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Here’s the new Ecto-1 from the Ghostbusters reboot…

July 8th, 2015 by Marc 1 Comment





Well, in a week that’s had a lot of reveals from the new Ghostbusters movie, the one a lot of us – myself included – was really excited for was the Ecto-1…

And here it is.

Remember, if you will, the the original is one of cinema’s most iconic cars. And this is really trying to keep faithful to that with the shape, the ladder, the colours, the equipment and the shape… and is it a hearse?

Paul Feige is trying hard, but I don’t like it, and the word around the office is they aren’t keen either. It has potential, but I just don’t see it becoming an icon. It looks like a fan-made project. We sort of expected something… different. Is it possible to try TOO hard?

It’s all quite frustrating, really.

What do YOU all think?

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….