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Slime time! Dan Aykroyd’s back with more Ghostbusters 3 details!

Slime time! Dan Aykroyd’s back with more Ghostbusters 3 details!
Caffeinated Clint

Who Ya Gonna Call!?

I dunno, maybe Kickstarter?

We’re all in agreement that 1984’s “Ghostbusters” is a magnificent, timeless (well, the ‘demon dogs’ need a touch-up) movie, right? And we’ll all on the same page when it comes to it deserving a better sequel than the horrible ‘He-Man referenced’ 1989 sequel, yes!? But are we gonna get it? No, if you ask me, Yes, if you ask Donna Dixon.

Yep, we’re all a little tired of being promised this “Ghostbusters 3″ each and every year; it’s apparently the fifteenth leading cause of depression on the national medical board’s roster of reason.

Star, Co-writer and Wine-Spruiker Dan Aykroyd has been trying to get “Ghostbusters 3″ up for many years. And with not much else going on in his career, you can appreciate the Canadian actor’s plight. Thing is, the “Spies Like Us” legend has been talking as if the film is a ‘certainty’ for years now… even going so far as to suggest shooting dates and further, release dates. Like Taylor Swift at a stadium concert, nothing ever comes off. As a result, fans have had to extinguish the build-up of false hope and various excitement that such a project stirs up, and just conclude that Aykroyd’s ‘dreamin” – say that in your best “Castle” voice, Aussies – now.

What’s true is there is a script. What’s true is that “Ghostbusters” fave Bill Murray didn’t like it, and doesn’t want to do the film. And what’s guaranteed is Aykroyd, Harold Ramis and Ernie Hudson all reprising their roles should Sony greenlight the project. And what’s also likely real is the possibility of Ray Parker Jr begging his manager for tickets to the premiere. But with no greenlight, and the years ticking by, it’s not looking good for sequel two.

Still, that hasn’t stopped Aykroyd from offering up “exciting” details about the film – trying to stir up excitement in the fans and Sony; he’s at it again, this time speaking to TV host Larry King (via Bloody Disgusting).

Firstly, Aykroyd touched on the plot.

“It’s based on new research that’s being done in particle physics by the young men and women at Columbia University,” he tells King. “…Basically, there’s research being done that I can say that the world or the dimension that we live in, our four planes of existence, length, height, width and time, become threatened by some of the research that’s being done. Ghostbusters — new Ghostbusters — have to come and solve the problem.”

And Murray, it seems, is still a no-go.

“There will be a hole for him,” Aykroyd says. “If Billy wants to walk in the door and be in the movie, we will find a place.”

Larry King himself had a cameo as himself in the original “Ghostbusters”, and Aykroyd says he’ll be doing the same for the new movie.

“Of course, we’re going to be doing you in your new format as you comment on what’s happening in Manhattan up there at Morningside Heights,” Aykroyd tells King. “It’s going to be quite a spectacular scene once the stuff starts to break.”

What’s rumoured is that “Ghostbusters 3″ will be out in time for the first film’s 30th anniversary in 2014, but unless someone presses the ‘go!’ button pretty soon, I doubt that’s going to happen.

At this stage, the only person doin’ the sliming is gonna be Aykroyd… and, sheesh, sorry, the mental image turned me right off finishing the article.

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