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Friday, May 22, 2009

Female Ghostbusters in the New Sequel?

Dan Akroyd set fanboys' hearts aflutter earlier this week when he confirmed that a third Ghostbusters movie is, indeed, in the works, with a possible winter starting date for filming.

All the original cast members are set to return, but the story will apparently center on a "passing-of-the-torch" scenario, in which himself, Bill Murray, Harold Ramis and Ernie Hudson hand over the proton packs to a younger generation of paranormal investigators.

Akroyd discussed wanting to assemble a new five-person Ghostbusters team, with two members being women. Specifically, he mentioned Eliza Dushku and Alyssa Milano as being two actresses he is particularly interested in getting to play parts.

No stranger to genre entertainment, Dushku (pictured here--thanks, BJ-C) is of course a Buffy alum who is currently on the new Joss Whedon series Dollhouse. Milano was a regular cast member of Charmed, and even lent her voice to the new Ghostbusters video game. With any luck, these two lovely ladies might be crossing the streams very, very soon.

7 comments:

BJ-C said...

i wanted to be her in Bring it On. Freaking awesome.

Anonymous said...

2 great "hot" choices :)

monsterscholar said...

I still prefer the dedicated and spunky receptionist, Janine Melnitz from the first film. It would be great if they reinvented her character in the 3rd movie as a full-fledged Ghostbuster.

B-Sol said...

"GHOSTBUSTAHS, WHADDAYA WANT??!!"

RayRay said...

Type something, will you? We're paying for this stuff! And don't stare at me, you got the bug-eyes.

B-Sol said...

Janine, sorry about the bug-eyes thing--I'll be in my office!

movie scary said...

Eliza is so hot!

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