Dan Aykroyd: 'Ghostbusters 3' is officially a go
August 26th, 2011
05:16 PM ET

Dan Aykroyd: 'Ghostbusters 3' is officially a go

Who ya gonna call? Maybe not Bill Murray.

Dan Aykroyd, the man behind the “Ghostbusters” movies, says the hotly-anticipated "Ghostbusters 3" will finally start filming this spring. With or without Bill Murray.

“Yes, we will be doing the movie and hopefully with Mr. Murray," Aykroyd told Dennis Miller on his radio show. "That is our hope. We have an excellent script.” But while he admits, “Billy was absolutely the lead and contributed to it in a massive way,” Aykroyd points out, “The concept is much larger than any individual role.”

Basically, they can do without you, Mr. Murray!

In the next movie, Aykroyd says, “We get to hand the equipment and the franchise down to new blood."

And speaking of new blood, Ashton Kutcher’s name has been thrown around in relation to a younger squad.

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  6. Rebecca

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    September 24, 2011 at 1:54 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Peter V.


    September 4, 2011 at 6:05 pm | Report abuse |
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  9. Jon

    Two words: Chris Pine.

    August 31, 2011 at 5:44 pm | Report abuse |
  10. Gozer the Gozerian

    Well, if they want to hand off the franchise to new faces for a reboot–which likely ain't gonna work–let's at least hope they get real actors, not one-trick ponies like Ashton Kutcher. I nominate Zach Quinto to take over Egon's spot on the new team.

    August 30, 2011 at 7:47 am | Report abuse |
  11. Anonymous poster

    I think I know why Bill Murray won’t be in this next movie. I saw a picture of him at Euston Station (saw it at http://i.imgur.com/f6UUU.jpg ). In my opinion, he looks really jaundice, and that would say liver or pancreas which would say his days are numbered. It is so sad, all those years of abusing his body with booze out the ying-yang finally caught up. That breaks my heart. I wish he'd say so, if this is what is going on. He would save some lives, if he said "don't take my example as a blueprint for life". What use would there be in dying silent? That'd be not just a loss of Bill Murray, but a loss of much more than Bill Murray.

    August 29, 2011 at 10:29 pm | Report abuse |
  12. Laura

    First of all I would love to say I'M SO HAPPY AND EXCITED that they are FINALLY making another movie! Ive been a HUGE Ghostbuster fan since i was a kid and even watched the cartoons. My son who is 5 is an even bigger fan than me! He owns both movies and 3 series of the cartoons. Bought him the GB custome for Halloween one year and never took it off. He even wanted his Birthday GB themed and has the figurine set that came out last Christmas. His favorite...DR. Peter Venkman!! which happens to be mine as well. HE MADE THOSE MOVIES! without him it wouldnt be the same!! Murray if you're reading any of these comments please consider being in the movie! you would make so many fans HAPPY including my 5 year old son. and please NO KUTCHER!!! i cant stand him!!

    August 29, 2011 at 3:35 pm | Report abuse |
  13. Anomic Office Drone

    I would watch Ghostbusters with not Bill Murray, but I would much rather see Ghostbusters with him than without.

    August 29, 2011 at 2:08 pm | Report abuse |
  14. iggyboo

    Also – I'm pretty sure productions drop Kutcher's name just to generate buzz (any attention is good attention). I doubt he'll be cast, but wasn't bad in No Strings Attached. He can play a certain type.

    August 29, 2011 at 12:42 pm | Report abuse |
  15. iggyboo

    No Ghostbusters 3D, either.

    August 29, 2011 at 12:36 pm | Report abuse |
  16. MM

    I hope Bill Murray does it. I don't know about Ashton being a ghostbusters??? Then again.....might surprise me.

    August 29, 2011 at 11:21 am | Report abuse |
  17. Massive Marbles

    Is it really necessary to waste all that time and money on GB3? Besides who really wants it without Murray? And is Ashton the all around Hollywood band-aid these days for every project that loses its major star? His best work was done under Demi Moore, that's about it...

    August 29, 2011 at 11:09 am | Report abuse |
  18. jon

    I understand Murray is considering backing off the project in favor of some yet unnamed movie to come out in 2013. After all, it's been what, like seven or eight years since he's had a major role in any movie? He's due.

    August 29, 2011 at 10:45 am | Report abuse |
  19. Kat

    Sorry but Ghostbusters without Venkman – NO! They need Bill Murray or the movie will suck! And Ashton Kutcher? Even worse! Kutcher is one of the worst actors in Hollywood!

    August 29, 2011 at 10:00 am | Report abuse |
  20. Yashca

    At first I thought is it too late to do another GB film. I loved the first one but the second one with the pink goo under the city not so much. You can't do a GB without Bill Murray. If they do it I hope he is apart of it.

    August 29, 2011 at 9:00 am | Report abuse |
  21. Kyle

    Let me ask CNN a serious question here. How much are you guys getting paid by Kutcher's agent to drop his name in there at the end? That's the only conclusion I can come to as to why he'd be included here. I keep seeing his name come up as being considered for roles but if box office history serves me correct that guy is worse for a movie's financial take than the director and half the cast getting killed during production. Seriously, when was the last time anyone saw his name on a poster and decided to buy a ticket? I wish I had his agent to get me work after I continuously failed at my job over and over again.

    August 29, 2011 at 8:46 am | Report abuse |
  22. He-Man

    why remake ghostbusters when the movie JUSTICE LEAGUE needs 2 be made. or HE-MAN remake.

    August 29, 2011 at 8:45 am | Report abuse |
  23. He-Man

    i agree with @john that vince ben, owen and maybe even tracy morgan will be a great cast 4 the movie. ashton already married a ghost that really is the gatekeeper!!!

    August 29, 2011 at 8:34 am | Report abuse |
  24. JT

    Sure,sure....Ashton Kutcher,Owen Wilson,Ben Stiller,Megan Fox and of course,of course,OF COURSE Morgan Freeman.

    It will keep everyone busy for a few months and obviously no one in Hollywood gives a damn about quality,or art or even entertaining anymore.What exactly are you guys thinking?

    August 29, 2011 at 8:22 am | Report abuse |
  25. Finger me silly


    Since when. This will be a flop. NO DOUBT a huge flop.

    August 29, 2011 at 8:05 am | Report abuse |
  26. jonsey

    Too hot to handle, too cold to hold, the Ghostbuster cast is just way too old.

    August 29, 2011 at 7:55 am | Report abuse |
  27. John

    Vince Vaughn,Owen Wilson,Ben Stiller and Imogen Poots.That's the dream cast for this film.

    August 29, 2011 at 7:37 am | Report abuse |
  28. Mongo

    BEST Gag ever...

    Ashton Kutcher but no Bill Murray... Nice Try but I am not buying it....

    Next thing your going to say is that Annie Potts is going to be replaced by Betty White.

    August 29, 2011 at 6:51 am | Report abuse |
  29. Amalia Sheran Sharm

    Good. Murray's constant stream of unfunny one-liners did nothing but drag down the other two movies. He's always been the least essential Ghostbuster. He's like the kid that gets assigned to your school project and just screws around while everyone else is trying to work.

    August 29, 2011 at 6:29 am | Report abuse |
  30. GM278

    Sorry, Venkman. I'm terrified beyond capacity for rational thought.

    August 29, 2011 at 5:06 am | Report abuse |
  31. sweetangel

    if bill really wanted to get away from the funny guy he was in the 80s he did a poor job at that whem he decided to do zombiland! sorry he will forever be a crazy goofball actor but a vary good one still at that.

    August 29, 2011 at 4:57 am | Report abuse |
  32. Wasted1

    I'm overcome with boredom.

    August 29, 2011 at 4:18 am | Report abuse |
  33. skoobyfl

    Now that Demi's of age, Kutchers used to getting slimed.

    August 29, 2011 at 2:57 am | Report abuse |
  34. Adam

    Welp, they finally did it, and I knew they would. They got impatient after trying to develop a movie for 15+ years, and told Bill "it's happening with or without you". Yes, the movie might "work" without him, but it would be a disastor of biblical proportions. IT WON'T BE THE SAME. Yes, I'll go see it – some of us Ghostheads have been waiting for this movie a long time, and I always said "Well, since they made a second one, they might as well wrap it up and go full circle with part 3." But if Bill's not in it – my excitement for seeing it will go down about 90%. Dan already had an excellent script for this 10+ years ago – and it was amazing, dark, and an incredible idea. But Columbia turned it down. (wimps...) I wonder how much they've watered down his new script? Lastly, yes – what about Sigourney Weaver? And Rick Moranis? And William Atherton??

    August 29, 2011 at 1:55 am | Report abuse |
  35. Casanova Frankenstien

    Ghostbusters 3 would have been a great idea 15 or 20 years ago, but like Indiana Jones 4, they waited to long and now the boat is long gone. Having said that, if they're going to make one anyways then they will absolutely need Bill Murray for this, other wise this movie will flop harder then Ryan Leaf's pro football career. On the plus side, it might permanently end Dan Aykroyds career.

    As far as Ashton Kutcher goes, the only thing I envision him doing is being force fed through a wood chipper, feet first whilst his head is being cracked open by a filthy, nail encrusted club, wielded by an attack troll from Mordor.

    August 29, 2011 at 12:37 am | Report abuse |
  36. LL

    This is the worst idea EVER! EVER!!! EVERRR!!!!

    August 29, 2011 at 12:33 am | Report abuse |
  37. Marcus

    No Bill Murry + Ashton Kutcher = Crappy Movie

    I did the math ten times, but kept coming up with the same answer.

