The next Ghostbusters feature has found its director, and the choice comes with a sentimental value.
Multiple sources report that the next installment in the successful Ghostbusters franchise will be direct by Jason Reitman, son of the original Ghostbusters director, Ivan Reitman. Ivan helmed the original, released in 1984, which starred Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, and the late Harold Ramis.
Reitman also co-wrote the script with Gil Kenan and shooting is scheduled to begin this summer. The film will be a sequel of sorts to the original and will not be connected to the Paul Feig-directed 2016 reboot, which starred Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones.
The project has been kept in almost complete secrecy until now. Additional details have yet to be released and it is unknown if any of the original cast members will be involved.
The film is expected to hit theaters in the summer of 2020.