'Lego' filmmakers in talks to direct 'Ghostbusters 3'

Directors Christopher Miller (L) and Phil Lord (Michael Buckner/Getty Images for SXSW/AFP)

Directors Christopher Miller (L) and Phil Lord (Michael Buckner/Getty Images for SXSW/AFP)

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The Lego Movie filmmakers Phil Lord and Christopher Miller are in talks to replace Ivan Reitman as the directors of Ghostbusters 3.

Reitman, who directed the two original films and helped co-write the script for the latest project, dropped out the movie earlier this week following franchise star Harold Ramis’ death last month.

The 67 year old will stay on as a producer for the film, which is expected to start shooting early next year.

Sony movie studio executives have declined to comment on the news, according to TheWrap.com.

Original Ghostbusters star Dan Aykroyd is slated to return for the sequel, but his co-star Bill Murray is not.

 


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