    August 29, 2011 at 12:25 am | Report abuse |
    • Tac

      Bill Murray + Ashton Kutcher = Crappy movie but atleast Bill Murray is in it.
      Bill Murry and No Ashton Kutcher = Awesome!

      August 29, 2011 at 8:16 am | Report abuse |
  38. steve

    Its gonna suck, we know it too. Sequels suck. GB 2 sucked.

    August 28, 2011 at 10:29 pm | Report abuse |
  39. imdb watcher

    Larry W Faircloth. I stand corrected.

    August 28, 2011 at 9:56 pm | Report abuse |
  40. imdb watcher

    Who is Larry Faircloth from West Virginia? He's a wildcard in the script

    August 28, 2011 at 9:54 pm | Report abuse |
  41. wilson

    Murray is holding out for an Oscar. It took him a long time to shake his goof ball character and to be seen as a serious actor. He almost had an oscar for Lost in Translation and he's not going to quit now. Doing another Ghost Busters would send is career back into the direction it came from. But, that would be for the best, because it certainly seems to have stalled. What has he done lately except play a bunch of golf?

    August 28, 2011 at 9:49 pm | Report abuse |
  42. Tbop

    Ashy ketcup will do just fine as the green slimy ghost

    August 28, 2011 at 9:31 pm | Report abuse |
  43. Jade

    No to Ashton. Yes to Steve Zahn.

    August 28, 2011 at 9:17 pm | Report abuse |
  44. Toosliq

    I don't know Bill Murray personally and I don't know anyone who does, but I really hope that he is willing do this movie not because it will pay what he wants, or feature him in a way that he wants, or because it's a perfect script. I hope he does it mainly because he knows how much HIS FANS REALLY WANT HIM TO!!!!

    August 28, 2011 at 6:15 pm | Report abuse |
  45. Lisa

    And I agree with all the others.... no Ashton Kutcher!

    August 28, 2011 at 5:10 pm | Report abuse |
  46. Lisa

    Must have Harold Ramis!

    August 28, 2011 at 5:07 pm | Report abuse |
  47. Dancing Toaster

    I always wondered who would have been great GBs or who still could be...
    List of actors i would have loved to see throw on a proton pack:
    -Ben Stiller(younger)
    -Jason Segal
    -Paul Rudd
    -Chris Tucker
    -Orlando Jones
    -Chris Rock
    -Bill Hader
    -Robert Downey Jr
    -Tina Fey (Yes, I said Tina Fey...a woman, just to give that option of jokes)

    August 28, 2011 at 4:58 pm | Report abuse |
  48. Jim H.

    Very exciting news! I've been waiting to hear the good news....that Murray read and approved the script! I'd miss him if he is not in the movie, but I'd still be excited to see it! If Ashton Kutcher is in this movie.....I will simply rent in on DVD! If he's not in the movie....I will be there opening night with my kids! I hope there is some creative casting and not simply going for the big name (in regards to the younger squad). I think Kutcher would be poison for this long awaited film.

    August 28, 2011 at 4:22 pm | Report abuse |
  49. Blaze

    Has it really come to this???? Hollywood must be running out of ideas!

    August 28, 2011 at 4:20 pm | Report abuse |
  50. edvhou812

    Ghostbusters I was an absolute classic, and Ghostbusters II was blasphemy. Please don't make Ghostbusters III. Adulthood sucks already, so please leave my childhood alone.

    August 28, 2011 at 4:13 pm | Report abuse |
  51. George G

    Just CGI Bill Murray if hes not gonna participate

    August 28, 2011 at 3:31 pm | Report abuse |
  52. tim b

    Zach Galifnaskis over ashton kutcher

    August 28, 2011 at 3:14 pm | Report abuse |
  53. Ronald Raygun

    what about rick moranis, the key master is the schytt!

    August 28, 2011 at 3:06 pm | Report abuse |
  54. Rhiannon

    Bill's out playing golf. He won't answer his phone cause he knows it's just a bunch of ghosts prank calling him.

    August 28, 2011 at 2:38 pm | Report abuse |
  55. mac jones

    Well, if all original guys are back, it will be good...no matter what they do LOL
    They could just sit around and snore and id go see it. But hopefully, they will do some busting.
    So let's get out those old Buster Halloween costumes AND ROCK (uh maybe not? Ok..i'm an old man now. Busting if you the little busters. I'm an idiot BTW.

    August 28, 2011 at 1:43 pm | Report abuse |
  56. Lee

    No Bill Murray in a Ghostbusters flick would be like casting some new guy as Spock on the old Star Trek series.Seriously, this is our childhood memories here. Dan Akroyd is awesome in his own right, but if this is coming back for another movie, you really need them all in this together. not new blood. I hope you folks in Hollywood are listening, this was a great franchise and I'd hate to see the last film with the old stars tank.

    August 28, 2011 at 1:32 pm | Report abuse |
  57. Gunge

    I'd love to see Neil Ptrick Harris involved to give it a Dr. Horrible vibe. That would be much better than AK.

    August 28, 2011 at 1:22 pm | Report abuse |
  58. joe

    I saw ernie hudson (black ghostbuster) one time on the street, told him he was going to hell without Jesus Christ...

    August 28, 2011 at 1:16 pm | Report abuse |
  59. ajay C

    what about Harold Ramis and Ernie Hudson? Are they aboard for part 3? Let's not forget Sigorney Weaver, Rick Moranis and Annie Pots. I think Sigorney's son Oscar will step up to take over as part of the new generation.

    August 28, 2011 at 12:52 pm | Report abuse |
  60. sam

    Just let the older movies alone.

    But because hollywood cant think of a new idea and this movie is already a go it seems....Please not ashton kutcher.

    August 28, 2011 at 12:20 pm | Report abuse |
  61. JC

    No Bill Murray means the quickest release to DVD/Blue ray you ever saw in your life. This ought to be a fun, sunset film for all the main actors involved, and that means you're going to have to get a commitment from Bill, even if he can be a pain in the ass. Otherwise, you'd be better off simply donating the money you're about to spend to charity, and then making a movie about that.

    August 28, 2011 at 10:38 am | Report abuse |
  62. Will C

    It may be a Go in Akroyd's mind, but without Murray "G3" is officially a NO in mine.

    August 28, 2011 at 9:25 am | Report abuse |
  63. Travis

    Seriously? Ashton Kutcher? Come on, I have had better dialog come out of my ass than any lines he has read. He sucks sooooooo bad. Just watch that movie with him and Catherine Heigel. Unbearable.

    August 28, 2011 at 9:12 am | Report abuse |
  64. enrique

    When I read the headline I became so happy... it was only for a couple of seconds though, because as soon as I read, with or without Bill Murray my excitement decreased and then I felt terrible when I read that in the story they will hand the franchise to new blood... this will feel so fake, because whoever they cast in these roles they are not the Ghostbusters we love, and secondly they will most probably go for extremely known hollywood actors (like Kutcher), which will make it all a disaster... I wanted a new adventure only with the Ghostbusters we know and miss on the big screen!

    August 28, 2011 at 9:00 am | Report abuse |
  65. Johnny Tellemanter

    I don't get it. Like the old cast will physically hand over the equipment to a younger cast in the movie? The main actors are all in their late 50's or 60's. I'd like to see Harold Ramis and all the others again. It would be good to know that they're still around, even if old.

    August 28, 2011 at 8:52 am | Report abuse |
  66. Rick Moranis

    I am coming back to play Dark Helmet in this movie!

    August 28, 2011 at 8:45 am | Report abuse |
    • NoKutcher

      May the Schwartz be with you!
      (heavy astmatic breathing into a large 7-Eleven big gulp plastic cup)

      August 28, 2011 at 10:14 am | Report abuse |
  67. j

    Dan Aykroyd is going to be the ONLY original Ghostbuster. They lost their budget when they got word Kutcher was gonna be in it...

    August 28, 2011 at 8:42 am | Report abuse |
  68. me

    no bill murray......im not watching it

    August 28, 2011 at 8:39 am | Report abuse |
  69. jespola

    Nooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo not Ashton Kutcher. I really want this to happen but if that Kutcher guy is in it, sorry, but not paying or watching it.

    August 28, 2011 at 6:54 am | Report abuse |
  70. Randy

    If this movie has Ashton Kutcher in it I will not watch it. Please cast someone else for that role and get Bill Murray in it.

    August 28, 2011 at 6:38 am | Report abuse |
  71. Jager

    LOVE Ghostbusters movies (even though #2 was a little lame) – but if there's Ashton Kutcher in it, I will not be watching it. Ever.

    August 28, 2011 at 6:19 am | Report abuse |
  72. jim slim

    They should but in J from silent bob. He would be a riot with a laser gun.

    August 28, 2011 at 5:25 am | Report abuse |
  73. Mike R

    Not having Bill Murray? That's so ridiculus, it ought to have Chuck Norris!

    August 28, 2011 at 3:31 am | Report abuse |
  74. Browning

    Seriously!!!! I am so sick of childish, have nothing, do nothings posting such hate and pessimism. Just because you have never accomplished anything worth mentioning twice in your life you feel compelled to down anyone that has. Yes, Murray is great but he did not create the world! The comments regarding every article I read are full of a bunch of adolescent nonsense from a majority of idiots that hope for a little attention. If you wanted some attention you should have stayed in school and learned something dumba**es!

    August 28, 2011 at 3:22 am | Report abuse |
  75. OPC

    I wonder if the the Ghostbusters team will have to compete with regular citizens having ghostcatching "apps" on their phones.

