Ivan Reitman has a de-Murrayed Ghostbusters 3 on his schedule for next summer

In an item that actually has nothing to do with the "development hellish" Ghostbusters 3, Deadline is reporting that director Ivan Reitman will be directing the "reboot" (that's what they're calling it here) beginning next summer. So, that is, apparently, happening. What is not happening is Bill Murray being a part of this movie. And there is your latest entry in the Ghostbusters 3-Bill Murray Involvement Saga. If you've been keeping track, this is the second Ghostbusters 3-related item in a row to report this without any contradicting statements by Bill Murray. So, if a third story comes up stating that he won't be involved, expect Bill Murray to show up at a kickball game somewhere and say "It's showtime!" (via Deadline)

Today, Dan Aykroyd says that Bill Murray is not involved with Ghostbusters 3

We interrupt your web surfing for a brief update on the Ghostbusters 3-Bill Murray Involvement Saga: In a recent interview with Metro, Dan Aykroyd stated that Bill Murray "won't be involved" in the movie, even though such a development is "sad." Stay tuned for Bill Murray's inevitable contradictory statement. This has been a public service announcement. (via Huffington Post)

Ghostbusters 3 hires screenwriter, but Will Bill?

We all know that Ghostbusters 3 is not going to happen, because Bill Murray will waffle back and forth until everyone is dead and no one will be able to do the movie with actual ghosts. But that doesn't mean we can't report on new developments about it. It's like hearing your really fun cousin, Dan Aykroyd, talking about the awesome band he's in. It mysteriously never, ever seems to produce any kind of music, but he's having a great time talking about it.

And this time, he's talking about the "awesome new writer" they got to write songs for them: Etan Cohen, who wrote Tropic Thunder, Idiocracy, and Men In Black 3, has been hired to write a script for Ghostbusters 3.

Oh wait, I just realized that covering this movie amounts to insanity.

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