The Ghostbusters may be used to dealing with threats from beyond the grave, but this summer, they’ll have to deal with something strange from beyond the stars, with Ecto-1 — the iconic vehicle from the original two Ghostbusters movies — revealed to be a Transformer as part of a joint celebration of the 35th anniversary of both franchises. The reimagined vehicle — called Ectotron, a paranormal investigator robot in disguise — will debut as a toy released exclusively through HasbroPulse.com, GameStop and EB Games Canada later this year, available with two iconic accessories: Its own Proton Pack, and a Slimer figure. The figure will be packaged in box inspired by the original 1984 designs for the G1 Transformers line, complete with classic tech specs. Ectotron is available to pre-order online now, with orders shipping in August 2019. The crossover between Transformers and Ghostbusters doesn’t end with the Ecto-1 Ectotron toy release; IDW Publishing, … [Read more...] about ‘Transformers’ and ‘Ghostbusters’ Collide For Anniversary Toy Vehicle
x It’s been almost a month now since the surprise announcement dropped that Jason Reitman was working on a Ghostbusters 3 that follows in the continuity of the original two movies helmed by his father Ivan Reitman. And while official details have been few and far between ever since that initial outpouring of material, these last few weeks have seen quite a few reports making the rounds that form an increasingly convincing picture of the movie’s young leads. We’ve been hearing for some time now that the film will star four kids in the late-preteen to early-teen age range, but while we’ve already been told a fair amount about two of these characters, a new report from HN Entertainment alleges info on the other half of the group. On the one hand, you have the unnamed 12-year-old male referred to as “LEAD BOY 2,” who’s described as “slender, pale,” with “dark hair, piercing blue eyes, aquiline features, high cheekbones, … [Read more...] about Two More Character Breakdowns For Ghostbusters 3 Reportedly Revealed
Two more character breakdowns from Ghostbusters 3 have be revealed. With production expected to begin in May of this year, Jason Reitman and crew are deep into the casting process to find the young leads for the highly anticipated sequel. It's not clear if the original Ghostbusters will appear in the movie at this time, but Dan Aykroyd has been teasing the original crew for a while now. Ernie Hudson recently said that he hasn't spoken to anyone about officially jumping on board. As for Bill Murray, he is, and will always be the wildcard, though he will reportedly appear in Zombieland 2 alongside Aykroyd. The latest Ghostbusters casting information describes one unnamed lead boy to be 12-years old. The young character is described as "slender, pale, dark hair, piercing blue eyes, aquiline features, high cheekbones, withdrawn." The description goes on to say that the boy is "prodigious - bright, witty, stubborn, and remains playful in spite of hardship." Additionally, it says that he is … [Read more...] about Ghostbusters 3 Breakdowns Reveal Several New Character Details?
I’m pretty excited about this movie, and most of that excitement is because the film will be set in the same universe as the original film, and will serve as a sequel that, in a way, continues the story. The film is being produced by original director Ivan Reitman, and we know that it will pass the torch to a younger generation of characters. It is rumored that these new characters will consist of two boys and two girls from the ages of 12 to 13. If you want to read up on some of the character details and rumored plot of the film, you can click here. The original cast is also said to be coming back to reprise their roles. The new Ghostbusters movie is slated to hit theaters in summer 2020. … [Read more...] about Jason Reitman’s GHOSTBUSTERS 3 Will Start Shooting This Summer
I came across this beautiful poster art for the classic 1985 film Ghostbusters that I had to share. The art was created by artist Ken Taylor, and this might just be one of my favorite Ghostbusters posters that I’ve seen. You can actually currently order a print of this poster from Mondo. The regular edition on the left is a timed release, so Mondo will print as many posters as are ordered over the next 72 hours. The sale will end on February 15th. It’s a 24×36 screen print that will cost you $55 and on the right you can see the limited edition variant of 300 prints which would cost you $75 if there are any left. There are also Stay Puft Marshmallow Man Tiki Mugs on sale and you can see those below the poster art! The prices on those range from $50 to $75. … [Read more...] about Awesome Poster Art For GHOSTBUSTERS Created by Ken Taylor and Stay Puft Marshmallow Man Tiki Mugs