    August 28, 2011 at 3:14 am | Report abuse |
  76. NobodySpecial

    I just hope that the rumors are true and Eliza Dushku gets to be the next generation of Ghostbusters!

    August 28, 2011 at 2:56 am | Report abuse |
  77. Chris

    I was really excited about this news until I saw the words 'Ashton Kutcher'. I hate that guy. Everyone I know hates him. Are they trying to market Ghostbusters to 12 year old girls now?

    August 28, 2011 at 2:19 am | Report abuse |
  78. Simon

    I've got news for you – GB 1 and 2 sucked. Idiot movies for retarded American teenagers. Which is most of them. Whoever is looking forward to GB 3 needs to grow up.

    August 28, 2011 at 1:42 am | Report abuse |
  79. Question4BillMurray

    Bill Murray, why were you seen at St. Peter's Hospital yesterday? Through comments on other pages, speculation has been mentioned with a hypothesis that you and GB3 have more to do with your health, than your preferences. I believe it would be a nice service to your fans, and those who endear you, for you to man up and be honest about this, so I am asking: Are you dying? I would like to know the truth, I want it from you; the horse's mouth, and there are lots of ways for you to tell it.

    August 28, 2011 at 1:03 am | Report abuse |
    • sockpuppet

      he should MAN UP and tell YOU the truth? If he is dying, why is it your freaking business and why would it make him a wuss to want privacy from demanding a holes like you?

      August 28, 2011 at 2:07 am | Report abuse |
  80. John

    Okay, Rick Moranis is retired, lets get David Cross or Willie Garson in as a replacement for that role, or even playing that character. EVERYONE get on Bill Murray now and tell him we want him in and he's in a slump anyway. Do what the people want. If Washington can't then at least let Hollywood!

    August 27, 2011 at 11:10 pm | Report abuse |
  81. ladyofargonne

    I don't like Ashton Kutcher but I can totally see him replacing Bill Murray.

    August 27, 2011 at 11:02 pm | Report abuse |
  82. Dino

    Fuk Ashton Kutcher and all these boy band look alikes who ruin movies for everyone except teenage girls.

    August 27, 2011 at 10:54 pm | Report abuse |
  83. Maty

    Will Kim Kardashian be reprising her role as Slimer?

    August 27, 2011 at 10:38 pm | Report abuse |
  84. JimBeam

    No mention of Rick Moranis? As far as I'm concerned, most of the comedic moments in the first two movies came from him.

    August 27, 2011 at 10:37 pm | Report abuse |
    • Telengard

      I can't deal Rick ever since "Honey I Shrunk The Kids." That movie was too sugar coated and it gave me diabetus.

      August 27, 2011 at 11:51 pm | Report abuse |
  85. DanMan97

    They'd better move fast on this one, or they'll be the ones playing the ghosts. Oh, and Kutcher better be the first one to get blasted. What a tool!

    August 27, 2011 at 10:27 pm | Report abuse |
  86. Oh Billy!

    Come on Bill!. Don't abandon the franchise that gave you your greatest comic charater! Don't get me wrong. I don't want you to start doing nothing but comedies again, but The Ghostbusters need you.

    August 27, 2011 at 9:28 pm | Report abuse |
  87. GB

    I'm another one of the "Please Not Aston Kutcher" group. Get over him people. Way overrated!

    August 27, 2011 at 9:22 pm | Report abuse |
  88. Mark

    Ashton Kutcher??

    That's a sure way to make sure that the new GhostBuster's franchise will die a quick death.

    August 27, 2011 at 9:02 pm | Report abuse |
  89. P. O'ltergeist

    If they need someone with a huge ego, I hear that Charlie Sheen is available.

    Bill Murray is as overrated as Sarah Palin. The movie would do fine without him.

    August 27, 2011 at 8:49 pm | Report abuse |
  90. O Shirley Ujest

    No Bill Murray?

    Ashton Kutcher?

    August 27, 2011 at 8:48 pm | Report abuse |
    • O Shirley Ujest


      No Bill Murray? (face palm)

      Ashton Kutcher? (wave of nausea and sense of foreboding)

      August 27, 2011 at 8:50 pm | Report abuse |
  91. The_Hawk

    With Ernie Hudson, this movie is dead before it gets off the ground.

    August 27, 2011 at 8:03 pm | Report abuse |
  92. Ryan

    They had me until it mentioned Ashton Kutcher....ugh

    August 27, 2011 at 7:59 pm | Report abuse |
  93. dave d

    The story makes no mention that Bill Murray is allready listed as a cast member in GB3 on imdb.com

    August 27, 2011 at 7:02 pm | Report abuse |
  94. checi

    I love Bill Murray and I hope he doesn't do this movie. Dan Ackroyd must be desperate for something to do.

    August 27, 2011 at 6:53 pm | Report abuse |
  95. dan

    Give it up already. What the hell is the point of dragging this not that great franchise out again with a bunch of old fogies?

    Grow the hell up!

    August 27, 2011 at 6:43 pm | Report abuse |
  96. zunker


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  97. Mike in Montana

    Make Bill Murray an offer he can't refuse.. Without Bill Murray, Ghostbusters wouldn't be the same. Interesting guy and comic or comic relief. Mike in Montana

    August 27, 2011 at 6:25 pm | Report abuse |
  98. dawn01

    get that http://www.SUPERSONIC.US.COM

    August 27, 2011 at 6:20 pm | Report abuse |
  99. Chevontez

    I am of course extremely excited for a 3rd Ghostbusters, but I think after all this time if it's going to be done it has to be right. If there was no Bill Murray, that doesn't seem right. Ashton Kutcher? Also doesn't seem right. I understand they want to bring in a younger audience, but they must know that the people that loved GB originally and have wanted this move for all these years are adults now.

    August 27, 2011 at 6:04 pm | Report abuse |
  100. nateD2000

    I might give it a shot without Murray though I would love to see him back for this. However if Ashton K is in this I will not even bother seeing it. He was funny as a clumsy idiot on the 70s Show and everything he has done after has just been contrived crap. Bound for EPIC FAIL.

    August 27, 2011 at 5:38 pm | Report abuse |
  101. Elwood

    Well at least it will show up on Netflix instant view really quick. All the sucky movies do.

    August 27, 2011 at 5:26 pm | Report abuse |
  102. BobSays

    Don't cross the streams! This is DOA.

    August 27, 2011 at 5:22 pm | Report abuse |
  103. Snarky

    Wow, looking at all these posts, I feel validated in my hatred of Ashton Kutcher. Good to know I'm not alone in thinking he's a complete f-ing d-bag.

    August 27, 2011 at 5:19 pm | Report abuse |
  104. Bill Murray seen at a hospital according to twitter

    Ok. Here’s a question. Bill Murray was seen at St. Peters Hospital today. Why? This may have everything to do with Ghostbusters.

    August 27, 2011 at 4:59 pm | Report abuse |
  105. SweetonGeeks

    People are such cynical haters. I am personally psyched as hell that these comedy wizards are going to revive some of my favorite childhood cinema experiences. God, has everyone's standards become so snobbish that you can't even admit that deep down in your SOUL you KNOW you want to see the team get slimed again. I hope Bill can join the cast because he brings so much to every comedic role he plays. Quit acting like a bunch of movie-critics, buy your freakin' popcorn and enjoy the ride people! Life is too serious as it is. :p BTW I 100% agree with the Rainn Wilson over Kutcher suggestions.

    August 27, 2011 at 4:54 pm | Report abuse |
  106. ten2one

    i don't care if murray is in it this movie should never happen. The first one was great the second was crap and the third will be even worse.

    August 27, 2011 at 4:19 pm | Report abuse |
  107. doodle

    My pick for the next 3 would be Will Ferral, Jim Carrey, and Ben stiler. I know they aren't spelled right and am open for other suggestions

    August 27, 2011 at 4:10 pm | Report abuse |
  108. Jam

    I'd nominate Seth Green or Jim Parsons.

    August 27, 2011 at 3:52 pm | Report abuse |
  109. Billy Dee

    Ashton Kutcher will make this movie fail. People do not want to see him as a Ghostbuster, just look at all the post.

    August 27, 2011 at 3:36 pm | Report abuse |
  110. KajinPL

    YES!! Took them like 3 decades, but YES!! The video game was just the teaser. lOl

    August 27, 2011 at 3:27 pm | Report abuse |
  111. Tara

    For me to actually see this movie 2 things have to happen. First, Bill Murray HAS to agree to be in it. Second, no Ashton Kutcher, FFS! If your going to pass the franchise the the younger generation please pick someone who doesn't have a history of crap movies. Jason Segel would be a MUCH better choice imo. He can act, and he is funny without being a d-bag.

    August 27, 2011 at 3:21 pm | Report abuse |
  112. NoKutcher

    I also pool Ryan Reynolds in the same category as Aston Kutcher. They both share a natural goal of destroying movies they act in. I know I'm off topic a bit, but really wanted to express my distain for Ryan Reynolds equal a$$-clown like Kutcher. I refused to see Green Lantern because of his[Reynolds] casting.

    August 27, 2011 at 3:17 pm | Report abuse |
  113. christopher

    Ivan Reitman already did a Ghostbusters 3 in which he passed the torch to a younger generation. It was a movie with Julianne Moore and David Duchovney called Evolution. It was a flop and just as bad as Ghostbusters II. I have no idea why they would revive this 30 years later. I guess actors and comedians who are why past their glory days just can't go away with dignity. I am sure this will be a disaster.

    August 27, 2011 at 3:03 pm | Report abuse |
  114. Red Pison

    Ashton Kutcher is cancer to movies much like how Summer Glau is cancer to television shows.

