Ghostbusters: Afterlife Stars Share Their Favorite Bill Murray Set Stories
Ghostbusters – Afterlife stars Finn Wolfhard, McKenna Grace and McKenna Grace share their favorite Bill Murray set stories. Murray is a legend actor whose long career spans several decades. His filmography includes the Ghostbusters original supernatural comedy. Murray is well-known for his outstanding performances but is often the subject of stories from former crew members and actors. Murray is the undisputed star in random encounters and anecdotes, from stealing French fries from strangers, to crash bachelor parties.
The filming of the latest installment of the Ghostbustersfranchise’s Ghostbusters Afterlife took place in 2019. The sequel will feature the original Ghostbusters cast returning, including Ernie Hudson and Dan Aykroyd. Murray is also included. Ghostbusters Afterlife sees Wolfhard as Trevor Spengler (the grandson of Dr. Egon Spengler) and Grace as Phoebe Spengler (Trevor’s sister). The newcomers to the Ghostbusters world were expected to share some screen time. However, Murray and Grace also had some fun moments during filming.
Grace and ComicBook.com Wolfhard shared their favorite Murray story while filming Ghostbusters. The young actors claim that Murray once hired a bagpiper to follow him around on his birthday. Wolfhard said that Murray , the ever-poker-faced actor, pretended he was not behind him. After a lunch break, Murray sang an old Scottish song for the cast. Grace called it ” beautiful”.
Wolfhard also recalled a ” sweet minute” with Murray, when they discussed Wes Anderson movies as well as a Blues Festival in New Orleans. According to the young actor, he had googled the festival’s lineup, and they shared a “sweet moment” when they discussed Wes Anderson movies and a Blues Festival in New Orleans. The young actor stated that it was ” just a normal, meeting” and that Murray was ” really really funny.
Murray’s star power comes in part from his ability to tell jokes and have a great time. Murray’s character in the Ghostbustersfilm is sarcastic and cynical, but he is also sweet-natured. The latest stories from Murray’s set antics will delight Ghostbusters movie viewers. It’s a joy to see that the Ghostbusters generations have co-existed so well in real life. This week, audiences will be able to see Murray’s playful nature on the big screen in Ghostbusters.
The official trailer for Ghostbusters shows that Afterlife has already avoided the biggest mistake of the reboot. Although 2016’s Ghostbusters still has a “Fresh” rating on Rotten Tomatoes. The movie starring Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones was met with harsh criticism by both critics as well as fans. This backlash led to Afterlife being released instead of a sequel. Ghostbusters. Afterlife’s will bring back to its original timeline. It will include many of the original cast and entirely new characters, including Finn Wolfhard and Mckenna Grace.
We don’t know much about the plot or the role of returning cast members in the film. The trailers for Ghostbusters show that the film takes place over 30 years after the events in Ghostbusters I. However, it seems like the story will be about Dr. Egon Spengler’s grandchildren discovering the past of their grandfather as a Ghostbuster. The children must battle an army ghosts to save their town. They are assisted by new Ghostbusters friends, and returning original characters.
This film will take elements from the original films but integrate them in a way that allows for new characters to carry on the Ghostbusters’ legacy. This film will be a stark contrast to Paul Feig’s 2016 reboot. This is actually a good thing. Ghostbusters: Afterlife Avoid the biggest error of the reboot by fully embracing the history and characters of the original Ghostbusters Instead of abandoning the franchise and all its baggage for the story, we should embrace it. This will allow the franchise’s evolution while still maintaining many of the nostalgic elements that audiences lost in the reboot. Disney’s approach to incorporating legacy characters is similar to that of the animated film. Star Wars sequel trilogy and MGM/Warner Bros. did it with Creed .
Paul Feig’s Ghostbusters failed to hit the mark, because it rejected what had gone before. It killed Bill Murray, the original Ghostbusters star, and followed it up with Kate McKinnon making fun of him not being Ghostbusters’ material. It manages to reinvent itself as a Melissa McCarthy comedy, with gags so outrageous that it feels more like a parody of a true Ghostbusters movie.
It’s not surprising that Afterlife‘s director Jason Reitman is the son of Ivan Reitman who directed the original Ghostbustersmovies. Jason was a big fan of Ghostbusters growing up. As the young boy at a party, he confronts Ghostbusters II about their business going under. It is obvious that Jason will treat the father’s work with respect and craft a film worthy to continue the Ghostbusters’legacy.
The trailers for Ghostbusters Afterlife clearly show that the film is unique. Although some critics have suggested that the trailers give the impression that the reboot forgets that the original Ghostbusters was actually a comedy, the trailers for Ghostbusters: Afterlife make it clear that the film is a great balance of nostalgia and originality. This is what the 2016 reboot failed at and ended up being the film’s biggest mistake. Jason Reitman’s Ghostbusters will hopefully avoid this error and give audiences who want something more tied to the original movies the Ghostbusters sequel that they have been waiting for.