Google Play, and YouTube. Ghostbusters: Afterlife will release in theaters on November 11, 2021.
Trailer of ‘Ghostbusters 3’
Sony Pictures has released the official trailer for ‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife’ on December 9, 2019. If you don’t watch it yet, so the trailer is here:
So, how was the trailer? Did you like it? Do share your thoughts about it in the comments section given at the end of this post.
The film was one of many blockbuster movies from Sony Pictures to delay because of the novel coronavirus pandemic, joining movies like the Jared Leto superhero horror movie Morbius in 2021.
The first “Ghostbusters” was directed by Ivan Reitman, and written by Aykroyd and Harold Ramis. The supernatural comedy, starring Murray, Aykroyd and Ramis as ghost-catching parapsychologists, became a pop culture phenomenon.
“Ghostbusters” grossed $295 million in ticket sales worldwide, making it the highest-grossing comedy at the time.
Finally, Ghostbusters: Afterlife is coming out in the United States on November 11, 2021.
So, these are the major information about the film. Are you excited to watch it? Let us know in the comments section.