    August 27, 2011 at 2:54 pm | Report abuse |
  115. slewatha

    Oh thank god, a sequel instead of a remake of a movie. Thinking back to how awesome Blues Brothers 2000 was, what can go wrong with a Dan Aykroyd penned sequel. Now that I think about it, this movie is going to suck badly.

    August 27, 2011 at 2:41 pm | Report abuse |
  116. Kelsi

    I agree, please don't put Ashton Kucher in this movie. I absolutely love the Ghostbuster movies though. I think Taylor Lautner or Matthew Mcconaughey would be lot better picks. I can't wait for it to come out though, it should be good, as long as there is no Ashton, he bores me in the movies, always predictable and I like suspense in movies.

    August 27, 2011 at 2:25 pm | Report abuse |
    • NoKutcher

      I agree to some extent about Matthew McCougnehy as better than Kutcher, but I would not want McCougnehy in it either, he looks too greasy. You know what I mean? Every movie he is in, he has the infamous 'Kirk' shine, but all over his boddy. Does he have a sebaceaous gland problem. RE. 'Kirk' shine is the sweaty sheen on William Shatners forehead from when he played Captain Kirk in Star Trek tv series; for those who don't know. And Matthew has that annoying southern twang, lol... ya knoooow wad eym sayin ....hmmmmmm.....ummmm mmmmm hmm ummm.. aaa...

      And Im not attack your comment or opinion, just adding to my feelings about the actors mention, lol

      Peace! 🙂

      August 27, 2011 at 3:44 pm | Report abuse |
  117. Jason Glugla

    Wow, they get to take a second dump on what was a great idea executed by what were great comedy actors. Now they are just a bunch of guys trying to relive past glory and cash in like Harrison Ford.

    August 27, 2011 at 1:50 pm | Report abuse |
  118. Bill turner

    Can Hollywood please make Ashton Kucher go away. The guy is a flippin idiot. Say your good byes to Two and a half Men.

    August 27, 2011 at 12:58 pm | Report abuse |
    • robin

      he takes a little getting used to, but he is funny, don't know how he will do in the role of Charlie, so weird when you see a character change

      August 27, 2011 at 1:48 pm | Report abuse |
  119. David Love

    Dream Cast: Simon Pegg, Paul Rudd, Donald Glover, Kat Dennings.

    August 27, 2011 at 12:52 pm | Report abuse |
  120. Rob

    It would be cool to see kevin James and Adam Sandler in it with of course Bill Murray! But please no Ashton Kutcher!!!!!

    August 27, 2011 at 12:32 pm | Report abuse |
    • maynerd

      Kevin James?? Adam Sandler???
      Seems like someone whos standards are so low would like Asston Moore

      August 27, 2011 at 1:18 pm | Report abuse |
  121. Chris

    Look what happened to the Poltergeist franchise when they pushed it too hard. Leave these classic 80's movies alone. If you want a new GhostBusters, completely remake it with all new cast. I guess Dan has been out of work for awhile and is looking for some fresh income.

    August 27, 2011 at 11:21 am | Report abuse |
  122. Argle Bargle

    That's right, Hollywood...kick us when we're down.

    August 27, 2011 at 11:11 am | Report abuse |
  123. hudsonpb

    Please please don't. Don't we know what happens when old films get revisted and handed down to "fresh blood." Have we all forgotten Indy 4? Leave well enough alone, and put all those funny people on working on something fresh and new! Bill Murray is making a very good call.

    August 27, 2011 at 11:05 am | Report abuse |
  124. vania burall

    ghostbusters 3 following the novel and more convinced every day that I write better ... Do not underestimate the writers ... but I want to continue because I am a fan and not by history. and who cares about Bill Murray? has so many players better than him, he is known because of Ghostbusters. facing page, we want GB3

    August 27, 2011 at 11:05 am | Report abuse |
  125. us1776

    Come on Bill.

    Do this thing !!


    August 27, 2011 at 10:55 am | Report abuse |
  126. atlunixmaster

    I am in perfect agreement with the Ashton thinking here, but alas, our Main Man Billy has a scheduling conflict in that he has two other movie commitments going in 2012, namely the movie "MAD", where he is playing Farmer Jimmy, Peter Grant, Old Man Jake, Labman, & the Easter Bunny (Voice Only), all in the same movie, and another movie in 2012 called "Moonrise Kingdom", character TBA. It is directed by Wes Anderson, written by Anderson and Roman Coppola and starring Bruce Willis alongside Bill Murray and an ensemble cast. Filming is taking place in Rhode Island.

    He's a Funny Guy, and also one Busy Dude.

    August 27, 2011 at 10:41 am | Report abuse |
  127. sasha

    I prefer the intial concept of having Alyssa Milano as the younger protoge. Anyone like me who has played the GB game on Wii knows that her voice was used in the game and the guys even said they'd love to have her in it. I don't understand why Ashton is suddenly relevent again

    August 27, 2011 at 10:32 am | Report abuse |
    • SilentBoy741

      I believe the guys said they'd love to have it in her; but the mix-up is understandable.

      August 28, 2011 at 5:48 am | Report abuse |
  128. erich2112x

    When you can't get high grade, you go for the schwag. I guess Kutcher's the new go-to guy when the real deal isn't available.

    August 27, 2011 at 10:07 am | Report abuse |
  129. Outpost Log #4766-D

    In bound carryall. Don't have much time to write. Some of us were talking about why so much supplies bound for Nueva wound up being sent here, knowing that we are a firebase. Seems the prevailing thought tends to be maybe they have decided to make this our permanent home. I surely hope not. I hate this post. With every suns and moons that pass before my eyes, I feel that I am nothing but a ghost, no voice, no matter of importance. I have zero hope now I will ever make it back home.

    August 27, 2011 at 10:03 am | Report abuse |
  130. DaveH

    All this outrage about the integrity of the filmmakers and the suitability of certain characters...this is a piece of popular entertainment, not 'The Bicycle Thief' or 'Citizen Kane'. Get over yourselves. If you don't like it, vote with your wallet.

    August 27, 2011 at 9:56 am | Report abuse |
    • JeffinIL

      Dave, I believe most here are voicing what their wallet vote will be if they make this in the manner stated. If those involved wish to proceed anyway, then they shouldn't be surprised when the real vote comes in.

      August 27, 2011 at 12:31 pm | Report abuse |
  131. WAnglais

    I'd rather see "Doctor Detroit II" than "Ghostbusters 3." And let me be clear, I NEVER want to see "Doctor Detroit II."

    The first movie...an undisputed classic. The second one...meh. This one...too little...too late. Sorry.

    August 27, 2011 at 9:49 am | Report abuse |
    • JeffinIL

      There are some things that are products of their time. Another one would be Bill and Ted. Can you even imagine making a third movie with Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter after all this time? (Bill and Ted's Heinous Prostate Exam). Even a remake would be difficult since Google would now handle the problem of the research for their history paper. Times change and some things can't change with it.

      August 27, 2011 at 12:39 pm | Report abuse |
    • A-ron

      They are making a Bill and Ted 3. Script is already being written and KR agreed.

      August 27, 2011 at 5:28 pm | Report abuse |
  132. Alan

    This should've been done 20 years ago, back when it would have been relevant. At this point, it has little real connection with the originals, and only shows that Hollywood has little ability to come up with new/interesting plots (everything is a re-hash). Won't matter to me whether Bill Murray is in it or not, they can count on not prying any $$ from my wallet on this one...

    August 27, 2011 at 9:43 am | Report abuse |
  133. BC

    I don't know about Ashton, but I could see Ryan Reynolds playing a role in the "young blood". He can be sarcastic and witty.

    August 27, 2011 at 9:19 am | Report abuse |
  134. C. Fisher

    Unbelievable!! Are there NO original ideas? Ashton Kutcher?? GIVE ME A BREAK!! This is worse than the last Blues Brothers idea.

    August 27, 2011 at 9:10 am | Report abuse |
  135. erich2112x

    It's no good without Murray, you've got to have Murray.

    August 27, 2011 at 8:28 am | Report abuse |
  136. Shannon Nutt

    Well, Dan may think it's a "Go", but SONY/Columbia Pictures hasn't greenlight anything yet...until they do, this headline is VERY misleading. Unless Dan plans to make the movie with his OWN money.

    August 27, 2011 at 8:10 am | Report abuse |
  137. deadmanwalking47

    without bill murray,who would want to see ghostbusters 3?

    August 27, 2011 at 8:09 am | Report abuse |
  138. Skull Pirate

    If Bill Murray IS in the film, it will be a much better experience for the true GB fans. If he isn't in, then it will be missing that classic Bill Murray-deadpan-humor. And that's just a little sad..

    August 27, 2011 at 7:55 am | Report abuse |
  139. Dan

    Ask Harrison Ford how that 'new blood" thing worked out. Stymied the whole franchise so they can't do anything with it now. PLease just leave it as it was.

    August 27, 2011 at 7:32 am | Report abuse |
  140. Clockwork

    Oh God, PLEASE don't let Ashton Kutcher or any other Hollywood pretty-boy ruin this franchise. I will not spend $10 to see that no-talent hack.

    August 27, 2011 at 7:18 am | Report abuse |
  141. Awesomeface

    What about Ryan Reanolds??? He would be the funny smartass we all want in a ghostbusters flick.... just a thought.

    August 27, 2011 at 6:54 am | Report abuse |
  142. morbid angel

    Hey Bill. Do the movie soo your kids can say. "Hey Isnt this cool?" "Thats my dad!

