Bill Murray had the perfect reaction to seeing the mini Stay-Puft Marshmallow Men from Ghostbusters: Afterlife For the first time. The clip featuring the naughty little Mini-Pufts was released earlier this month and received mixed reactions from a long time ago Ghostbusters fans. Most of the criticism has been about the little guys who seemingly committed suicide to make some S’mores for Paul Rudd’s Mr. Grooberson’s character, although the majority of fans seem to have really liked the short clip. It looks like Murray is quite a big fan of the Mini-Pufts, thanks to a new video from Sony Pictures.
Original Ghostbusters director Ivan Reitman appears in a new video to advertise Ghostbusters: Afterlife with Bill Murray, where he shows off the Mini Stay-Puft clip. Murray hadn’t seen the aforementioned clip, but he was clearly delighted with what he saw, smiling the whole time with a big smile on his face. After the clip, Murray says to Reitman: “That looks good. That feels good, doesn’t it?” Jason Reitman has maintained that his sequel is a love letter to the original from the start, and it looks like he’s accomplished some of that goal with the Mini-Pufts.
Bill Murray opposed one Ghostbusters continued for decades, but you can easily tell he’s pretty happy with what Jason Reitman came for Ghostbusters: Afterlife, which is probably why he agreed to participate this time. The upcoming movie is being promoted as the right sequel that fans have been waiting for for years. Watching Murray’s reaction to the Mini-Pufts surprise is sure to get a lot of people excited to see Ghostbusters: Afterlife in theaters later this year.
Original Ghostbusters star Ernie Hudson also agreed to come back for Jason Reitman’s Ghostbusters: Afterlife and he recently revealed that he saw the finished cut. The actor posted a picture of himself with Reitman and they both have big smiles on their faces. Hudson captioned the image with, “Yes, the smile in this photo is real. #Ghostbustersafterlife is so good, I was speechless!” Hudson’s review comes after it was revealed that an early cut of the movie made Ivan Reitman cry. Whether the fans will feel the same or not is unclear at this point, but the studio certainly does a good job of generating excitement.
Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Ernie Hudson, Sigourney Weaver and Annie Potts all returned to star in Ghostbusters: Afterlife, along with newcomers, Carrie Coon, Finn Wolfhard, Mckenna Grace and Paul Rudd. Murray previously praised Jason Reitman’s story, noting that it has a close relationship with the original film, even claiming that the feel is much closer than the original sequel. We’re still pretty much waiting for the movie to hit theaters, but we’ll likely see quite a bit of footage in the coming months. While we wait, you can check out Bill Murray’s response to the Mini-Pufts above, courtesy of Sony Pictures’ official Twitter account.
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