Sony Pictures Entertainment brings back Ghostbusters to theaters

Mumbai: This October, Sony Pictures Repertory celebrates Ghostbusters, its franchise, and its fans by bringing the classic back to theaters for a limited engagement of one showtime one night a week. Starting on 13 October, 2011 and continuing every Thursday in October 2011, fans will be able to see their f psychologists back on the big screen as they save the world from ghosts, ghouls, and Mr. Stay Puft.
Ghostbusters will show in approximately 500 theaters across the US on 13, 20, and 27October , one showtime each day, in 2K digital with 5.1 surround sound. Ghostbusters will also be showing in select theaters in Canada and in various international markets.
Sony Pictures president worldwide distribution Rory Bruer said, “We’re delighted to be bringing Ghostbusters to the big screen – this is a special celebration , giving fans a chance to see it on the big screen in digital presentation.”
The film was directed and produced by Ivan Reitman, with the screenplay written by Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis, Ghostbusters stars Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver, Harold Ramis, and Rick Moranis. The executive producer was Bernie Brillstein.
In Ghostbusters, University parapsychologists Dr. Peter Venkman (Murray), Dr. Raymond Stanz (Aykroyd) and Dr. Egon Spengler (Ramis) lose a research grant when their experiment methodology is proven to be bogus. The team decides to go into business for themselves and open ‘Ghostbusters,’ a ghost removal service. After struggling to get on their feet, they are summoned to investigate the strange happenings in Dana Barrett’s (Weaver) Central Park West apartment. What they discover is that all Manhattan is being besieged by ghosts and other demons through a portal in her building.
Ghostbusters is available on Blu-ray and DVD.