Ghostbusters: Afterlife will introduce a new generation of ghosts, but there will also be some characters from the first behind-the-scenes films. Of some familiar faces. (Dan Akroyd), Egon Spengler (Harold Ramis), and Winston Jeddemore (Ernie Hudson).
The film was successful in the office and had a huge cultural impact that can still be felt today, extending to other mediums such as video games and comics. A sequel, titled Ghostbusters II, arrived five years later, but I cannot repeat the success of the first film. The franchise was reinstated in 2016 by Paul Feig with the Ghostbusters, who had a full team of ghost catchers in New York City.
The new film, officially titled Ghostbusters: Afterlife, was released in January 2019 and featured Jason Reitman and Ivan Reitman as director. The story centers on Callie (Carrie Coon) and her children Trevor (Finn Wolfhard) and Phoebe (McKenna Grace), who move to Summerville, Oklahoma, after being evicted from their home.
Ghostbusters: Afterlife will have a lot to do with the original films (Trevor and Phoebe may be Aegon’s grandchildren), as well as appearances by the original cast, bringing together two generations of ghosts. Each is an original Ghostbusters character who returns to the Afterlife.
Peter Venkman (Bill Murray)
It cannot be a Ghostbusters film without Peter Venkman, and fortunately, the Afterlife will bring it back, and Bill Murray is playing this iconic role. Venkman was a professor at Columbia University (with Egon and Ray) and had a doctorate in parapsychology and psychology. Initially, he was interested in paranormal events like ESP, even though he didn’t believe in ghosts until he saw one. Venkman is cynical, sarcastic, and more concerned with flirting with his subjects and clients than business.
Ray Stantz (Dan Akroyd)
Ray Staunts is an expert on paranormal history and metallurgy and believes in completely paranormal activity. He is more devoted to the study of the company, its mission, and paranormal, to mortgage his childhood home to start the company.
He is a very helpful man and was responsible for the repair and modification of Acto-1. In addition to two Ghostbusters films and a reboot 2016 release, Staunts has appeared in the animated television series The Real Ghostbusters and Extreme Ghostbusters as well as the video games Beeline Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters:
Jane Melnitz (Annie Potts)
Jane Melnitz is the secretary and confidant of Ghostbusters. At first, she was very upset with her work, but when the team became successful and got more and more customers, she complained that she was overwhelmed; However, he returned when the business was booming again.
Janey showed a romantic interest in Aegon but was not mutual, and in Ghostbusters II, he became involved with Louis Tully. She appeared in the animated television series The Real Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters Extreme, and Annie Potts recently made a great appearance in the reboot but is set to return as an unforgettable Jane.