Yes, Bill Murray Is in 'Ghostbusters: Afterlife'

Carla Harmon
January 24, 2020

'That's the deal. And that's the story that we're telling, that's the story they've written, ' Murray continued. While there are no spoilers in the article beyond what's in the film's trailer, Murray also noted that the death of the fourth original Ghostbuster, co-writer Harold Ramis, is an essential part of the story. It's got lots of emotion in it.

According to Vanity Fair, Murray spoke from the set in the fall, where Dan Akroyd (Ray Stantz), Ernie Hudson (Winston Zeddemore), Annie Potts (Janine Melnitz) and Sigourney Weaver (Dana Barrett) - all returned for their roles.

The big question mark around the new Ghostbusters movie - dubbed Ghostbusters: Afterlife - was whether Bill Murray would show up.

While specific details regarding the plot of the new film have been kept largely secretive, the trailer for the movie introduces some of the new characters as well as a new, less urban setting from the first two installments. Finn Wolfhard (Stranger Things), Mckenna Grace (Captain Marvel), and Carrie Coon (The Leftovers) will star as the unsuspecting family at the center of Afterlife's story.

30 years after last appearing as squad leader Peter Venkman in 1989's Ghostbusters 2, Bill Murray is set to reprise his beloved role in the upcoming sequel Ghostbusters: Afterlife. The acclaimed director and actor who portrayed Egon Spengler died in 2014.

The kids learn about the discarded artifacts - including a P.K.E. Meter and one of those iconic ghost traps - thanks to teacher Mr. Grooberson (Paul Rudd).

Ghostbusters: Afterlife will be released in theaters on July 10. If the movie does better than the 2016 reboot, then we could be seeing the start of a new franchise. Today, following an interview with Murray from the set of the film that was published by Vanity Fair, Fans now have the confirmation they've been looking for.that wearing the proton pack is a pain in the butt.

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