Ghostbusters Frozen Empire Release Date and What is New Announcement

Ghostbusters, the iconic 1980s franchise, will return on March 22 with its latest instalment: “Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire.” Featuring Bill Murray reprising his iconic role of Peter Venkman alongside Dan Aykroyd, Ernie Hudson and Annie Potts from 2021’s “Ghostbusters: Afterlife,” this sequel promises both nostalgia and fresh excitement as Bill Murray takes on an icy challenge within New York City itself.

Original Cast Returns

Bill Murray returns as Peter Venkman to give fans of Ghostbusters another reason to get excited for “Frozen Empire.” With Aykroyd, Hudson, and Potts joining their original teammate as they tackle a supernatural crisis together once more, these iconic characters provide direct links back into the franchise while simultaneously appealing to new audiences.

A New Threat

Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire’s plot revolves around an ancient artefact that releases an evil force that covers New York City in ice, creating a whole new threat in their universe and taking them out of ghost-hunting territory to tackle something with potentially global implications. Not only does its icy setting provide visually captivating scenes, but also presents challenges for their team as they navigate a frozen Big Apple.

Ensemble Cast

Ensemble Cast In addition to original stars Paul Rudd and Carrie Coon, Finn Wolfhard, Mckenna Grace, Kumail Nanjiani, Patton Oswalt, Celeste O’Connor and Logan Kim will assemble an ensemble cast in “Ghostbusters: Afterlife.” These established and emerging talents bring diverse perspectives to the franchise; with Rudd and Coon from “Ghostbusters: Afterlife” set to reprise their roles bridging old with new narratives while Nanjiani and Oswalt join them as comedy/intensity is perfectly in line with Ghostbusters’ unique signature style.

Chilling Scenes The trailer for “Frozen Empire” promises captivating sequences, such as an encounter with an angel-like Devil-like glowy-eyed beast and Ectomobile racing through New York streets in icy conditions. These teases suggest an action-packed ghostbusting movie combined with comedic elements reminiscent of previous instalments in this franchise; visually depicting ghosts frozen within New York will likely provide audiences with a visually arresting experience.

Legacy and Future

Behind the Scenes Gil Kenan and Jason Reitman co-wrote “Frozen Empire”, making their direction notable in its production. Reitman is directly tied to Ivan Reitman who directed two instalments and produced this one; Kenan shows a deep passion for this series as evidenced in his statement indicating their connection and ensures both an honouring tribute as well as offering new takes on its legacy.

Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire stands as a testament to the lasting appeal of the Ghostbusters franchise, honouring both its rich legacy and opening new avenues within this universe. Featuring both classic and new elements – from returning cast members and fresh perspectives and challenges – it showcases Ghostbusters’ ability to adapt while staying true to its roots.


Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire promises to be an engaging blockbuster that will appeal to both longtime fans and newcomers alike. With its blend of nostalgia, new challenges, a diverse cast, thrilling action scenes, and an impressive creative team behind it, “Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire” is highly anticipated by audiences eagerly awaiting its arrival this April. As audiences return to New York’s ghost-infested streets wearing proton packs with proton packs loaded full of explosive gas “Frozen Empire” promises a chilling yet heartwarming addition to the Ghostbusters legacy that has defined its series for nearly four decades: laughter thrills with its unmistakable charm as its legacy is created on screen in its entirety!

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