• Ghostbusters reboot will feature female ghostbusters, Katie Dippold will write with Paul Feig

    Speculation on whether the Ghostbusters reboot from Bridesmaids director Paul Feig would star female Ghostbusters can now come to an end. Feig confirmed on Twitter earlier today that yes, the new Ghostbusters will be cast as female and that former Parks and Recreation scribe Katie Dippold will write the script with Feig. “It’s official,” Feig said. “I’m making a new Ghostbusters and writing it with Katie Dippold and yes, it

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    Laughspin Podcast, episode 88: Harold Ramis, Jimmy Fallon, SXSW

    In a new episode of The Laughspin Podcast, Mike and I pay homage to Harold Ramis, who died at the age 69. The legendary comedy writer, director and actor gave us classic flicks like Animal House, Ghostbusters, Groundhog Day, Stripes, Meatballs and the list goes on. He’ll truly be missed. On a lighter note, we also talk about Jimmy Fallon’s first week hosting The Tonight Show, the comedians heading down

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    Stephen Colbert pays tribute to Harold Ramis (Video)

    Yesterday, the comedy world mourned the loss of celebrated writer, director and actor Harold Ramis. Last night on The Colbert Report, Stephen Colbert paid tribute to the guy who wrote comedy classics like Animal House, Stripes and Groundhog Day in his own special way. Check it out below. The Colbert Report Get More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,Video Archive Sign up to get funny daily videos and headlines delivered to your

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    Harold Ramis, writer behind Animal House and Ghostbusters, is dead at 69 (Video)

    Harold Ramis, the brain behind such classic comedy films as Groundhog Day, Stripes and one of the most quoted comedies in history, Caddyshack, is dead at the age of 69. His wife, Erica Mann, confirmed Ramis died from complications of autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis, a rare disease that involves swelling of the blood vessels. Though most moviegoers know him best from his role as the brainy Dr. Egon Spengler in the

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    After announcing start date two weeks ago, Ghostbusters 3 gets pushed back again

    Just 13 days ago, we got word that the long-awaited Ghostbusters 3 would finally start filming this coming Summer, albeit without Bill Murray. But today, we’re hearing Sony Pictures Entertainment, the studio behind the flick, has pushed it back again– this time to the beginning of next Fall at the earliest. And there’s a chance it won’t happen at all, seeing as Sony won’t make any decisions until the end

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    Ghostbusters 3 will start shooting next summer…without Bill Murray

    After years of chatter, false starts and dashed hopes, it is now official: Ghostbusters 3 will start shooting. That’s right, folks: Starting next summer, Ivan Reitman will begin directing the likes of Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis and Sigourney Weaver. Noticeably absent, of course, is Bill Murray, who has zero interest in the project. Aykroyd confirmed the sad news last August, saying, “Ghostbusters 3 can be a successful movie without Bill.

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