Paul Rudd Joins Cast of Next “Ghostbusters” Movie
Paul Rudd has reportedly joined cast of the next installment in the <i>Ghostbusters</i> franchise. According to Variety, Rudd will portray a teacher alongside <i>Stranger Things</i> star Finn Wolfhard, <i>Gifted</i> star Mckenna Grace and Carrie Coon. The film is being directed by Jason Reitman, whose father Ivan directed the original <i>Ghostbusters</i>. “I’m thrilled [Rudd] will be joining this new chapter in the original <i>Ghostbusters</i> universe,” Reitman says. The story will reportedly be an extension of the original and focus on a single mom and her family, with Coon playing the mom and Wolfhard playing her son. While it’s unknown how exactly it connects to the original <i>Ghostbusters</i> series, Sigourney Weaver is also rumored to return as Dana Barrett. The movie is expected to hit theaters in summer of 2020.