Bill Murray Opens Up About Ghostbusters

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For fans of the original Ghostbusters, the possibility of a new installment to the franchise has been a topic of conversation for over 20 years. In almost every interview conducted with Bill Murray, there has at least been a passing question of the viability of a reboot.

Let’s fast forward to 2016. Much has changed. We now have a first trailer for the Ghostbusters reboot starring SNL alums Kristen WiigKate McKinnon, and newcomer Leslie Jones. Filling out the cast is Wiig’s Bridesmaids co-star and SNL favorite Melissa McCarthy. Here is the trailer for the newest installment of GB. 

And now, with the announcement that Bill Murray will be giving a cameo, here is what he has to say about Ghostbusters 3 so far.

Executive Producer Dan Aykroyd weighs in on the status of the Ghostbusters reboot.

Now, I want to go back in time a bit and focus on why we’re all here in the first place. There are some great resources online about he original Ghostbusters.

Here is an incredibly awkward interview Ramis did just before the release of Ghostbusters.

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Visual FX behind Ghostbusters.

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And then there was this awesome moment.

And this…

For more perspective, let’s turn to some fan videos on the topic of Ghostbusters.

Sigourney Weaver acts out a scene with the special effects team.

Miniatures were used to create the scene with the giant Stay Puft marshmallow man.

Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis in front of Ecto-1.

Director Ivan Reitman with Bill Murray and Sigourney Weaver.

A model of Slimer, the Ghostbuster's paranormal mascot.

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