Ghostbusters, the supernatural comedy series that was released almost forty years ago, gets a reboot.
The legacy of classic movies is revived when a single mother moves to a new town with her two children.
As the two children discover a curious vehicle and some old memorabilia, they realize an older story awaits them, an account of when their grandfather battled ghosts in the past.
What you need to know about Ghostbusters: Afterlife, and when you can watch it in the US.
When is the Ghostbusters: Afterlife streaming release date in the US?
In the US, Ghostbusters: Afterlife was released in cinemas on Friday, November 19th.
The streaming release information has now been announced for those interested in watching the film at home.
In most cases, a 90-day theatrical period is observed in which films can only be seen in cinemas.
However, many movies have been moving early to streaming services because of Covid and fewer people going to the cinema, such as Marvel, which released several films simultaneously in cinemas and on Disney Plus.
From January 4th, Ghostbusters: Afterlife will be available on Amazon Prime Video, Microsoft Movies, and Vudu.
Following the recent trend of movies lasting longer than two hours, this one runs for two hours and four minutes.
Who is in the cast of Ghostbusters: Afterlife?
The reboot of the popular franchise features a number of high-profile stars.
Phoebe and Trevor are played by Finn Wolfhard from Stranger Things and Mckenna Grace from The Handmaid’s Tale.
Paul Rudd plays Mr. Groobersoon, and Carrie Coon plays mum Callie.
As part of the series, Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, and Ernie Hudson, who starred in two of the original films from the ’80s together, will also return.
The cast is led by Jason Reitman.
Harold Ramis and Mr. Aykroyd also contributed to the script.
What is Ghostbusters: Afterlife age rating in the US?
The US age rating for the film has been confirmed as PG-13 by the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC).
Ghostbusters: Afterlife is scheduled for release only a few weeks after the announcement.
Is Ghostbusters: Afterlife connected to Ghostbusters (2016)?
Ghostbusters: Afterlife is the sequel to the Ghostbusters duology from the 1980s, which included the films Ghostbusters (1984) and Ghostbusters II (1989).
Ghostbusters (2016), starring Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, and Leslie Jones, is not included in the reboot.
In interviews, Reitman stated that the 2016 film was still useful for writing Afterlife, as the team wanted to write a drama about family.
Watch GHOSTBUSTERS: AFTERLIFE – Official Trailer