    August 27, 2011 at 5:57 am | Report abuse |
  143. dx2718

    Do it, Bill! Your career needs it! Your fans want it! And it wouldn't be the same without you!

    August 27, 2011 at 5:10 am | Report abuse |
  144. Beefburger

    HAHA! The joke is on all of you! No Ghostbusters 3. YOU'VE BEEN PUNKED! Dear powers that be, please spare us from another Ashton Kutcher movie.

    If they do make a part 3 then it needs to be named "Ghostbusters 3: The Appology for Part 2 Sucking Massive Gorilla Testicles".

    August 27, 2011 at 4:43 am | Report abuse |
  145. Selfish Meme

    AND – if they bring back Murray they also need to bring back Ernie Hudson!

    Yes – Ernie Hudson – the African American actor thats NOT in the photo above since apparently the white members of Ghost Busters matter...

    Its already an effed up deal.

    August 27, 2011 at 4:38 am | Report abuse |
    • The BlackBuster

      Ernie Hudson's character in the last movie, in the script that made the cutting room floor, was in a dream sequence where he saw a ghost of Aunt Jemima and turned white. Sadly, the producers really didn't know what to do with a fourth white guy since the standard Hollywood makeup is a 'trio".

      August 27, 2011 at 10:07 am | Report abuse |
  146. Selfish Meme

    Oh c'mon does Ashton have to be in everything? Please. Please.

    Get fresh faces – pay Bill Murray top dollar, it can't be a half-a___'ed Ghost Busters without him.

    Jeepers, Kutcher is annoying, stop pushing that hack.

    August 27, 2011 at 4:36 am | Report abuse |
  147. ryan

    I really want to see this, and I know my son, who is almost 7, will be excited. I will see it if Bill Murray isn't in it even though it won't be the same. HOWEVER, I will NOT see it if Ashton Kutcher is in it. He can't act to save his life. As far as CGI, as long as they don't over do it, it should be fine. They should just keep the same type of graphics as in the first two.

    August 27, 2011 at 4:00 am | Report abuse |
  148. Gauntletwielder

    First, learn to spell the names correctly!!!
    Second, if the people making this movie have even the slightest hint of a brain, they will keep Aston Kuther the flock out of the movie!!! I promise I will NEVER watch this movie if Ashton Kutcher is in it. I also vow to trash talk this movie to friends and family if Ashton Kutcher is in it.

    August 27, 2011 at 3:22 am | Report abuse |
  149. KawiMan

    I love most of the work that Dan Aykroyd & Bill Murray have done over the years, but Ghost Busters is not one of them. They are great performers. However, I tried 3 times to watch the original Ghost Busters and hated it. I'll be passing on one, too.

    August 27, 2011 at 2:51 am | Report abuse |
    • Clockwork

      Ghostbusters is a classic. You're the first person I've ever seen that didn't like it.

      August 27, 2011 at 7:21 am | Report abuse |
    • sockpuppet

      @Kawi something is wrong with you. I mean REALLY wrong with you. It's a near perfect movie.

      August 27, 2011 at 3:06 pm | Report abuse |
  150. King Pin

    This guy is a flammer

    August 27, 2011 at 2:48 am | Report abuse |
  151. brett woods

    My prediction... w/ out Mr. Murray ... DOA –

    Ackroyd needs a hit! This is his last chance – I say stick to Drama Dan, because u are just not funny – Think u would have a better chance putting Eddie Murphy in this for his come back!

    August 27, 2011 at 1:36 am | Report abuse |
    • big Spender

      Hey i can see Eddie Murphy doing this movie, he would be great.

      August 27, 2011 at 2:29 am | Report abuse |
  152. Mr. Ed

    He is a f@g a$z just like the mountain a$z pu$sy "Who gives a d*mn". Only f@g a$z b!t(hes like him would watch Jerry Springer.

    August 27, 2011 at 1:16 am | Report abuse |
  153. Tim


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  154. Chris

    You might was well cast him as Ashton Butcher – that is what he woulddo to the movie... butcher it.

    August 27, 2011 at 12:43 am | Report abuse |
  155. peter pea

    no ashton pleeeeeeeeze fpr petes sake pleeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeze

    August 27, 2011 at 12:26 am | Report abuse |
  156. Marco Perches

    Please, for the sake of all that is holy, do not cast Ashton Kutcher. It will totally ruin the movie. I was extremely excited reading this article, and then when I reached the line about Kutcher I cringed. Kutcher is only good at playing dumb doofus type characters. Also, Akroyd, whether you like it or not, Bill Murray is an absolute must have. Peter Venkman is the essence of the GhostBusters movies. It would be like trying to make Pirates of the Carribean without Johnny Depp as Jack Sparrow. It just wouldn't work.

    August 27, 2011 at 12:13 am | Report abuse |
  157. david

    Please Bill, be in the movie! Ernie Hudson isn't necessary but he definitely is.

    August 26, 2011 at 11:45 pm | Report abuse |
  158. Telengard

    This makes no sense. There already *is* a Ghostbusters 3. It is called "Return of the Ghostbusters." Don't believe me? check out:

    August 26, 2011 at 11:28 pm | Report abuse |
    • MySourcesSay

      Hmmm... what's this tiny print here???

      "This is a non profit fan film. It was made by fans and is not for sale."

      August 27, 2011 at 1:52 am | Report abuse |
    • Tryclyde

      Are you joking? That's like me saying I shot Ghostbusters 3 with my video camera with two of my friends and dog as the stars. Many things must not make sense to you.

      August 27, 2011 at 7:26 am | Report abuse |
    • SilentBoy741

      I thought it was called "Evolution" with David Duchovny.

      August 28, 2011 at 5:36 am | Report abuse |
  159. Joe M.

    Ashton Kutcher is New Blood? Gross.

    August 26, 2011 at 11:26 pm | Report abuse |
  160. Elwood

    Can't do it without Bill ef'n Murray! Tallahassee would be devastated.

    August 26, 2011 at 11:15 pm | Report abuse |
  161. Edward Seville

    There is no Ghostbusters without Bill Murray. They do great disservice to the franchise to pretend they can carry on without him. Passing the torch to a new crew already has great potential for mediocrity. Without Murray it is assured. As it is if Lebouf or Kutcher become involved

    August 26, 2011 at 11:15 pm | Report abuse |
  162. Robot

    I don't like the script. I don't think its appropriate to make light of 9/11's dead.

    August 26, 2011 at 11:06 pm | Report abuse |
  163. No Bill, No Sequel

    This cannot and should not be done without the ENTIRE original cast including sigourney weaver. rick moranis and annie potts. I refuse to see it otherwise and especially if ashton kutcher is attached. Let him play on twitter and let real pros do the comedic work.

    August 26, 2011 at 10:56 pm | Report abuse |
    • Jack of Arts

      Given that Mr. Moranis has effectively retired from acting to be a single-father to his kids (he didn't even reprised his role for the video game), it's highly unlikely to return to film. As for Potts, and Weaver, would love to see them years later in the film.

      August 27, 2011 at 11:53 am | Report abuse |
  164. Bdub

    They should make it an all star cast and add Shia LaBouf as well...

    August 26, 2011 at 10:56 pm | Report abuse |
  165. Threeleafs

    It's too bad Bill Murray is more interested in smoking pot and beating his wife to work on his film career.

    I love Murray, but his personal and professional life took a nosedive the moment he put drugs before his friends and his family. Very sad.

    August 26, 2011 at 10:46 pm | Report abuse |
  166. kabito

    im shure they will ruin this moive by putting a black or mexcican guy as a ghostbuster just because its the politcal correct thing 2 do.

    August 26, 2011 at 10:35 pm | Report abuse |
    • mejazzbo

      If you'll remember, Ernie Hudson was an original Ghostbuster. A black actor.

      August 26, 2011 at 10:45 pm | Report abuse |
    • Ricky

      He wasn't an original Ghostbuster. He was hired later.

      August 27, 2011 at 7:28 am | Report abuse |
    • Iowan

      Annie Potts and Rick Moranis were hired labor too, but still no less a part of the team! I'm not sure it isn't too late to hand down the franchise. Might be too large a gap to be relevent.

      August 27, 2011 at 9:02 am | Report abuse |
    • Yawn

      Looks like another reject has come here to rant about "political correctness." My guess is that you dont really even know what you're ranting against. And yes, Ghostbusters already had a Black guy as a lead character. Of course, you wouldn't consider him a "real" Ghostbuster, but then again, you're a bigot. A bigot that can't spell, to boot.

      August 27, 2011 at 12:40 pm | Report abuse |
  167. LifeGard II

    GB3 has been "officially" a go several times since the 90s, and there have been multiple scripts. Once they start actually rolling film (or digital), that's when I'll be interested. I'm all for it being a go, but even this latest news is still no guarantee. I certainly hope I'm wrong though.

    August 26, 2011 at 10:21 pm | Report abuse |
  168. Superhiro

    "In the next movie, Aykroyd says, “We get to hand the equipment and the franchise down to new blood."" <- Funny thing about this is, this is the EXACT plot of the Ghostbusters game for Xbox and Ps3 that came out a couple years ago. Sounds to me like they're just gonna re-use the same script

    August 26, 2011 at 10:17 pm | Report abuse |
  169. mejazzbo

    I was thinking Wayne Brady, Ken Jeong, Michael Cera and Zack Galifianakis. An eclectic group of comic actors. I reserve my opinion on the suggestion of Ashton Kutcher until I see how well he does in "Two and a Half Men". But he did not originally come to mind.

