There’s something strange, in the neighborhood, so who you gonna call? Harold Ramis! Ramis, who co-wrote and starred in the first two films, shed some light on the hotly anticipated sequel.
yes, columbia is developing a script for GB3 with my year one writing partners, gene stupnitsky and lee eisenberg. judd apatow is co-producing year one and has made several other films for sony, so of course the studio is hoping to tap into some of the same acting talent. aykroyd, ivan reitman and i are consulting at this point, and according to dan, bill murray is willing to be involved on some level. he did record his dialogue for the new ghostbusters video game, as did danny and i, and ernie hudson. the concept is that the old ghostbusters would appear in the film in some mentor capacity. not much else to say at this point. everyone is confident a decent script can be written and i guess we’ll take it from there.
This fits pretty well with what we’ve heard so far (first story on the subject here). I’m not that enthusiastic about the old team mentoring the new team scenario though, it seems kind of convential to me. Why not have the old team losing face to a new team of cocky hotshots and having the community turn their backs on them. Then there could be huge threat the new guys aren’t capable of dealing with on their own and thus they’d turn to the old team, appreciating the value of wisdom and experience over fancy gadgets and stuff. What do you think?