That's right! Ghostbusters II news. Why, you ask? Because there's nothing really to say about the third film in the franchise because Dr. Venkman is still too damned busy (or lazy) to just read the friggin' script and sign off either way.
You know when something just smells like bullshit? Apparently the long talked about sequel Ghostbusters 3 has begun auditioning actors in Los Angeles for a shoot to begin this July in Chicago, to have the film ready for release on Christmas of 2012. You know, just in time for the end of the world.
Like the fifth Beatle, a third wheel, the chick or dude you don't want anyone to know that you banged, Ernie Hudson continues to get crapped on in the Ghostbusters series. If there was anyone who should be uppity and not reading the script it should be him.
And what week would be complete without more Ghostbusters 3 non-news? Well, at the very least this time it's coming from someone that we haven't heard from sixty times before, the fourth wheel in this not-so-well oiled machine, Ernie Hudson!
Ernie Hudson, best known of course to horror fans for his recurring role as Winston Zeddemore in the Ghostbuster films, is attached to star in Anthony Hornus' upcoming A State of Hate, which is a sequel to Hornus' 2003 film An Ordinary Killer. Hudson will play Nate Wallace, the father of a young murder victim in a small Michigan town.
No relation to "Machete Phil" or "Machete Sam" from Broken Lizard's Club Dread, Machete Joe is a new Hollywood-themed horror flick in which a former Ghostbuster might find himself meeting a fate worse than crossing the streams.
First we heard from Dan Aykroyd about the very real possibility of Ghostbusters 3 happening, then word came down from Columbia announcing it was being developed, and now Harold Ramis, who co-wrote and starred as Egon in the first two, dropped a line to the Chicago Tribune with some details that I can
We just heard what might possibly be one of the coolest rumors to come across our virtual desk in a long time. This information comes from a very reliable source who cannot, at this point, be named, but they are telling us that a new Ghostbusters film may be happening sooner than we all think.