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Netflix is growing a brand new Ghostbusters animated collection, Variety studies. Jason Reitman and Gil Kenen are executives producing the collection for Ghost Corp Inc., working with Sony Pictures Animation. Reitman and Kenan co-wrote the newest Ghostbusters film, Ghostbuster: Afterlife, which Reitman additionally directed. Netflix continues to be protecting plot particulars confidential for now, and the show doesn’t have a author hooked up but. Netflix a Ghost Corps Inc., based mostly out of Columbia Pictures, will work collectively on the show’s manufacturing. The information comes on the annual Ghosbutsers Day celebration, marking the most recent anniversary of the unique Ghostbusters film.

Assuming it makes it to launch, this Ghostbusters show would be the third cartoon based mostly on the unique movies from the Eighties. The first, The Real Ghostbusters, debuted in 1986. It continued the adventures of the unique Ghostbusters characters over 140 episodes syndicated by means of 1991. Extreme Ghostbusters adopted in 1997, with Egon Spengler main a model new cast of characters for 40 episodes.

Ghostbusters started with the 1984 movie directed by Jason Reitman’s father, Ivan Reitman. Star Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis co-wrote the movie. Ghostbusters 2 adopted in 1989, that includes the identical cast and creators. Paul Feig rebooted the franchise in 2016’s Ghostbusters (now often known as Ghostbusters: Answer the Call) that includes a completely new cast. Ghostbusters: Afterlife bought in on the legacy sequel development, introducing a brand new era of Ghostbusters associated to the unique cast. It grossed $200 million worldwide on the field workplace.

The Ghostbusters aren’t finished in live-action both. After the success of Ghostbusters: Afterlife, the studio introduced plans for a follow-up. Sony Pictures chairman Tom Rothman confirmed that the studio will pursue additional sequels.

“Yes, we will,” he informed Deadline. “We have plenty of franchise universes with which to operate in, but since I have Deadline here, I want to say, and please include this, OK? Everyone will say, yeah you did $3 billion but it’s all sequels and superheroes. It was not all that. There was Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood and Little Women. This summer, we’ve got Bullet Train, from David Leitch, with Brad Pitt, a pure original, R-rated rock ’em, sock ’em action movie for grownups. And Where the Crawdads Sing, a big bestseller with an up-and-coming actress, Daisy Edgar Jones, for women. I absolutely believe that women will come back to the box office.”

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