Ghostbusters Sequel Gets Release Date From Sony

Ghostbusters Afterlife has a sequel coming and the release date just got revealed. Fans can look forward to the follow-up in 2023. Sony told Deadline that Jason Reitman is aboard to direct another entry in the franchise. Also mentioned in their report is the return o Gil Kenan to write the next chapter. December 20, 2023 will be a big day at the theater as the company injects itself into the holiday fray. New York City was one of the elements that people noticed was missing from Afterlife. The firehouse also got mentioned by fans during the reactions to the latest entry. Now, the future is set and people are already expressing their excitement.

Series star Ernie Hudson actually spoke to Comicbook.com last year about the new chapter of this franchise. He expressed a lot of gratitude to Jason Reitman for pulling it all together. Working on Afterlife was a moving experience for the beloved actor.

"Jason Reitman — who actually was in the second movie, he was the kid who opens the second movie, and I just remember him being around the set on both of the movies. So I know that he grew up with them, it's very personal to him, he wrote an amazing script, and he's established himself as a director on his own right," Hudson began. "He's a wonderful director and so when this started to happen, and because Jason was involved, I felt this would actually happen, I was really excited about it. But when it happened, going to the set for the first time and seeing Sigourney Weaver and Bill [Murray] and Dan [Aykroyd], honestly, it was almost spiritual. I mean, I know that sounds weird, but I was very moved by it. I was very touched."

"And I've seen everybody. I run into Sigourney sometimes, when I'm in New York I'll see Bill Murray," he added. "Just over the years, I've had contact with all of them, but somehow we're back together and wearing these jumpsuits, and it's a production, and it was great. It was just very moving and it was just wonderful. And the new cast is incredible, the kids are."

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