Ghostbusters Afterlife Has Ties To The Original Films
Unlike the very enjoyable 2016 Ghostbusters, Ghostbusters: Afterlife won’t be a complete reboot of the franchise. Instead, it will be a sequel and the third installment in the original Ghostbusters films. It’ll have many ties to the first two Bill Murray-starring films.
The official Ghostbusters: Afterlife trailer has so many easter eggs, from the Ghostbusters suits to Ecto-1. The biggest thing tying this film to the original movies is that Callie, Phoebe, and Trevor are all family members of one of the original Ghostbusters. It hasn’t been revealed which one is Trevor and Phoebe’s grandfather, but most signs point to them being the grandchildren of Egon Spengler (played by the late Harold Ramis).
Phoebe’s appearance looks a lot like a younger, girl version of Spengler, and in the trailer, you can see that Spengler’s Ghostbusters’ suit is hanging in the closet of her grandfather’s house. Many of the details surrounding Ghostbusters: Afterlife is being kept under wraps, but this may just be the beginning of introducing legacy Ghostbusters into this world.