Sony Pictures has hired “The Office” co-executive producers to pen a script for a third “Ghostbusters” film reports the trades.
Lee Eisenberg and Gene Stupnitsky will pen the script which is designed to bring back together the original cast of Harold Ramis, Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd and Ernie Hudson.
Eisenberg and Stupnitsky just wrote the comedy “The Year One” which Ramis directed. No deals will be made with the original cast until the script is ready.
Ramis with Aykroyd wrote and Ivan Reitman directed the first two films released in 1984 and 1989 respectively.
The news comes just a few days after Aykroyd revealed in an interview with E! News that “two sharp young writers are purported to be writing the sequel” – and that he’d love to get Seth Rogen and Judd Apatow involved.