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Who you gonna call when rebooting a classic comedy? Dad, of course

Jason Reitman has breathed new life into his father Ivan’s ‘Ghostbusters’, throwing the original cast into the mix

Alicia Powell

It’s a family affair on and off screen in the new Ghostbusters movie, as writer-director Jason Reitman brings his father’s film franchise to a new generation.

Jason said he had the characters for Ghostbusters: Afterlife in his head for a long time and when he bounced the idea off his father, Ivan Reitman, who directed the first two films, the elder Reitman cried.

“One day I knew what the ending of the movie was and that’s when I knew I was going to make something,” Jason said at the movie’s premiere in New York on Monday. “I knew it was time.”..

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