Dan Akyroyd Confirms Original Cast Returning For ‘Ghostbusters 2020’

Dan Akyroyd, one of the stars and writers of the original Ghostbusters film confirms that much of the original cast will return for Ghostbusters 2020.

While appearing on The Greg Hill Show, Dan Akyroyd confirmed that he and a few other members of the original cast of Ghostbusters finished filming for Ghostbusters 2020, which is directed by Academy Award-nominee Jason Reitman; the son of the original film’s director Ivan Reitman, whom serves as a producer on the film.

During this recent interview, Dan Akyroyd described his experience working on Ghostbusters 2020 comparing it favorably to the original films from 1984 and 1989:

“Jason Reitman wrote a beautiful, heartfelt script that takes the real DNA from the first two movies and transfers that directly to the third, the next generation. It hands the legacy off to a new generation of stars, and players, and actors, and characters.”

Ghostbusters 2020 will be a direct sequel to the original films and will ignore the events of Paul Feig’s reboot from 2016, which received mixed reviews from critics and fans alike and underperformed at the box office.

Dan Akyroyd and much of the surviving cast of the original films (with the exception of Rick Moranis) each had cameos in the 2016 reboot.

Are you excited to see Dan Akyroyd and much of the original cast return for Ghostbusters 2020? Sound off in the comments below, and be sure to continue following Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news on Dan Akyroyd and Ghostbusters 2020.

Directed by Jason Reitman from a script he co-wrote with Gil Kenan, Ghostbusters 2020 stars McKenna Grace, Finn Wolfhard, Carrie Coon, Paul Rudd, Logan Kim, Celeste O’Connor, Bokeem Woodbine and Oliver Cooper. The film will also feature the return of original cast members Bill Murray, Dan Akyroyd, Ernie Hudson, Sigourney Weaver and Annie Potts.

Ghostbusters 2020 will hit theaters on July 10, 2020.

Source: The Greg Hill Show

DC Universe Debuts ‘Doom Patrol’ Character Posters

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Doom PatrolAlong with the premiere of the first teaser for Doom Patrol, DC Universe also debuted a collection of character posters for each of the members of perhaps the strangest team of characters to be adapted in live-action form for DC Comics.

In particular, these new character posters highlight Timothy Dalton's The Chief, Diane Guerrero's Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade's Cyborg, April Bowlby's Elasti-Woman, Matt Bomer's Negative Man and Brendan Fraser's Robotman. These posters each follow unique designs that reflect the nature of each character and tease unique personalities amongst the group as well.

You can start the gallery of new posters by clicking "Next".

Which of these Doom Patrol posters is your favorite? Are you excited to see what the cast brings to these roles? Sound off in the comments below, and be sure to continue following Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news in the DC Universe.

Doom Patrol is a reimagining of one of DC’s strangest group of outcast Super Heroes which includes: Matt Bomer as Larry Trainor/Negative Man, Brendan Fraser as Cliff Steele/Robotman, April Bowlby as Elasti-Woman, Diane Guerrero as Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade as Victor Stone/Cyborg and Timothy Dalton as Dr. Niles Caulder/The Chief.

Here is the synopsis for the show:

“Doom Patrol will find the reluctant heroes in a place they never expected to be, called to action by Cyborg, who comes to them with a mission hard to refuse, but with a warning that is hard to ignore: their lives will never, ever be the same.”

Doom Patrol will premiere on February 15, 2019 exclusively on DC Universe.

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