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Paul Feig says he’s proud of Ghostbusters reboot and still wants to do the sequel

April 30th, 2018 by Marc Comments

Man, even after two years the Ghostbusters reboot is a thorny subject.

While we were unhappy to see arguably our favourite franchise rebooted so pointlessly, we actually developed something of a soft spot for Paul Feig’s vastly inferior to the original but still fun in parts (here) reboot of the 1984 classic and will admit that Holtzman is one of our favourite characters of the last few years.

However, the fanbase and cinema going customers on the whole whole were not as forgiving – even GB creator San Aykroyd had to vent after a while (here) – and this resulted in the movie performing abysmally at the box office.

However, despite all the negativity, Feig – who we’re still hoping will deliver on the interview promise form before the movie got released almost two years ago. Ahem – still seems to be cautiously open to the idea of making Ghostbusters II. (Continues after video)

“We would love [to make another movie]; it’s really up to the studio,” said Feig in the interview above, “We had so much fun making that movie.”

Continuing, he adds: “The movie’s just really built an audience in the two years since it’s been out. I get contacted every day by people who are such fans of it, and so many women who are inspired by seeing women in science.

“I will go to my grave so proud of that movie, and so proud of what that cast did in that film.”

We are delighted to see and hear he’s happy with the movie but honestly, we’d be stunned if the franchise continued down the path he started as we reckon a more traditional return to the franchise’s roots is called for… have the ladies in the cast for sure, but let’s stay truer to the source material this time out.

Source: Yahoo!

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….