Ghostbusters Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd Back on Call

Ghostbusters Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd Back on Call
Dan Aykroyd (left) and Bill Murray in the 1980s hit Ghostbusters
Everett Collection

updated 09/05/2008 at 08:05 AM EDT

originally published 09/05/2008 08:35AM

Hollywood knew exactly who they were gonna call. And Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd look like they're stepping back into their Ghostbusting gear alongside costars Harold Ramis and Ernie Hudson for a third Ghostbusters movie.

Columbia Pictures is planning to reunite the stars and revive the 1980s story of Manhattan's valiant exterminators of supernatural foes, according a report in the trade journal Variety".

The new picture is to be written by Lee Eisenberg and Gene Stupnitsky, who both worked on bringing Brit hit The Office to the small screen in the U.S.

There is no word on whether Canadian-born director Director Ivan Reitman, who made both the 1984 original and its 1989 sequel, would direct any third movie.

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