Kumail Nanjiani and Patton Oswalt have been cast for the upcoming sequel to Ghostbusters: Afterlifeas first reported by Deadline.
Comedians James Exeter and Emily Alyn Lind (gossip girl) They also went up to the movie they were going to watch hereafter Cast members Finn Wolfhard, McKenna Grace, Paul Rudd, and Carrie Coon reprise their roles. Ernie Hudson’s Winston Zedmore also returns to the franchise.
Gil Keenan will direct, with Jason Reitman stepping out from behind the camera to focus on co-writing the screenplay with Keenan. Reitman and Kenan will produce with Jason Blumenfeld. The sequel was previously revealed in New York City and includes the original Ghostbusters Firefighting. The film is currently untitled, and is scheduled to be released in theaters on December 20, 2023.
Besides the sequel, there are others Ghostbusters Projects in various stages of development. As revealed on Ghostbusters Day 2022, Reitman and Kenan will be responsible for producing an animated series on Netflix. Reitman also mentioned an animated film his late father Ivan Reitman’s “passion project” was in the works.
Nanjiani is coming out with a series of high-profile projects. Recently, he starred on Hulu’s Welcome to Chippendales After appearing on Disney+ star Wars prefix Obi-Wan Kenobi And Marvel’s eternal. Oswalt, best known for stand-up, also starred in the comedies I love my dad last year as well as his latest Netflix special, We all scream.
Meanwhile, British comedian Acaster broke out with his own comedy series on Netflix Guide in 2018 and went on a US tour last year. Recently, Acaster launched his music project Temps and announced his debut album, Party gate sanitizer, is due for release on May 19. Pre-orders are ongoing.