Spooked: Bill Murray tells all about Ghostbuster's 3 plotline
Tim Clark8 February 2010
Warning! If you read this then you will find out that Bill Murray has revealed the plotline to the next Ghostbusters film.
The new film, which is set to be directed by the original Ghostbusters chief Ivan Reitman, will see most of the original cast of the hit '80s comedy films reunite to take on the supernatural once more.
The shock plot twist however is the news that Murray has revealed that his character Peter Venkman will get killed off early on in the film - only to come back as a ghost.
Murray, who was speaking to the Daily Mail, confirmed that he would be appearing in the film but only if he could come back as a spectre to haunt the rest of the cast.
"I'll come back in Ghostbusters 3 only if I get to be a ghost," Murray said. "I said to them, 'I'll do it if you kill me off in the first reel'. So now they are going to have me as a ghost in the film."
Murray also revealed that though he is still a big fan of the famous comedy franchise even after 25 years, he was disappointed with the over-use of special effects in the second film Ghostbusters 2.
"The first 45 minutes of the original Ghostbusters is some of the funniest stuff ever made," he remarked. "The second one was disappointing, because the special effects guys took over. I had something like two scenes - and they're the only funny ones in the movie."
Ghostbusters is one of the most popular comedy films of all time and has achieved cult status in sci-fi and comedy film circles - SSP is hoping that they don't do an Indiana Jones with the new title.
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