Original Ghostbusters director cried when he saw a cut of the new movie

Original Ghostbusters director Ivan Reitman cried after seeing an early lower of the brand new film, directed by his son Jason Reitman.

If Ivan Reitman is any indicator of what followers can count on from the upcoming Ghostbusters: Afterlife, then it’s going to be successful. Speaking to Empire, Afterlife director Jason Reitman talked about his father Ivan’s emotional response to seeing an early screening of the movie. The elder Reitman, who directed the primary two Ghostbusters films, made the journey to Sony’s lot to see a screening of the film together with his son and Sony executives in December. When it completed, he turned to son and mentioned “I’m so proud to be your father” with tears in his eyes.

That’s a reasonably strong seal of approval, notably given how beloved the unique franchise is and the way shut Ivan Reitman was with the forged. That Afterlife hits the mark in Ivan Reitman’s eyes says loads, particularly after the 2016 remake didn’t resonate with critics and audiences.

Ghostbusters: Afterlife arrives in theaters 30 years after the discharge of Ghostbusters 2. It follows the story of a bunch of children in Oklahoma who discover among the unique Ghostbusters’ gear. Dan Ackroyd, Bill Murray and Ernie Hudson are returning for what’s being hailed as a “legacy sequel” that introduces youthful characters so the legacy can proceed. Having unique forged members within the film helps to construct credibility.

Jason Reitman says Afterlife bridges the hole between humor and horror in the identical means that made the unique films so memorable. He recalled speaking concerning the undertaking with Steven Spielberg, who mentioned with out preamble: “Library Ghost – top ten scares of all time.”

Ghostbusters: Afterlife is predicted in theaters on June 11, 2021.

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