Tag Archives: Dan Aykroyd

Thinking Out Loud: Who Could/Should Direct Ghostbusters III?

For this weekend’s edition of Thinking Out Loud, I only really have one topic in mind, and it’s on the direction of the Ghostbusters franchise. With the recent passing of Harold Ramis and the even more recent announcement that Ivan Reitman won’t be directing the in development sequel/reboot, I’ve been[...]

Dan Aykroyd confirms “Ghostbuster 3” … Is serious this time!

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Who ya’ gonna call? Well, if Dan Aykroyd has his way, you’ll be calling the Ghostbusters one more time. Speaking today on Dennis Miller Radio, the comedian and founding member of the Ghostbusters (as well as a part of its sequel) confirmed that a third installment in the[...]

“Ghostbusters 3” to begin shooting next summer?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Who you gonna call? Well, you might be able to dial up the Ghostbusters next summer. File this under “rumor” until it can be confirmed, but the normally reliable Production Weekly tweeted last night that they are “hearing” Sony plans to put the oft-discussed “Ghostbusters 3” into production[...]

Why Peter Jackson directing ‘The Hobbit’ may not be so positive

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: I’ve been down this road before, but now that it’s official, it’s worth repeating. After years of speculation and attempted pawn-offs, Peter Jackson is in fact directing “The Hobbit.” As of yesterday, MGM and Warner Bros. have reached a deal to fund two films based on “The[...]

Will Forte signs off ‘SNL’ on a strong note

HollywoodNews.com: Will Forte, who has been on “Saturday Night Live” for the last seven seasons, is leaving the show. Forte was best known on the show for the character he took to the big screen: MacGruber, a knock-off of ‘80s TV action star “MacGyver.” “MacGruber,” an economically priced[...]

“Yogi Bear” goes from teaser poster to teaser trailer

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Yesterday it was a teaser poster (as well as an unexpected e-mail from a disgruntled reader). Today, “Yogi Bear” graduates to a full-on teaser trailer, complete with a brief introduction by Dan Aykroyd. Click over to Yahoo! Movies to view it for yourself. Now that we’ve seen footage,[...]

“Yogi Bear” teaser poster hits Web. Hide the picnic baskets.

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Did “Garfield” teach us nothing? Have the lessons of “Marmaduke” gone unnoticed? The tepid box-office figures for each ($75 and $32 million, respectively) suggest that the ticket-buying audience does not want its collective childhood destroyed by soulless Hollywood products meant to cash in on live-action nostalgia. And yet,[...]