By Stax Stax here with my reaction to the screenplay for Ghostbusters 3: Hellbent! This page first draft dated March 10, is by actor. “I wrote a script called Hell Bent—Ghostbusters go to Hell, basically. The premise is that it’s Manhellton. There’s Manhattan and ManHELLton. Ghostbusters 3: Hellbent. In the s, Ghostbusters star Dan Aykroyd wrote a script for Ghostbusters 3: Hellbent, which would have seen the.

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Zeddemore” have prominent supporting roles here. I did finish a script. These young bucks are practically interchangeable. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here I could see a novel. You are commenting using your Twitter account. Obviously, this isn’t good for our world so the Ghostbusters must use their latest technology to literally go to hell and ask the devil why he’s doing this and to see what they can do to make him stop.

Central Park is this huge, deep mine, green demons there, surrounded by black onyx thousand-foot-high apartment buildings with classic red devils. I think Ghostbusters might be such a case but if these new GBs had more personality, if they were developed further, perhaps I’d have accepted the transition. Whenever the original GBs are in a scene, my interest — and the story itself — picked up.

Naturally, the devil — portrayed here as a Donald Trump-like mogul named Siffler — has a secret agenda that leads to a grand conflict with our titular heroes. In a review of the script, IGN gave a rundown of the diverse new breed of paranormal investigators:.

If Bill Murray had come back he would have had a very small role in this, as he wanted. Dan Aykroyd last addressed Ghostbusters 3 back in Novemberseveral months after this draft is dated. The plot line about hell being overcrowded and needing to evict people was relatively amusing but isn’t the whole “New York is Hell” sentiment rather tired now? With almost 30 years passing between the release of Ghostbusters II and this summer’s reboot of the franchise, it’s easy to assume that Columbia Pictures was in no rush to bring the series back to theaters.


However, there is one place where a few morsels of Hellbent actually lived on: I’m not exactly asking for brilliantly delineated characterizations here but even the original team had their own distinct personalities, voices, and senses of humor.

Aykroyd could have no idea how prescient this script would be in as he was developing it throughout the s and s, but before he could make the Ghostbusters great again, reality set in. Development hell is an ironic landing spot for a sequel that was set to take place in a devilish version of Manhattan, appropriately called “Manhellton.

The Video Game from After all of the behind-the-scenes turmoil that ghostbustfrs the original cast and crew, maybe it’s best to start over and let a new generation do what so many others have tried: Feedback Logline Discussion Premise.

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Post was not sent – check your email addresses! Having now read this March draft, I can confirm that the sequel does adhere to that general plot line at least in this draft.

Take advantage of it before you post. I use to search for it, never found any real Ghostbusters 3 scripts.


Before the word “reboot” was even on Hollywood’s radar, the idea behind a Ghostbusters sequel hinged on the original cast returning to reclaim their roles. The many reasons why this Columbia Pictures -based project likely won’t get off the ground are cited below.

Skip to content February 26, February 26, Spengs Ectocontainment. With a story credited to Aykroyd and Ramis, the game featured the evil Ivo Shandor opening up alternate dimensions to cause havoc in Manhattan—a plot point that was set to be explored in Hellbent. Obviously, the series’ creators see ghostbustrrs sequel differently so I must respect their ideas.


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Email required Address never made ghsotbusters. Given that there has been no development on this project for almost three years, however, my reservations about Ghostbusters 3 appear to be moot. The Video Game was released, and somehow Terminal Reality and Atari—the developer and publisher behind the game, respectively—did what no billion-dollar movie studio could: Well, another go-around with a proton pack just didn’t interest star Bill Murray, who routinely turned down offers for another stab at the franchise.

In order to be approved, you must contact the moderators, and be prepared to submit proof of identity and legitimacy of your services. Even Bill Murray said he would work a few days on it. Notify me of new comments via email. There were even scripts other than Hellbent that almost got produced—including one with baby Oscar leading a new generation of Ghostbusters along with the ghost of Peter Venkman—but the stars never aligned properly to nellbent the projects off the ground.

Screenwriting subscribe unsubscribereaders users here now Become verified New here? This new crew includes: Most of us only know these limited amount of pages out of who knows how many script pages. At one point it was even going to feature a new generation of ‘Busters that would lend a helping hand to the aging crew—possibly setting up a new slate of sequels with a younger cast.

Despite his youth, Nat serves as a supervisor for the new GBs. Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities.