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Christine Lavaf To Pen Twilight Zone Reboot

Screenwriter Christine Lavaf is working on a reboot of 'The Twilight Zone'.Warner Bros has been trying to develop the new movie version of the hit horror since 2009 and a number of directors were lined...

Ivan Reitman Wants Ghostbusters To Tour

Ivan Reitman wants 'Ghostbusters' to move around the world.The 70-year-old filmmaker - who directed the original 1984 movie and its 1989 follow-up - is keen to expand the franchise even further and thinks it would...

Dan Aykroyd Slams Paul Feig

Dan Aykroyd has slammed Paul Feig for crippling any chance of a new 'Ghostbusters' movie.The 64-year-old actor has previously praised the filmmaker's 2016 all-female reboot of the franchise, but has now hit out at the...

Kevin Hart To Star In The Great Outdoors Reboot

Kevin Hart has been cast in the reboot of 'The Great Outdoors'.The 37-year-old comedian-and-actor will be joining the cast in the reboot of the 1980s comedy and Deadline say 'Billions' writer Randall Green will be...

Dan Aykroyd's Family Plans With Carrie Fisher

Dan Aykroyd and Carrie Fisher considered starting a family together.The 'Ghostbusters' star began dating the late Hollywood legend in 1978 after meeting on 'Saturday Night Live' and after they got engaged in 1980, they talked...

Ghostbusters Live-action And Animated Film In The Works

Producer Ivan Reitman has confirmed there is both a 'Ghostbusters' live-action and animated film in the works. The 70-year-old filmmaker - who produced the two original 'Ghostbusters' movies in 1984 and 1989 - has revealed...

Dan Aykroyd Writes Moving Essay About Former Fiancee Carrie Fisher

Nearly a month after the terrible news of her death that caused the world to mourn her loss, Carrie Fisher’s one-time fiancé Dan Aykroyd has penned a moving essay about his friend and former lover...

Dan Aykroyd Pays Heartfelt Tribute To Ex-fiancee Carrie Fisher

Dan Aykroyd has paid tribute to his ex-fiancee Carrie Fisher after her sudden death last month.The 'Ghostbusters' star began dating the late Hollywood legend in 1978 after meeting on 'Saturday Night Live' and they were...

Dan Aykroyd: The Internet Is The 'Devil's Gateway'

Dan Aykroyd thinks the internet is ''the devil's gateway''.The 64-year-old actor has revealed he lives in fear of being hacked and thinks people are especially ''mean'' to others on the web.He explained: ''I don't have...

Dan Aykroyd: 'Leslie Jones' Trolls Have No Lives Of Their Own'

The Ghostbusters actress was forced to quit the micro blogging site on Monday (18Jul16) after being subjected to vile racist messages. Since then, hordes of stars have come out in support of the star, with...

Melissa Mccarthy Hits Back At Ghostbusters Critics

The 'Ghostbusters' cast have hit back at critics of the all-female reboot.When the film was originally announced it attracted widespread criticism from fans of the 1984 original - which starred Bill Murray - due to...

Paul Feig: I Understand Ghostbusters Concerns

Paul Feig understands why fans are ''nervous'' about his new 'Ghostbusters' movie.The 53-year-old film director understands the backlash from diehard fans of the original two movies who are unhappy he has rebooted the franchise with...

Bill Murray Shows Support For 'Ghostbusters' With Jimmy Kimmel Union

If you're still unsure as to what to think about the upcoming 'Ghostbusters' re-boot starring Melissa McCarthy and others in the originally male lead roles, let the cast of the original movie help you. They...

Melissa Mccarthy Mocks Ghostbusters Critics

The Bridesmaids actress stars alongside Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones and Kate MCKinnon in the all-female remake of the 1984 flick, directed by Paul Feig. The original film starred Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, and the late...

Dan Aykroyd Recovering After Hospitalisation

The actor was taken to a Santa Monica, California hospital by paramedics after complaining of stomach pain on Saturday morning. Sources tell TMZ Dan was treated for a minor stomach ailment and...