    August 26, 2011 at 10:15 pm | Report abuse |
    • sockpuppet

      oh come on really? can't come up with a more cliche' list than that?

      August 27, 2011 at 1:26 am | Report abuse |
    • maynerd

      Sounds like a cast from hell.
      Youre just joking right?

      August 27, 2011 at 11:11 am | Report abuse |
    • mejazzbo

      for responders: Calm down, guys. Just stirring the pot. Didn't mean to scare you. Dan never listens to me anyway.

      August 28, 2011 at 9:53 am | Report abuse |
  170. mac jones

    They need the money. Thing is, Bill doesn't cuz he's been working LOL. Murray should pass if the script and vibe are not happening. If he does, we are talking one heck of a dog (no pun intended).

    August 26, 2011 at 10:10 pm | Report abuse |
  171. Heep 2

    Please! NO ASHTON KUTCHER.....I will not pay to see that anomaly

    August 26, 2011 at 10:00 pm | Report abuse |
  172. Posterbutnotoften

    It is amazing to me, how many airheads we have out there in this world. If anyone out there had been following Bill Murray online the past couple of years and had been paying attention, red flags would have been clearly seen. They have been waving everywhere! Do I know anything for sure by 100%? No, but what I do know is this: Bill Murray began suffering some kind of a health crisis last fall, carrying into winter past February, and I believe he has known for quite some time about something very serious that has happened with his health. Can anyone recognize literal sarchasm when they see it? Bill Murray said he’d only do 3 if were a ghost. Hey people, get a clue! He didn’t mean being cast as a ghost, he meant that by the time filming starts, he expects to be a ghost. That’s why he hasn’t committed to anything. Why would he, if he knew he wouldn’t be around long enough for filming to complete? In his mind, that'd knowingly break a commitment. I disagree with Bill Murray about a lot of things. Personally, I believe when it comes to judgement and decision making that all to often, he's had his head up his rear-end. I can honestly say though, that he is a professional and will not commit to a movie he doesn't plan on making.

    Someday, like we all will, Bill Murray will meet our maker. The thought of him being gone makes me miserable. I don't like the idea of being around to see that.

    August 26, 2011 at 9:48 pm | Report abuse |
    • maynerd

      Yeah I guess youre right
      Only an airhead wouldnt follow Bill Murry on the net for years

      August 27, 2011 at 11:20 am | Report abuse |
  173. Greg G.

    Aston Kutcher in "GhostBusters" is like.... ASTON KUTCHER IN "STAR WARS"!!!!!
    I just threw up in my mouth a little...
    Some things are sacred...DO NOT WANT!

    "GhostBusters 3"... Mr. Akroyd; please don't let it suck. "GhostBusters II" was an abortion.
    If you're going to revisit this franchise, you'd better have your A-Game and A-Squad going in.
    Hint: Bill Murray, no matter HOW much he demands, is your A-Squad, and worth every cent, IF the story of the movie can deliver.

    August 26, 2011 at 9:44 pm | Report abuse |
  174. Sharon O

    coming to Cineplex near you: 'Ghostbusters 3: Comin' cut of Retirement'... in 3-D!

    August 26, 2011 at 9:34 pm | Report abuse |
    • Sharon O

      Okay... I messed that up. Here we go again: Coming to a Cineplex near you: Ghostbusters III: Comin' Out of Retirement! ... in 3-D!

      August 26, 2011 at 9:36 pm | Report abuse |
  175. Andy

    A ghosbuters movie without the King Bill Murray? DOOMED for failure. Sorry

    August 26, 2011 at 9:27 pm | Report abuse |
  176. Preston

    Oh, God. Please, not Ashton Kutcher

    August 26, 2011 at 9:26 pm | Report abuse |
  177. Kay

    Oh, and you can bet Murray won't do it. He's been trying to shed his 80s goofball persona for years now. He'll never take a role that just reminds people of the stuff he'd rather they forgot.

    And yes, Dan, GB DOES need Murray. Venkman was the freaking main character! Without him you might as well forget the whole thing.

    August 26, 2011 at 9:20 pm | Report abuse |
    • Posterbutnotoften

      What Bill Murray doesn't realize, is that he has not done himself any favors. His brightest days were in the 80's. He is still every bit as talented, but unfortuntely his idea of good entertainment is terrible. I understand he (supposedly) is in the process of filming FDR (no pics yet to show anything on set, no actor interviews, no pics of him on twitter, it's downright wierd), but every movie previous to that (after Lost in Translation, and foward) has somehow involved death. I'm so tired of that, but noticed he still chose that mold for Passion Play, regardless that it was a horrible movie. I think there is a reason for that. I wonder if he's been using his roles to send some kind of a message.

      August 26, 2011 at 9:53 pm | Report abuse |
    • sockpuppet

      BM also spends a lot of time drinking in bars with college-aged kids getting off on fan love, if the rumors are real. He's a lonely old man.

      August 27, 2011 at 1:24 am | Report abuse |
  178. Adrian

    Please do not cast Ashton Kutcher...I really want to see this movie, but if he's in there, I'm definitely not. I'm sure many of my friends would agree with me. I hope the producers heed the comments on this page.

    August 26, 2011 at 9:18 pm | Report abuse |
  179. Kay

    It's 2011, not 1984. The first movie was great, why not just leave it that way and not try to recreate something that can't be duplicated? Or take that talent and write something NEW, not a copy of a hit you had almost thirty years ago??

    August 26, 2011 at 9:15 pm | Report abuse |
  180. James

    Ashton Kutcher wouldn't be in the line up if I had anything to say about it. I could see Raine Wilson carrying a positron collider though.

    August 26, 2011 at 9:11 pm | Report abuse |
  181. Raz

    Well, if it's as good as Ghostbusters 2....Oh, wait, that sucked. A comedy movie with no comedy. Brilliant idea.

    August 26, 2011 at 9:10 pm | Report abuse |
  182. zoundsman

    Goodie. GB 1 was a hoot, also revolutionary with that Marshmallow Giant.
    Let 'er rip guys.

    August 26, 2011 at 9:10 pm | Report abuse |
  183. Muleboy

    This movie is going to suck. Murray was on Howard Stern early this year talking about this "passing of the torch" concept. Said it was supposed to be handed to Chris Farley and few other guys years ago (before Farley died). It sounded like he wan't interested in doing it. Don't think he will change his mind all these years later.

    August 26, 2011 at 9:06 pm | Report abuse |
  184. Geoff Q

    If they actually go ahead and cast Kutcher, this will end up being like the last Indy Jones or Star Trek...non-canon to me. will never see it, will not exist.

    August 26, 2011 at 8:54 pm | Report abuse |
    • DesertRat

      Can't speak to the latest Indy Jones, but the Star Trek was surprisingly canon without beating new fans over the head with it. Of course, my fave part was discovering they'd cast Simon Peg as the young Scottie, lol.

      (Have to agree about Ashton, though. Ugh.)

      August 27, 2011 at 12:23 pm | Report abuse |
  185. Mark

    First of all, I don't see how GB3 can be filmed without Bill Murray. It was his humor that gave the rest of the ensemble something to play off. And since it appears that this is going to be the last film with the original cast, I don't see how it could hurt his career, as long as Akroyd and Zemekis wrote a quality script. Now as far as a hand off to a new generation, there are quite a few actors that would fit in this type of context. Heck, if the ensemble from "the Hangover weren't so tightly associated with that franchise, I think the entire groupe would be a great second generation. But not Ashton please.

    August 26, 2011 at 8:52 pm | Report abuse |
  186. JeffinIL

    Why not just go for the box-office trifecta of doom and have Ashton Kutcher, Pauly Shore and Lindsey Lohan? If you're gonna bomb, might as well ride it down whooping like Maj. Kong.

    August 26, 2011 at 8:51 pm | Report abuse |
  187. loaba

    Bill yes, Kutcher no = win
    Bill no, Kutcher yes = no win

    August 26, 2011 at 8:42 pm | Report abuse |
  188. Curt Green

    about time,,,, 32,,, was 5 in 84,, been a frigging loooonnnggg wait,, go dan go,,,:D

    August 26, 2011 at 8:32 pm | Report abuse |
  189. Babak From LA

    I am tired of the remakes ... How about something new Hollywood?

    August 26, 2011 at 8:28 pm | Report abuse |
  190. Joystick

    I'd rather have Bobby Brown make another cameo, than to watch Ashton.

    ....and they better have Sigourney Weaver!!!!

    August 26, 2011 at 8:23 pm | Report abuse |
  191. JeffinIL

    Ashton Kutcher is a modern Ted McGinley, the final nail in the coffin of success.

    August 26, 2011 at 8:21 pm | Report abuse |
    • maynerd

      HOW DARE YOU insult Ted like that.
      Besides, Ted was funny in Married with Children

      Asston Moore has never been funny in anything!

      August 27, 2011 at 11:29 am | Report abuse |
  192. Aletheya

    I agree with everyone else, it seems. Please, NO ASHTON KUTCHER!

    Oh, and to "Gozer" – George Noory, Jason Hawes and Grant Wilson, really? I hope that was a joke. I'd rather see Ashton Kutcher, and I REALLY don't want to see Ashton Kutcher. The TAPS guys are bogus, and Noory is an asshat.

    August 26, 2011 at 8:18 pm | Report abuse |
  193. A-ron

    Normally I found defend, but I agree that Ashton should not be anywhere near these franchise. He's only good for playing a very non-intellegant character. Kelso in That 70's, and Dude Where's My Car are the only good things he has ever done. And yes, "Dude, Where's My Car?" is a stoner movie, but they have to be made.

