Bradley Bjornstad


Were you disappointed with Ghostbusters II? Then you might be interested to know that what wound up in theaters was not the original vision for the sequel. And you might also be interested in seeing that original vision finally come to light thanks to a new documentary and restoration project in the works. Both ideas are the ambitious brainchild of director Bradley Bjornstad, who has set up a Kickstarter campaign to raise $100k for the “twofold” effort. The doc is called Ghostbusters 2 – The Original Vision and it will tell the story of what the movie was supposed to be, before “certain things happened during the production that altered the way the film came together.” Bjornstad plans to get onscreen interviews with Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, Ivan Reitman, Annie Potts, Ernie Hudson, Sigourney Weaver and even Rick Moranis, among others. This will be combined with the still-unseen deleted footage, including scenes with Moranis’s Louis versus Slimer and a character (Louis’s cousin) played by Eugene Levy, as well as storyboards Bjornstad will draw up based on the un-filmed parts of the original script. Also in the documentary will be a look at the process of the restoration project…

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