After successfully rebooting the franchise with 2021 Ghostbusters: AfterlifeSony Pictures continues the story with a brand new sequel, and Gil Kenan (Monster House, Poltergeist) takes the directing reigns. The untitled Ghostbusters: Afterlife sThe equel is being filmed under the working title Fire Departmentand filming just started this week!
Check out the first photo from the set below…
Jason Reitmanwhich he directed Ghostbusters: Afterlife, is the production of the upcoming sequel. The film is slated to bring ghosts back to theaters December 20, 2023.
Ernie Hudson is said to return once more as Winston Zeddemore, with McKenna Grace, Paul Ruddand Carrie Coon is also expected to return to Life after death follow.
Last we heard, the upcoming film will return to New York and the iconic fireplace made famous in the original ghost Busters movies – hence the working title, Fire Department.
The first teaser for the sequel came in the form of a Life after death post-credits scene.
“It’s an absolute honor to pick up the proton pack and step behind the camera for the next chapter in the Spengler family saga. I just wish I could go back to 1984 and tell the kid in sixth grade at Mann Valley West that one day he was going to direct a ghost Busters movie,” Kenan said in a recent statement.
“A few years ago, my father gave me the keys to the Ecto-1 and together we built Ghostbusters: Afterlife”, Reitman added at the time. “Words will never express how grateful I am to have made a film with my father by my side. It’s time to hand those keys over to my creative partner and colleague GHOST HUNTER Gil Kenan, a brilliant director who will keep Spengler’s spirit alive. I can only hope that I will provide him with the same productive care and support that my father showed me.”
Back to the Firehouse. First day!#GHOST BUSTERS pic.twitter.com/VloRiAuCyR
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