In the first trailer for Jason Reitman’s upcoming film, the Ghostbusters have abandoned city life for the quietude of country living. Set 30 plus years after the original film, Ghostbusters: Afterlife has a big challenge in living up to the original eighties comedy classic. Dan Aykroyd and original film director Ivan Reitman, are heavily involved with this franchise restart with Reitman’s son Jason in place as the new director.
The film’s synopsis looks like this: “A single mom and her two kids arrive in a small town, they begin to discover their connection to the original ghostbusters and the secret legacy their grandfather left behind.” This new edition will not tie-in to the 2016 “Ghostbusters” flick starring Leslie Jones, Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, and Kate McKinnon.
Ghostbusters: Afterlife stars Carrie Coon, Finn Wolfhard, Mckenna Grace, and Paul Rudd.
The Columbia Pictures/Sony Pictures feature will hit theaters on July 10, 2020.