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Jason Reitman to direct new Ghostbusters' movie

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

Jason is planning to make a new "Ghostbuster"

Reitman, whose directorial credits includes movies such as "Juno", "Up in the Air" and most recently the political drama "The Front Runner", will direct the latest installment of the famed franchise.

His 72-year-old father, Ivan, had directed the original "Ghostbuster" films which featured Bill Murray, and as parapsychology professors who hunts ghosts.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, penned the script along with and the filmmaker plans to shoot the project this summer. is looking at a date in summer 2020.

His project would not be a continuation of Paul Feig's all-women reboot, which released in 2016 and featured Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, and

Instead, the new will be a follow-up of the original films.

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First Published: Wed, January 16 2019. 13:20 IST