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Ghostbusters 2020 hint at new Ecto-1 in the movie… plus new stars join cast and unseen footage from the original movie? We got you covered…

April 6th, 2019 by Marc Comments

So, unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last few months, you’ll know that a new Ghostbusters movie is coming and it’s forgetting the 2016 reboot and going back to the original two movies.

And that has us all very , very excited.

You can watch the awesome teaser here.

And now writer/director Jason Reitman has shared a new tease of the Ecto 1 from the movie:

Now, I have to be honest, I’m not that BIG of a nerd that I can identify this as being the front of the Ecto-1A which is the version of the car from Ghostbusters II… but i have it on good authority that it actually is, so that means the movie doesn’t ignore either of the original movies.

In related news… Stranger Things and IT star Finn Wolfhart has revealed that when he auditioned, he did not know it was Ghostbusters until he got the gig:

On top of that, 12-year-old star Mckenna Grace,who played the young Carol Danvers in Captain Marvel, will be starring alongside Wolfhart in one of the lead roles in the movie which will focus on four children – likely from one family – who get involved with the Ghostbusters.


The cast is filling out nicely with really talented young actors getting roles… but of course we’re all still waiting to see which of the original stars are coming back.

And speaking of the original stars, it looks like we’re in for a treat with a new release of the original two movies just announced.

But first! Want to see some original 1984 Ghostbusters stuff you’ve never seen before?

Of course you do:

That is an awesome new extra from the upcoming 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray steenbok release of Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters II coming on June 11:

The footage above was a sales pitch shown only to theater owners before the release of the 1984 original comedy at  ShoWest – now CinemaCon.

So what all will be on the new release to make me shell out all my hard-earned money?


6 Rare & Newly Unearthed Deleted Scenes, including the long-requested Fort Detmerring scenes!
Raw takes for the Central Park bums sequence
1984 ShoWest Exhibitor Reel, featuring Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd pitching an early reel of footage to theatrical exhibitors.
Full Ghostbusters TV Commercial from the film
Ghostbusters TV Commercial Outtakes
“A Moment With the Stars” – original press kit featurette
Original Domestic Teaser Trailer
Original Stereo Audio for the Feature (Blu-ray only)
Fan Commentary featuring Troy Benjamin and Chris Stewart (Interdimensional Crossrippodcast),Ashley Victoria Robinson (Geek History Lesson podcast) and Sean Bishop (Ghostbusters prop replica expert), moderated by Ghost Corps’ Eric Reich

Commentary featuring Director Ivan Reitman, Star/Co-Writer Dan Aykroyd and Executive Producer Joe Medjuck
“The Oprah Winfrey Show: Cast of Ghostbusters II” – June 1989
Full Ghostbusters II Theatrical EPK
Rare Unfinished Teaser Trailer – featuring the full commercial from the film!
Original Stereo Audio for the Feature (Blu-ray only)
The re-release is just part of Ghostbusters building up a charge in advance of next year’s new installment in the series, directed an co-written by Jason Reitman, whose father Ivan directed the original two films.

We’re waiting restlessly for the pre-order on this baby…


Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….