No Ghostbusters 3. Why?

#1 Posted by BigDo6 (166 posts) -

Anyone have a fairly good idea why Ghostbusters 3 isn't being made? I've heard several rumors and looked online, but I haven't been able to find anything legitimate.

#2 Posted by BloodRavyne (126 posts) -

The video game IS GB3

#3 Posted by BigDo6 (166 posts) -

I understand that BloodRawne, I get that the game is taking the place of the Ghostbusters movie, but I wonder why they aren't making the movie.

#4 Posted by evilhomer (429 posts) -
BigDo6 said:
"I understand that BloodRawne, I get that the game is taking the place of the Ghostbusters movie, but I wonder why they aren't making the movie."
the movie didnt get the greenlight from studio heads, but akyrod/ramis still wanted to make gb so they went video game instead
#5 Posted by Systech (4078 posts) -
evilhomer said:
"BigDo6 said:
"I understand that BloodRawne, I get that the game is taking the place of the Ghostbusters movie, but I wonder why they aren't making the movie."
the movie didnt get the greenlight from studio heads, but akyrod/ramis still wanted to make gb so they went video game instead
"
Also, they're getting pretty damn old. I would rather them not pull a Crystal Skull.
#6 Posted by BigDo6 (166 posts) -

Good point systech. Ha ha!

#7 Posted by Lemegeton (780 posts) -

i think Bill Murray did not want to do a 3rd movie either. im hoping this game wont just be a once off

#8 Posted by Jax (461 posts) -

Yeah, Bill Murray didn't want to do another movie, and the execs up at the study didn't believe it could be done.

#9 Posted by Jared (557 posts) -
Jax said:
"Yeah, Bill Murray didn't want to do another movie, and the execs up at the study didn't believe it could be done.
"
Thats what I read as well. I believe Bill Murray's comment in regards to not doing GB3 were that he doesn't do those "types" of movies anymore.
#10 Posted by Superspiritgun (43 posts) -

But he does those type of video games now? Whatever, doesn't matter, I can not wait for this game. If it's good it'll be the best thing since...well....since ghostbusters 2!

#11 Posted by jakob187 (21671 posts) -

GB3 was going to be the Apatow crew of actors playing newbie Ghostbusters (ya know, Seth Rogen and those guys).  Apparently, studios didn't dig it.


The game was already in production before the movie, and the game was so far along already that it would've been a waste.  Plus, from what I understand, Atari paid a pretty penny for it.  My guess is they are hoping it'll pull them back into the public eye...and out of some fucking debt.

Unfortunately, Ghostbusters has the name "Terminal Reality" attached to it...and I'm not huge fans of those guys, nor have they ever really delivered a polished game that was worth talking about for long.

So we'll see what happens...
#12 Posted by DemonicPoetGamer (70 posts) -

Ghost Busters 3 would of been good in the nineties. But now? No. It would of been a wreck. Now that they are so old, bringing in new actors would of killed it also. The game is the best they can do. It might make a shit ton of money too.

#13 Posted by Jackel2072 (2261 posts) -

Ghostbusters 3 may become a reality   

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1289401/news#ni0621598

granted they have been talking about a 3rd movie for as long as i can remember, but never the less.

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