Movie News

Ramis talks Ghostbusters 3

Ramis talks Ghostbusters 3
Clint

Harold Ramis spoke to Makingof (the filmmaking site co-founded by actress and all-round fox, Natalie Portman), and went into great detail (I believe he speaks about it for about seven minutes or thereabouts) about the looming “Ghostbusters 3”.

Ramis, who plays Egon Spengler in the series, says he and cast members Dan Aykroyd and Bill Murray don’t want to make a second sequel to Ivan Reitman’s 1985 hit just for the hell of it. Citing ‘’Indiana Jones and the Crystal Skull’’ (which he calls a “disaster”) and ‘’Spider-Man 3’’ as examples, Ramis said they could “do anything, and they’d likely still make some money from it” but everyone would rather it be a good film first; make money second.

If and when it does get up, “Ghostbusters 3” won’t be a complete reboot of the series – like, as Ramis says, the Christopher Nolan Batman movies.

We won’t be “going super high-tech”, he says, adding, “what made [the original] Ghostbusters funny was sorta the low-tech aspect of it. It’s got to be about character, and secondly, the pseudo-science of it – the made-up gadgets and the fake mythology”.

Ramis – and I’m glad to hear him say this – says he’s not a fan of CGI, essentially saying an abundance of animated effects takes you out of the picture, so doesn’t want “Ghostbusters 3” to be full of “Transformers”-esque bells & whistles.

It’s great to hear that everybody’s going to go out there and try and make a good film… last thing we need is to be butt-fucked again by another studio that’s hell-bent on raping our childhood.

You can check out the interview here

Share this story!Share on FacebookShare on TumblrShare on StumbleUponTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someoneShare on Google+Pin on PinterestDigg thisBuffer this pagePrint this pageShare on LinkedIn
(Visited 2 times, 2 visits today)
Click to add a comment

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

Leave a Reply

Movie News
Clint

Clint is the creator, editor and maintainer of Moviehole. Loves David Lynch, David Fincher... actually, any filmmaker by the name of David.

More in Movie News

Freddie Stroma
at the "Pitch Perfect" World Premiere, Arclight, Hollywood, CA 09-24-12
David Edwards/DailyCeleb.com 818-249-4998

Game of Thrones adds UnREAL star

AshSep 5, 2015
leatherface

First Leatherface poster debuts

AshSep 5, 2015
(Center) Count Olaf (JIM CARREY) is a mysterious Uncle who suddenly shows up to care for his niece Violet Baudelaire (Emily Browning) and his nephew, Klaus Baudelaire (Liam Aiken) in DreamWorks Pictures' LEMONY SNICKET'S A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS.

A Series of Unfortunate Events gets director & showrunner

AshSep 5, 2015
kate-hudson-lacma-4

Kate Hudson is a stand-in on Kung Fu Panda 3

ClintSep 5, 2015
arrow-poster-44 - Copy

Arrow : Watch the DragonCon sizzle reel!

ClintSep 5, 2015
beastsofnonation

Trailer : Beasts of No Nation

ClintSep 5, 2015
megaman

Apes producer readies Mega Man movie

ClintSep 5, 2015
starwars-chewie-wi_3428196k

Star Wars : Del Toro talks Ep VIII, Force Friday underway!

ClintSep 4, 2015
PEAKS

More names onboard as Twin Peaks shoot inches closer

ClintSep 4, 2015