Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire Release Date, Cast And Everything We Know

Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire Release Date, Cast And Everything We Know

Following the success of Ghostbusters: Afterlife, Sony quickly greenlit a sequel titled Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire. The Ghostbusters series, which began in 1984, faced a decline after Ghostbusters II and the mixed reception of Ghostbusters III in 2016. Afterlife, released in 2021, revived the franchise with a fresh approach, bringing back original characters and introducing emotional depth. Director Jason Reitman’s touch contributed to the film’s success, leading to the fast-tracked sequel, Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire. Here we know about the Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire release date, cast and more.

Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire Release Date

Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire Release Date
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Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire was scheduled for release on March 29, 2024, but Sony has postponed the release of seven films due to strikes in Hollywood. It has now, however, been shifted ahead to March 22, 2024, which is one week earlier. The SAG-AFTRA and WGA strikes have not only delayed Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire; Sony has also postponed Gran Turismo, Madame Web, Spider-Man: Beyond the Spider-Verse, and other movies.

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The Cast And Crew

Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire Cast
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Building on the success of Ghostbusters: Afterlife, Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire sees the return of key cast members. Paul Rudd reprises his role as Gary Grooberson, Finn Wolfhard returns as Trevor, and Carrie Coon and McKenna Grace are back as Callie and Phoebe Spengler. Comedian Patton Oswalt joins the cast in an undisclosed role. The sequel also brings back familiar faces from the classic Ghostbusters films, adding a nostalgic touch to the anticipated movie.

The plot

Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire Story Details
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The plot of Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire has now been revealed, along with the trailer and its title. It depicts the crew taking on their greatest task to far. When a paranormal relic called the “death chill” is released, New York City is abruptly thrust into a new era of extreme cold, capable of literally frightening people to death. With the Big Apple under attack from a frightening midsummer freeze, it will take Ghostbusters from every generation to put an end to this new ghostly threat.

Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire Trailer

The November 2023 release of the official Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire trailer offers audiences a sneak peek into the highly anticipated entry in the classic franchise. Beyond showcasing the plot and thrilling action sequences, the trailer reveals that original Ghostbusters characters, including Dan Aykroyd’s Ray Stantz, play integral roles, with Aykroyd expressing enthusiasm for the franchise’s future. The use of Bananarama’s “Cruel Summer” adds a nostalgic touch, paying homage to the original movie’s era. The trailer introduces new characters like Patton Oswalt’s and hints at a potential new villain, building anticipation for the March 2024 release and positioning Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire as a contender in the competitive early summer movie season.

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