Sigourney Weaver hasn’t been requested to reprise the position of Dana Barrett within the Ghostbusters: Afterlife sequel
The sequel to Ghostbusters: Afterlife (watch it HERE), which is scheduled to succeed in theatres on Wednesday, December 20, 2023, has been filming for some time now – and whereas cameras are rolling on that undertaking, Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters II star Sigourney Weaver, who had a fast cameo in Ghostbusters: Afterlife, is doing the press rounds for the movie Grasp Gardener. (You’ll be able to see our personal Weaver / Grasp Gardener interview at THIS LINK.) Whereas speaking to the parents at Collider concerning the movie, Weaver revealed that she hasn’t been requested to come back again for the Ghostbusters: Afterlife sequel.
When requested if she’s returning to the world of Ghostbusters, Weaver stated, “No, I imply, I wasn’t requested to be on this Ghostbusters, and I believe, you already know, a bit of of us goes a great distance.”
Ghostbusters: Afterlife stars Finn Wolfhard and Mckenna Grace are again for the sequel, reprising the roles of Trevor and Phoebe. They’re joined within the forged by Carrie Coon, enjoying Trevor and Phoebe’s mother Callie; Paul Rudd as his Afterlife character Gary Grooberson; Ernie Hudson as Winston Zeddemore, one of many authentic Ghostbusters; William Atherton as Walter Peck, the antagonistic EPA inspector from the primary Ghostbusters movie; and new additions Kumail Nanjiani (The Massive Sick), Patton Oswalt (The King of Queens), James Acaster (Hypothetical), and Emily Alyn Lind (Physician Sleep).
At first, Afterlife director Jason Reitman was anticipated to take the helm, as soon as once more directing from a screenplay he was writing with Gil Kenan – however then it was revealed that Kenan will really be directing the brand new movie. He beforehand directed the animated film Monster Home, the live-action movies Metropolis of Ember, A Boy Known as Christmas, and the remake of Poltergeist, and an episode of the Scream TV collection.
When he took the directing job, Kenan stated, “It’s an absolute honor to select up the proton pack and step behind the digicam for the subsequent chapter of the Spengler household saga. I simply want I may return to 1984 and inform the child within the sixth row of the Mann Valley West that someday he was going to get to direct a Ghostbusters movie.“
Reitman added, “A couple of years in the past, my father (Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters II director Ivan Reitman) handed me the keys to Ecto-1 and collectively we made Ghostbusters: Afterlife. Phrases won’t ever categorical how grateful I’m to have made a movie with my father by my aspect. It’s now time at hand these keys to my artistic companion and fellow Ghostbuster Gil Kenan, a superb director who will maintain the Spengler spirit alive. I can solely hope to offer him the identical producorial care and assist that my father confirmed me.“
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