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'Ghostbusters' Celebrates 30th Anniversary with Theatrical Re-Release, Blu-Ray Set and More


Sony Pictures announced it will be returning Ivan Reitman's 1984 comedy classic Ghostbusters back to theaters for a limited engagement to celebrate the film's 30th anniversary on August 29th. That's just the beginning because there are numerous events and entertainment releases to follow.

The blockbuster movie about spirit exterminators battling ghosts running amok in New York City starring Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, Ernie Hudson and Sigourney Weaver will be fully restored and remastered for release in 700 theaters in the U.S. and Canada. 

But wait! There's more!

The original and the sequel get a sweet Blu-ray set with new added materials available September 16.
GHOSTBUSTERS Blu-ray Special Features:
  • NEW! Who You Gonna Call: A Ghostbusters Retrospective – Roundtable Discussion with Director Ivan Reitman and Dan Aykroyd (Part 1)
  • NEW! Poster Art Gallery – Gallery 1988 artwork
  • NEW! “Ghostbusters” Music Video – Ray Parker, Jr.
  • Legacy Content:​

    • ​​Slimer Mode – Picture in Picture and Trivia Track
    • Commentary w/ Ivan Reitman, Harold Ramis & Joe Medjuck
    • 10 Deleted Scenes
    • 1984 Featurette
    • Cast and Crew Featurette
    • SFX Team Featurette
    • Multi-Angles​
    • Ecto-1: Resurrecting the Classic Car
    • Ghostbusters Garage: Ecto-1 Gallery Storyboard Comparisons
 GHOSTBUSTERS II Blu-ray Special Features:
  • NEW! Time Is But A Window: Ghostbusters II and Beyond – Roundtable Discussion with Director Ivan Reitman and Dan Aykroyd (Part 2)
  • NEW! Deleted Scenes
  • NEW! “On Our Own” Music Video – Bobby Brown

That's not all!

LEGO is producing replicas of the ECTO-1 after fans voted the necessary 10,000 submissions to get it made. 
Ghostbusters 30th Anniversary

Sony Pictures in collaboration with Gallery 1988 has a traveling art show featuring unique pieces based on scenes and characters from the movie. Limited edition prints, original artwork and apparel will be available viewing and purchase.
The show debuted in New York and traveled to Los Angeles leaving fans clamoring for more Ghostbusters! The Ghostbusters show is now stopping in Chicago at Rotofugi Gallery, 2780 N. Lincoln, opening June 20th from 7-10 PM. This will run through June 22nd. And finally, it will stop at Comic Con, on the convention floor, at booth #1806, before it is gone forever. Join us for this unique look back at Ghostbusters as we celebrate 30 years of a perfect comedy.

Ghostbusters 30th Anniversary

 A new website has been established offering some exclusive never before seen photos, props and clips. Also keep in the know by signing up for the newsletter and visit their store at Ghostbusters.com





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