newspic6591If you’ve been keeping up with Ghostbusters 3 news, then you know there’s been speculation over whether Sigourney Weaver would make an appearance in the upcoming sequel. While Harold Ramis had seemed pretty confident that all of the former castmembers would be on board, the writer and star of the film series, Dan Aykroyd, recently spoke again on the actress’ reluctance to join up with the Ghostbusters team. But in the process of doing so, Aykroyd also gave us a better idea of who would be starring.

“When we do the Ghostbusters 3 movie, hopefully, Sigourney will be in it,” said Aykroyd. “I know we’ll make that happen. But there will be a whole new generation that has to be trained, and that whole new generation will be led by an individual who you’ll all love when you meet him but I’m not going to tell you anything yet.”

The first thought that sprung to my mind when I read this was, “Really? A new generation? You’re not going to be doing one of those underdog training-type films are you?” And then I saw what else Aykroyd had to say:

“They’ll be lots of cadets, boys and girls, who’ll be learning how to use the psychotron, the accelerators and all the new stuff, the neuron splitter, which is going to be the interplaner, interceptor and all these great tools that they’re going to have, to flip from dimension.”

So it looks like we are indeed going to be treated to an underdog training-type film. The kind, and this is purely my speculation, that will involve a ragtag group of hopeful individuals learning to get along and use their new abilities to triumph over evil/bullies/ghosts. I’m not making any judgment as of yet though, because there’s no word on how much the movie will be focused on training Ghostbusting newbies.

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