‘Ghostbusters’ fans are anxiously awaiting the next installment of the franchise.
Jason Reitman directs the Sony Pictures project, which is set to hit theaters on July 10, 2020. It will serve as a sequel to the 1989 ‘Ghostbusters 2′ film. Reitman, who co-wrote the script with Gil Kenan, appeared on Bill Burr’s podcast, “Monday Morning Podcast”, to discuss the film. He described it as a “love letter” to the ‘Ghostbusters’ franchise (via Bloody Disgusting):
“This is going to be a love letter to Ghostbusters,” said Reitman. “I love this franchise, I grew up watching it, I consider myself the first Ghostbusters fan – I was seven years old when that movie came out and I love it.
“I want to make a movie for my fellow Ghostbusters fans. We are, in every way, trying to go back to the original technique and hand the movie back to the fans.”
Reitman also suggested that he and his crew are going to their limits to give their ‘Ghostbusters’ sequel a feel as similar to the originals as possible:
“We went back to the work files for the sound of the proton pack. And we went back to the stems of Elmer Berstein’s score,” Reitman said.
“Just for where it says, in the teaser, ‘Summer 2020,’ we went back and found the original physical vinyl letters they used to create the Ghostbusters poster in 1984.
“Rescanned them and then our titles guys reprinted them. We filmed