Dan Aykroyd won’t give up. It’s almost as if he were desperate to get GHOSTBUSTERS 3 to the screen.
In an interview, he discussed the project and what he hopes to accomplish with the film, including, the possibility of a 4th one. Oh god.
“[B]ecause of the ever-shifting sands and nature of the motion-picture business, I will just say that hopefully, at some point, it will be morphing into what is known in the business as a ‘production number XP39789…Then I will begin to rent cars, get hotel rooms, and bill for writing. But that point hasn’t come. All my work has been gratis to this point, as Ivan [Reitman]‘s has, and I’m hoping that I can get that production number set up in L.A. and help everyone bring the movie to fruition, as the originator and creator of the concept.“
He’d even like to see the Ghostbusters go to Hell itself:
“Man-hell-ttan…and the Ghostbusters in Hell would be so solid. But we gotta get maybe one or two made before that.“
He plans to step away from the series as an actor after the sequel, and stay on as a writer, or at least that’s how he envisions everything. Without Bill Murray, most die hard fans won’t care to see this, and I think it’s a lot to ask for one sequel of this long delayed series, let alone two or more. But hey, he’s determined at least…