Sony Pictures has announced that the next Ghostbusters movie will premiere on December 20, 2023.
The studio announced its upcoming schedule and confirmed that a new Ghostbusters movie will hit theaters next year following the success of the recent reboot, Ghostbusters: Afterlife. Director Jason Reitman and writer Gil Kenan have also confirmed that the sequel will return to the series’ home in New York City for the sequel.
Ghostbusters: Afterlife was released in 2021 and follows the grandchildren of one of the original Ghostbusters, Egon Spengler. However, the action takes place on a farm in Oklahoma, far away from New York City.
Carrie Coon plays Callie Spengler, while Finn Wolfhard and Mckenna Grace play her children Trevor and Phoebe. Paul Rudd also appears as science teacher and seismologist Gary Grooberson.
Ghostbusters: Afterlife was directed by Jason Reitman, the son of original Ghostbusters director Ivan Reitman.
In addition to being commercially successful, Ghostbusters: Afterlife was also a critical hit. IGN’s review gave the film a 9 saying fans will be ready to “fall in love with the Ghostbusters all over again.”
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