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Bill Murray Says "Ghostbusters 3" Script is Terrible

Posted: June 10th, 2012 by WorstPreviews.com Staff
Bill Murray Says "Ghostbusters 3" Script is TerribleSubmit Comment
There have been big plans to bring back the entire "Ghostbusters" cast for a third installment. There's already a script, most of the cast is on board, but we still don't have a movie. And that's because Bill Murray is refusing to take part in it, sometimes even ignoring phone calls from Dan Aykroyd.

This prompted Aykroyd to consider killing off Murray in the first few minutes of the film or possibly replacing him. Now, during a chat with David Letterman, Murray explained that he doesn't want to take part in a sequel that may turn out to be as bad as "Ghostbusters 2."

"They just don't have a really good script," he said. "It's hard. The second 'Ghostbusters' wasn't as much fun for me as the first one. It's hard to make a sequel. That first one was really funny. It was just so darn funny. It's hard for me."

Murray went on to say that he's not giving up on the third film and that a rewrite may fix all the issues with the script. "We'll try again," he said.

Source: Movieweb


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Gates writes:
on June 10th, 2012 at 7:38:43 AM

Wow.. Bill Murray NEVER said the script was terrible. Way to make Bill Murray look like an *sshole. Bill Murray's reason for not attaching himself to the film is reasonable.
Jakey Nightmare writes:
on June 10th, 2012 at 7:44:31 AM

lol i bet he would love a space jam sequel!
Bullit writes:
on June 10th, 2012 at 7:54:10 AM

This should have been made in the nineties, not now. I don't think Murray has the verve as he once had with the 1st Gostbusters. He's come to an age where he knows he's more funny in films like Lost in Translation or Broken Flowers than to be part of an outdated sequel.
pornfly writes:
on June 10th, 2012 at 9:09:22 AM

I dont think Hollywood knows the definition of 'outdated'
BULLIT .
Its only a matter of months before we'll be hearing news of a Starman sequel
cress writes:
on June 10th, 2012 at 9:10:17 AM

Murray knows he doesn't need this, whereas Akroyd is desperate for some sort of relevance again.
pornfly writes:
on June 10th, 2012 at 9:20:33 AM

Everytime Murray delays this movie Ernie Hudsons wife gets another shiner
Max Rockatansky Junior writes:
on June 10th, 2012 at 9:51:15 AM

Bill Murray Says "Ghostbusters 3" Script is Terrible ... no sh*t.

Dan Ackroyd needs to take up golf and quit f*cking up franchises. He already did it with The Blues Brothers ... fat f*cking, talentless hack.
j-man writes:
on June 10th, 2012 at 10:44:03 AM

@pornfly
Lol
swoooop writes:
on June 10th, 2012 at 10:53:00 AM

This is actually good news. Murray inn a quality controll self critisism mode may turn out to make Ghostbuster 3 great.
Wallace writes:
on June 10th, 2012 at 12:59:05 PM

He actually said:

"It has to be a really good script."


That's all.

bad job, WP. really bad job.
seandead writes:
on June 10th, 2012 at 1:21:58 PM

@ pornfly
Everytime Murray delays this movie Ernie Hudsons wife gets another shiner.
funniest comment iv read on here for ages
AYT BALL writes:
on June 10th, 2012 at 1:33:07 PM

Let Bill write the damn thing!
BadChadB33 writes:
on June 10th, 2012 at 1:41:03 PM

Porn-lmao!

f*ck this movie!! Just let it die.
CelluloidMan writes:
on June 10th, 2012 at 3:50:45 PM

I say GB3 could be fun, but only if they pass the torch...Bringing Rick Moranis back will be a bitch though, hopefully he'll accept.

But yes, Akroyd plot sensibilities as a writer are pretty outdated if you ask me...

As for who would get the torch, I'm thinking from a pool of Bill Hader, Andy Samberg, Audrey Plaza, Kristen Wiig, Jeremy Piven, Sean Austin, Dedrich Bader, Aziz Asnari...etc. Good actors eouldn't do it, you need good, funny improv as well.

I personally think Robert Zemeckis could co-write with Bob Gale & direct this...I'd catch that.
IPv6Freely writes:
on June 10th, 2012 at 4:00:24 PM

Uhh.. who made up this story? He never said it was terrible. He didn't even say it was bad. You have misquoted him. He DID NOT say "They just don't have a really good script".

At least make an attempt at reporting real news and not just making things up. Very unprofessional.
minkowski writes:
on June 10th, 2012 at 5:45:10 PM

"not really good" ≠ "terrible", WP.

'Great' journalism, once again.
W0WCraft1 writes:
on June 10th, 2012 at 6:11:33 PM

ABANDON THE f*ckING THING AND EVERYTHING WILL BE FINE.
mongoose writes:
on June 10th, 2012 at 7:54:33 PM

I think Bill's onto something - Just let Ghostbusters 3 die! the fans don't want it if it's going to suck!
bane writes:
on June 10th, 2012 at 9:04:51 PM

after watching
KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL

i am starting to think
there should be a ban
on ANY sequel to
films we love from the 80's
Tanman32123 writes:
on June 10th, 2012 at 9:42:23 PM

Meh.. this is the kinda movie i'll watch during its last weeks in theaters, like it looks cool and all, but meh
tolgaboy writes:
on June 11th, 2012 at 3:20:21 AM

he is the best
Bunny X writes:
on June 11th, 2012 at 11:10:15 AM

Simple. then make it funny and stfu
W0WCraft1 writes:
on June 11th, 2012 at 8:29:24 PM

Bill Murray, focus on more cameos in sh*tty zombie movies. It's better than starring in this piece of f*cking buffalo sh*t.

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