    August 26, 2011 at 8:16 pm | Report abuse |
  194. JeffinIL

    It has been 22 years since the last Ghostbusters movie.
    The key words in the previous sentence are "has been".

    August 26, 2011 at 8:13 pm | Report abuse |
  195. JB

    I'll believe it when I see it, but I won't hold my breath.

    August 26, 2011 at 8:12 pm | Report abuse |
  196. Freddie

    Ghostbusters 3x crappier than the first two. The cast must be out of money.

    August 26, 2011 at 8:10 pm | Report abuse |
  197. film cynic

    "We have an excellent script." Not likely. Or rather, if they do, I'm certain it will be doctored to hell before it gets to our theaters.

    August 26, 2011 at 8:07 pm | Report abuse |
    • R

      Yes – and you must be intimately involved in this to make such an astute comment.........IDIOT!

      August 26, 2011 at 8:36 pm | Report abuse |
  198. sam

    Yes, please, make another unnecessary sequel to a classic and puke all over it with CGI just so you can make a few more bucks.

    August 26, 2011 at 7:48 pm | Report abuse |
  199. ghstbstr

    I have been waiting for Ghostbusters 3 since I saw Ghostbusters 2 in the theater since I was a kid, and I really really like the Ghostbusters movies as they are my favorite movies ever.
    Like other have said please no Ashton Kutcher or Jack Black as having either in it will ruin the Ghostbusters.
    And I really hope that all 4 of the original Ghostbusters better be in it, because it wouldn't be a Ghostbusters movie without them.

    August 26, 2011 at 7:45 pm | Report abuse |
  200. Kevin

    Ashton Kutcher? That will kill my interest in the franchise. Actually, Ashton Kutcher kills my interest in anything.

    August 26, 2011 at 7:39 pm | Report abuse |
  201. Gozer

    Charlie Sheen might actually kick some ass in this movie.

    August 26, 2011 at 7:37 pm | Report abuse |
  202. jay in florida

    I really do hope Aykroyd and Murray set their differences aside if they have any, and that the movie proceeds with both of them. Yes, the role is larger than any single person, Aykroyd. But that does not erase the past history that created the fan base. For the sake of good memories, the two of you should reach a consensus so that you can "hand down the franchise to new blood" leaving nothing but the greatest of memories in all the fan base.

    August 26, 2011 at 7:36 pm | Report abuse |
    • DaveH

      I recently read that Murray was holding out for Venkman to be a ghost in this one...

      August 27, 2011 at 9:50 am | Report abuse |
  203. Steven

    While seeing the original cast finally hanging up their roles is sentimentally sad, if Kutcher is in this film, it's over before they turn on the first camera.

    August 26, 2011 at 7:36 pm | Report abuse |
  204. SilentBoy741

    “We get to hand the equipment and the franchise down to new blood."

    Ick, what's that smell...? Oh. Another "reboot".

    August 26, 2011 at 7:36 pm | Report abuse |
  205. Gozer

    YAAAAYYY!!! going to the movies just became fun and eventful again. Need to get George Noory in there somewhere, along with Jason Hawes and Grant Wilson of TAPS. DO IT UP!

    August 26, 2011 at 7:33 pm | Report abuse |
  206. Nobody

    I'm surprised Paul Rudd, Seth Rogen, Jason Segel and Judd Apatow aren't involed in this

    August 26, 2011 at 7:21 pm | Report abuse |
    • Marcus Martin

      Don't forget Seth Green.

      August 27, 2011 at 2:29 am | Report abuse |
    • Mrsoandso

      Bill Hader would be perfect.

      August 27, 2011 at 4:05 am | Report abuse |
    • Mrsoandso

      And casting Ashton would be the worst insult to fans, and Bill. It has to be a bad joke.

      August 27, 2011 at 4:09 am | Report abuse |
    • DaveH

      Earlier reports had Seth Rogen involved in this, possibly even in a writing capacity as well as acting.

      August 27, 2011 at 9:48 am | Report abuse |
    • maynerd

      Sounds like a cast 10yr olds would love because they dont know any better yet

      August 27, 2011 at 11:37 am | Report abuse |
  207. ItsAboutMyThoughts

    You want a solid ghost buster movie? Check this cast out: Ghost Busters: Jack Black (group's b.i.t.c.h) Robert Downy Jr. (male shovinist, lookin for ghost buster fame), Vince Vaughn (guy with a ghost problem, complains alot and ends up becoming ghost buster unwillingly, skeptical of ghosts even when the gb's snag one), Craig Robinson (Likes to eat and is terribly scared of ghosts). Make this the cast and keep it a secret until one watches the movie. This would be easy since no footage trailers are necessary for this film. Having a fully loaded cast only works when the audience doesnt expect it. Otherwise, we expect too much.

    August 26, 2011 at 7:20 pm | Report abuse |
    • sockpuppet

      ///Could definitely see Vaugn in a GB movie! Good Call. Not sure about JB, as muCh as I like him, he's too over the top. Robert Downey Could work

      August 27, 2011 at 1:18 am | Report abuse |
    • maynerd

      Don't quit your day job

      August 27, 2011 at 11:40 am | Report abuse |
  208. Jfish

    Please, not Ashton. He is not an actor! He's a wanna be!

    August 26, 2011 at 7:15 pm | Report abuse |
  209. Jae

    Ernie Hudson better be in it!

    August 26, 2011 at 6:58 pm | Report abuse |
  210. Dong

    Handing it to new blood sucks! Typical Hollywood crap!

    August 26, 2011 at 6:57 pm | Report abuse |
  211. max_headroom

    mmmmm more gbusters goodness. I really hope they dont mess it up. Bill, please get on board. And no Kutcher. I nominate Zach Galifinakis to take Bill's place.

    August 26, 2011 at 6:54 pm | Report abuse |
    • NoKutcher

      Lmao, hell yeah to Zach! I would see GB3 if he replaces Murry. I, in fact do like Zach Galifinakis. I like his humour, but that remains to be seen if the script is good or not and the director. Zach is much more appealing actor than Kutcher. I enjoyed him in HangOver, lmao.

      Another poster mentioned Demi Moore called in a few favors...makes sense, I wouldn't doubt it. Sugar-mommy has to take care of her boy-toy, right?

      August 27, 2011 at 3:33 pm | Report abuse |
  212. Layne

    I'm seeing a lot of Ashton Kutcher hate around here. I saw a lot of Daniel Craig hate before Casino Royale, too.

    Then Casino Royale came out, and Mr. Craig shut 95% of the critics up by playing James Bond superbly.

    Don't knock him before he's had a chance to play the part.

    Just sayin'.

    August 26, 2011 at 6:54 pm | Report abuse |
    • cj

      Oh,come on.The Bourne franchise has handed Bond its proverbial ass.Ashton doesnt compare to Craig in any way at all.Its the 'Demi Moore calling in favors' show for this kid and everyone knows it.

      August 26, 2011 at 7:00 pm | Report abuse |
    • SilentBoy741

      So let's remake Casino Royale with Ashton Kutcher and see if your argument still stands.

      August 26, 2011 at 7:33 pm | Report abuse |
    • maynerd

      Big difference
      Danial Craig can actually act
      Bad actors deserve only so many chances

      August 26, 2011 at 7:50 pm | Report abuse |
  213. Mario

    NO ASHTON KUTCHER!!!! I won't go to see this if the cast sucks. I like the rumor about Eliza Dushku will be in it, but if it has Ashton or Justin Timberlake, then forget it I won't even rent it online.

    August 26, 2011 at 6:53 pm | Report abuse |
  214. PlainJane

    Kutcher in this movie is not as bad as Tom Cruise playing Jack Reacher in "One Shot". Jack Reacher (in the book) is 6'5" and 250lbs. Can you picture Tom Cruise playing THAT part?? I'll not watch either movie. Worst casting in the world.

    August 26, 2011 at 6:51 pm | Report abuse |
    • DMS

      @ PlainJane... Wow! Really?! Cruise as Jack Reacher? I am living overseas and hadn't heard about that. I love the Jack Reacher books (have read all of them I think) but you're totally right... Terrible casting to put Cruise as Reacher. They need some tall, rugged, manly guy to play that character.

      August 27, 2011 at 5:29 am | Report abuse |
    • MetsFanSInce73

      No problem. Surround him with Oompa Loompas, and he looks 6'5" at least.

      OK, maybe not. Pre-teen Oompa Loompas should do the trick though.

      August 27, 2011 at 3:55 pm | Report abuse |
  215. sweet

    it wont be the same without murry. Go watch the the original and tell me if it would have worked without him.

    August 26, 2011 at 6:43 pm | Report abuse |
  216. tr

    great news, I hope Bill does the movie. but if Ashton Kutcher is in it then I'll never see it. I hate him. I refuse to watch anything with him in it.

    August 26, 2011 at 6:43 pm | Report abuse |
  217. ghostbuster wife

    My husband is SO excited about GB 3 he can't hardly stand it! It won't be the same without Bill Murray, but he's playing his cards well and holding out for extra cash is what that's all about. Hope he changes his mind. Ashton Kutcher?? It's kind of a screwball movie, so he may do well in it.

    August 26, 2011 at 6:33 pm | Report abuse |
  218. mj

    please, God, not Ashton Kutcher

    August 26, 2011 at 6:33 pm | Report abuse |
  219. oh god no...

    Please no Ashton Kutcher... he'll ruin it.


    August 26, 2011 at 6:28 pm | Report abuse |
  220. Joe

    Ashton Kutcher?! Please don't mess this movie up before it starts!!!

