Ghostbusters animated film with new characters announced by Sony


One of the most famous questions in cinema, “Who are you going to call?” just got a broader response. In the mid-1980s, you could only count on a small group of ghost hunters to take care of your paranormal issues. But after the 2016 remake and Ghostbusters: Afterlifewe’re getting a new set of characters who aren’t afraid of ghosts to join the party: a new ghost hunters The animated feature was announced today to celebrate Ghostbusters Day, commemorating the date the first film was released in 1984.

A new film had already been teased by the president of Sony Tom Rothman back in May. In an interview, the boss of the studio confirmed not only that ghostbusters 5 was in active development, but suggested the franchise universe would soon be expanding. Well, we now know at least part of the extent of this expansion.


In addition to the new animated series announced this morning for Netflix, the franchise shared plans for an animated feature with all new characters and a fresh perspective. Jennifer Kluska and Chris Prynoski are attached to helm the new film written by Brenda Hsueh for Sony Animation.

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Details of the new ghost hunters The film is still being kept under wraps, but it’s safe to say the story will follow a group of people who pursue and imprison supernatural threats. As we know, however, an expanded universe opens up many possibilities for the franchise, including a team-up in future installments. Maybe even the return of Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnonand Leslie Jones? While the new movie is expected to introduce new characters, we’d love to see those Ghostbusters again. Come on, you know they deserve another chance.

ghost hunters first created in 1984 and he played Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, Bill Murray, Ernie Hudson, and Sigourney Weaver. The action-comedy quickly became a box office success, grossing nearly $300 million against a budget of $30 million. It spawned a sequel and a reboot, as well as a late trio that premiered in 2021 and did well in theaters as well.

Sony has yet to reveal any additional details about the new ghost hunters film, including cast, director and release window. Check out the official’s announcement tweet ghost hunters Twitter account below.


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