Paul Feig wants to know who he needs to contact after 2016 Ghostbusters The movie was not included in a new box set celebrating the Sony franchise.
In honor of the February 1 planned release of the house of Ghostbusters: The AfterlifeThe studio is releasing eight discs Ghostbusters Ultimate Collection to Blu-ray and 4K Ultra HD on the same day. Gift set includes 1984 Ghostbusters and 1989 Ghostbusters II, along with the 2021 film by director Jason Reitman, which was a direct sequel to the initial classic.
Notably, the Feig-directed film starred Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones and Chris Hemsworth. After the omission grabbed attention on social media, Feig Twitter took over For sharing his thoughts on it, noting that original movie stars Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd and Ernie Hudson appear in the 2016 movie.
“Um… @SonyPictures, I know this is definitely wrong,” he wrote. “We have a lot of fans and Bill, Dan, and Ernie were in it and it won the Kids’ Choice Award for Best Feature Film the year it was released. So I guess that was an oversight?”
Feig added the hashtag #weareallghostbusters.
Sony did not immediately respond to a request for comment. In addition, the company’s Twitter account did not reply to bridesmaids Director’s tweet.
2016 Ghostbusters The film, which had a 74 percent approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes, was the target of a misogynistic poaching on social media at the time. The studio had hoped that the comics would release a Ghostbusters The universe movie, but that didn’t come alive after the project lost money.
In 2017, Aykroyd discussed the film on a British talk show Sunday brunch, saying that Feig “isn’t going back to the Sony set anytime soon.” According to the actor, Feig “spent a lot on it, and he didn’t shoot the scenes we suggested to him.”
Aykroyd later clarified his comments by posting on Facebook that he enjoyed the 2016 film but wished Feig had been “more inclusive of the creators”.
One … Tweet embedI know this must be a mistake. We have a lot of fans and Bill, Dan, and Ernie were in it and it won the Kids’ Choice Award for Best Feature Film the year it was released. So, I guess this was an oversight? # beware 👻❤️ https://t.co/dI8TwJsG4I
– Paul Feig (@paulfeig) December 22 2021