    August 26, 2011 at 6:26 pm | Report abuse |
  221. EpicFail

    No Murry, no movie, period.

    August 26, 2011 at 6:25 pm | Report abuse |
    • Bill M.

      I've been trying to tell 'em ...

      August 26, 2011 at 8:40 pm | Report abuse |
    • jose ruinas

      Obviously you're a huge fan given the fact that you can't even spell his name correctly. Dumb dumb!

      August 26, 2011 at 10:30 pm | Report abuse |
    • Ashton K.

      C'mon Bill! -we can make some easy money on this one...I don't know about you but It's only uphill for me...Yeaa! Ghostbusters!!

      August 28, 2011 at 5:42 pm | Report abuse |
  222. brian

    the story headline should read "Ghostbusters 3, OH NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO". Why dont studios and actors know why to say NO FRIGGIN WAY?!@?!@ This is like Blues Brothers 2000, Indiana Jones of recent, and the Star Wars prequels... Greed smells quite similar to crap...

    August 26, 2011 at 6:24 pm | Report abuse |
    • Marcus Martin

      But there was the recent Ghostbusters Video game and that was a hit. 😀

      August 27, 2011 at 2:27 am | Report abuse |
  223. Richard Fore

    I want to be the Key Master this time around, I wonder who will be the Gate Keeper. Uh Uh Uh UHHHHHH

    August 26, 2011 at 5:58 pm | Report abuse |
  224. Superhiro

    Good god, I didn't even see the Kutcher part. Yes. PLEASE no Kutcher. PLEASE?

    August 26, 2011 at 5:53 pm | Report abuse |
  225. Matt

    Very Very Excited ... until I read the last line. I'm all for adding some new blood along with the original cast, but Ashton Kutcher ... really!? What a way to ruin a franchise!

    August 26, 2011 at 5:52 pm | Report abuse |
  226. Savikain

    Please......pleeeeeeeeeease no Ashton Kutcher

    August 26, 2011 at 5:51 pm | Report abuse |
    • Darren

      Agreed. Look at Kutcher's track record..."Dude, Where's My Car?"..."The Butterfly Effect"..."What Happens In Vegas"...

      Not exactly quality entertainment that we'll be talking about in twenty years as we continue to talk about "Ghostbusters." He has name recognition, but not the talent or power to carry a project that may have humor more sophisticated then a locker room after gym class.

      August 26, 2011 at 6:59 pm | Report abuse |
  227. Maynerd

    I want to see this movie
    If ass clown Ashton Kutcher is in it I won't be seeing it and I'm sure ALOT of people agree with me!

    August 26, 2011 at 5:50 pm | Report abuse |
    • Abbyka

      Agreed. I've officially stopped watching Two and a Half men because they cast Ashton Kutcher. Ugh, he's so annoying.

      August 26, 2011 at 7:38 pm | Report abuse |
    • Rene'

      Ashton Kutcher does indeed blow big ropey goat chunks. NO THANK YOU. Besides, he doesn't have the look. What about Seth Rogan? He's got the right personality and look for it, though I do question if he's got the sharp comedic timing of the originals.

      August 26, 2011 at 9:19 pm | Report abuse |
    • Rey

      I wont watch any tv show news report or movie with ashcrap in it;. cant stand his acting or his voice and sorry to all those teeny boppers who like him but he is fricken ugly. used to like two and a half men till they put him in it wont watch it anymore.. hes a looser

      August 26, 2011 at 9:56 pm | Report abuse |
    • Rey

      only part ashton should have if they absolutly have to cast him is of a ghost or other creature that they are going to get rid of..

      August 26, 2011 at 9:58 pm | Report abuse |
    • Ancient Curse

      Let's have Dane Cook instead. He could say stuff like "He slimed me... in my junk. Let's have a sangwich," and then I could shoot myself in the face.

      August 26, 2011 at 10:23 pm | Report abuse |
    • sockpuppet

      @anCient thanks a lot for making me laugh–I woke everyone up. Hope you're happy.

      August 27, 2011 at 1:15 am | Report abuse |
    • Marcus Martin

      I second that comment as I can't stand Ashton Kusher. I mean there are times were he isn't that funny,

      August 27, 2011 at 2:25 am | Report abuse |
    • AL


      August 27, 2011 at 9:31 am | Report abuse |
    • vania burall

      yes..i agree

      August 27, 2011 at 11:02 am | Report abuse |
    • NoKutcher

      I agree, no Kutcher. Moment I heard that I almost piddled my pants and tasted vomit. GB 3 will be a flop if that a$$-clown gets cast. Furthemore, GB 3 will be a flop without Bill Murry. Murry is a very appealing actor in my view and as a fan of GB, he is integral to the third installment. We all know that sequals and trilogy have declining success. Only exception I can think of is Lord of the RIngs. I would feel more comfortable if I knew Kutcher was flippin burgers as a fry cook.

      August 27, 2011 at 3:13 pm | Report abuse |
    • Rugbyball

      I agree, NO Ashton. He is a HORRIBLE actor and adds nothing but disgust.
      You can do much better than him, even an unknown would be better.
      Why not Christian Finnegan? Seriously he is good. http://www.christianfinnegan.com/

      August 27, 2011 at 4:35 pm | Report abuse |
    • drwelby

      The only reason Kutcher is getting work in Hollywood is because he's firmly attached to Demi's teet.

      August 27, 2011 at 6:35 pm | Report abuse |
  228. MedicMax

    This provides more incentive to go on living.

    August 26, 2011 at 5:44 pm | Report abuse |
  229. Superhiro

    Sadly it's destined to fail without Bill Murray.

    August 26, 2011 at 5:41 pm | Report abuse |
    • Bill M.

      Sad but true. ...so Who you gonna call?

      August 26, 2011 at 8:37 pm | Report abuse |
    • playjojo

      1) I thought they did 3. 2) NO, you're right, without Murray don't even try! And 3) I've been hearing WAY to much about Ashton Kutcher. Yes he was a riot in "That 70s show" And excellent in "The Butterfly Effect" But There's nothing worse than when they start throwing someone at you in everything. And what, are they going to get Demi to replace Sigourney?

      August 27, 2011 at 12:35 pm | Report abuse |
    • Ghostbusted

      So, no Bill Murray and Ashton Kutcher will be in it? That sounds absolutely awful.

      August 27, 2011 at 3:13 pm | Report abuse |
    • vegan

      well according to the article, the movie will work with or without Bill Murray. So no, it will not fail without Bill Murray.

      August 27, 2011 at 3:16 pm | Report abuse |
    • Agreed

      Without Bill Murray, it doesn't matter who they bring back. I just hope it hangs on to the dry, witty humor that made the series so funny. I'm concerned that Aykroyd's old school style might not hit well with the new audiences, and make it seem at glance like like "Your dad trying way too hard to be hip with the times" kind of feel. (Look at the last Indiana Jones film, right?) As for the new blood, I wouldn't have chosen Aston(For anything really unless I need a guy to jump and shout at people) One of my favorite movies growing up, I'm excited to see what they do.

      August 27, 2011 at 5:44 pm | Report abuse |
    • drwelby

      "Basically, they can do without you, Mr. Murray!" -Yeah, like doing the Blues Brothers without John Belushi.

      August 27, 2011 at 6:27 pm | Report abuse |
    • Bob

      No Bill Murray but yes Ashton Kutcher? This is Blues Brothers 2000 all over again. FAIL!!!!

      August 27, 2011 at 7:23 pm | Report abuse |
  230. rEALLY?


    August 26, 2011 at 5:34 pm | Report abuse |
    • Jonesy

      What about Sigourney Weaver????

      August 27, 2011 at 7:36 am | Report abuse |
    • Victor

      The 3 movie would be great just don't waste everyone's time by casting Ashton in the movie. He adds no value, there are many other talented actors that would make more of an impact and would get the people to the ticket booths. Ashton no, anyone else yes.

      August 27, 2011 at 12:34 pm | Report abuse |
    • Belhade

      "No Bill Murray but yes Ashton Kutcher? This is Blues Brothers 2000 all over again. FAIL!!!!"

      Whoa whoa...WHOA! I wouldn't go that far. There's a legitimate reason they couldn't bring Belushi along for BB2000...and I hold John Goodman to considerably higher esteem than AK (can you say "spray and pray"?) That was a case of doing the best hey could with what they had, which was unfortunate. Not getting Murray but casting Ashton would be a disaster of Stay-Puft-like proportions!

      August 27, 2011 at 11:38 pm | Report abuse |
    • Please Not Reitman

      Let us all bow our heads in silent prayer that that incredibly unfunny Ivan Reitman is not involved. The ugliest personality on the planet directing comedy! No good can come of that. Stay in Montecito. Maybe an earthquake will wipe the place out.

      August 28, 2011 at 12:50 am | Report abuse |
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      August 28, 2011 at 7:45 am | Report abuse |
    • Cntrysky

      I thought Murray was going to take part but only if his character is killed off near the beginning.

      August 28, 2011 at 2:16 pm | Report abuse |
    • J. Midmo

      Please do not cast Ashton Kutcher. This movie is not for him. In the same way that Green Lantern was not the right movie for Bryan Reynolds. I do not dislike these actors; I dislike that a classic idea/movie will probably be written around the similar character that each actor plays constantly in different movies. Disagree??? Tell me Bryan Reynolds did not play "Van Wilder" in Blade 3....k.

      August 28, 2011 at 6:02 pm | Report abuse |
    • david burns

      I have had a difficult time figuring how Bill Murray got paid for any of his movie roles. Please leave him out.

      August 29, 2011 at 6:36 am | Report abuse |
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