Judd Apatow: 'Haters Of Ghostbusters Reboot Are Probably Trump Supporters'

Director Judd Apatow, who helmed Trainwreck and The 40-Year-Old Virgin, has hit out at those who’ve criticised the upcoming Ghostbusters reboot. Speaking to Uproxx, the director say that those who bash the female-led reboot are...

Dan Aykroyd Claims 'Ghostbusters' Is Funnier And Scarier Than The Original

The new 'Ghostbusters' movie starring female actresses in the originally male roles has been dividing opinions lately. Fans of the original aren't necessarily taking to the idea kindly, but they'd be interested to know that...

Dan Aykroyd Praises New Ghostbusters Film

The funnyman starred in the 1984 sci-fi comedy and its subsequent 1989 sequel, but ever since news of an all-female version of the beloved film surfaced, fans have been quick to criticise the...

Dan Aykroyd And John Belushi's Widow Set To Pitch 'Blues Brothers' Animated Series To Networks

Dan Aykroyd is working with John Belushi’s widow to make a re-boot of their legendary movie The Blues Brothers as a primetime animated series, which they intend to pitch to networks and streaming platforms soon,...

Dan Aykroyd Helping To Adapt Blues Brothers For Animated Series

Belushi's widow, Judy, has teamed up with her late husband's comedy partner Aykroyd to produce the new show, which will follow their characters Jake and Elwood Blues as they embark on musical adventures....

Paul Feig: 'Give Ghostbusters Reboot A Chance'

The Bridesmaids moviemaker and the all-female Ghostbusters played by Kristen Wiig, Melissa MCCarthy, Kate MCKinnon and Leslie Jones, have been receiving backlash ever since the reboot of the 1984 original was announced in...

Ghostbusters Ii 'Psychic' Backtracks On End Of The World Prediction

Chloe played psychic Elaine, who told Bill Murray's character an alien had informed her armageddon would fall on the most romantic day in 27 years, during a segment on fictitious TV show World...

Second City Theatre Offices Destroyed By Fire

The blaze ripped through part of the Second City comedy complex on Wednesday (26Aug15), but spared the theatre, which some of America's top comedians once called home. Investigators believe the fire started...

Bill Murray Confirmed As Making Appearance In 'Ghostbusters' Reboot

Original Ghostbuster Bill Murray has been confirmed as making an appearance in Paul Feig’s upcoming all female reboot of the franchise, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The 64 year old actor played Dr. Peter Venkman...

Dan Aykroyd To Play Cab Driver In New Ghostbusters Film

The actor, who played Dr. Raymond Stantz in the original two movies, has been involved in the reboot since its inception, but now it appears he won't have a leading or a supporting...

Dan Aykroyd Confirms He Will Make A Cameo In New 'Ghostbusters' Movie

Dan Aykroyd has confirmed he will be making a cameo in the upcoming Ghostbusters reboot which stars Melissa McCarthy, Leslie Jones, Kate McKinnon and Kristen Wiig. The 63 year old actor played Dr. Raymond Stantz...

Stars Honour Steve Martin At Afi Gala

The Father of the Bride star was handed the AFI's 43rd Life Achievement Award by previous winner Mel Brooks during a ceremony in Los Angeles on Thursday night (04Jun15). Fellow funnyman Black...

Dan Aykroyd Launches Blues Record Label

The Ghostbusters star and Judith will help sign and develop both veteran and upcoming acts to Blues Brothers Records, their label named in honour of Aykroyd and Belushi's cult 1980 film and their...

Channing Tatum Leading Ghostbusters Revamp

Actor Channing Tatum is teaming up with Ghostbusters director Ivan Reitman and star Dan Aykroyd to create a new "male-driven" film franchise inspired by the supernatural comedy.The Magic Mike star, his producing partners Reid Carolin...

Benedict Cumberbatch Says Ghostbusters Is His Favourite Film

Benedict Cumberbatch's favourite film is 'Ghostbusters'.The 38-year-old star, who was nominated for the Best Actor prize at last night's (22.02.15) Academy Awards in Los Angeles for his performance in 'The Imitation Game', has revealed he's...

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