Harold Ramis' Death Will Alter Ghostbusters III
But sequel will still be made
By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff
Posted Feb 26, 2014 10:30 AM CST
In an undated file photo, Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, center, and Harold Ramis, right, appear in a scene from the 1984 movie "Ghostbusters."   (AP Photo, File)

(Newser) Ghostbusters III will still be made following Harold Ramis' death, but the script will be reworked, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Ramis was originally to appear in a cameo in the sequel alongside fellow original co-stars Dan Aykroyd and Bill Murray; the trio was to pass the reins to a new ghostbusting team. (Who might that new team be? Prior to Ramis' death, the most recent rumor involved Jonah Hill and Emma Stone, according to the Huffington Post.) Ivan Reitman, who is directing Ghostbusters III, will meet with Sony producers soon to figure out a plan, sources say. But the script was not very far along yet, and filming was not planned to begin this year.

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rickydarlin
Feb 27, 2014 8:36 AM CST
make it like a ghost sucks him up in a sweeper
UnkieStu
Feb 27, 2014 5:38 AM CST
Ramis and the ghost of the dead librarian are having rip roaring sex on a table in the research center of the library, in the new movie. The female ghost is heard to be screaming, "Thank you, Lord. Oh, THANK you Lord!" So, they are deleting the words but allowing you to read their lips...Then, some little kid from a TV commercial is chopped in who says, "Dis-Gusting!"
Southbound
Feb 26, 2014 7:30 PM CST
Since Ghostbusters II bombed, why is a third movie even being made?