To coincide with the 35th anniversary of Ghostbusters, first launched in U.S. theaters on June eight, 1984, Sony Footage is launching “Ghostbusters 35th,” a year-long celebration of the long-lasting multi-media franchise, it was introduced at this time by Jeffrey Godsick, EVP of Model Technique and International Partnerships for Sony Footage. The occasion represents a collaboration between a number of Sony Company divisions and can lead as much as the most recent installment within the movie sequence to be launched in theaters in 2020.
“Ghostbusters 35th” activations prolong throughout the buyer merchandise and leisure spectrums and embody toys, collectibles, trend and attire, theatrical, reside occasions, music, gaming, house leisure and publishing. Thrilling new occasions and activations will likely be introduced within the coming months. Mentioned Godsick.
“Ghostbusters has been entertaining and delighting audiences of all ages for the previous 35 years, and this milestone gives the proper alternative for a celebration of the franchise and the impression it is had on in style tradition. The extent of curiosity from our divisions inside Sony Company in addition to our exterior companions is a testomony to the enduring energy of the Ghostbusters model. Collectively we have curated a year-long occasion that has one thing for everybody, from long-time followers to these new to the Ghostbusters universe.”
Mentioned Ivan Reitman, producer and director of Ghostbusters and 1989’s Ghostbusters II.
“It has been really gratifying that what we created 35 years in the past has continued to entertain and resonate with two generations of audiences. This can be a momentous event, and we have had a good time collaborating with our mates at Sony to place collectively this distinctive year-long celebration of all issues Ghostbusters.”
The primary announcement of Ghostbusters 35th occasion activations contains:
All-New “Ghostbusters 35th” Client Merchandise: Huge-ranging line of first-ever 35th anniversary celebratory merchandise that features toys, collectibles, halo trend, attire and gaming. Licensees embody PLAYMOBIL®, Ok-Swiss/Footlocker, Funko, BATHING APE®, PopMinded by Hallmark and Bixler Jewellery.
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Ghostbusters/Transformers Collaboration: The 2 beloved franchises (each celebrating 35th anniversaries in 2019) will unite for cross-over toys, a comic book e-book sequence and Mad Engine attire. Hasbro will launch the Transformers-Ghostbusters Collaborative determine, the ECTO-1 ECTOTRON, obtainable at GameStop this summer time and at present for pre-order at HasbroPulse.com, GameStop and EB Video games Canada. The five-issue comedian sequence, Transformers / Ghostbusters, will debut this month and is written and illustrated by the long-time fan-favorite Ghostbusters inventive staff of Erik Burnham, Dan Schoening and Luis Antonio Delgado and revealed by IDW Comics.
First-Ever Ghostbusters Fan Fest: Offered by Wizard World, this once-in-a-lifetime occasion on June eight, 2019 on the Sony Footage Studio Lot in Culver Metropolis, CA is a celebration of the Ghostbusters universe that can characteristic alternatives for followers to fulfill and listen to from the unique solid and filmmakers, together with director/producer Ivan Reitman, actor/screenwriter Dan Aykroyd and actor Ernie Hudson. As well as, author/director Jason Reitman will share early particulars concerning the latest movie within the Ghostbusters sequence to be launched in 2020. Attendees will even have entry to unique programming and sights, restricted version merchandise, collectibles and extra.
Restricted Version Ghostbusters 35th Anniversary Sony WALKMAN: Ghostbusters and Sony WALKMAN, two iconic manufacturers that first got here to prominence within the 1980s and have every made a huge effect on in style tradition, be part of collectively for the Restricted Version Ghostbusters 35th anniversary-themed WALKMAN. Designed by Sony Dwelling Leisure & Sound Merchandise, Inc., this WALKMAN will make its debut on the Ghostbusters Fan Fest in Culver Metropolis on June eight, 2019, the place it will be awarded to the primary two followers who buy the KSwiss restricted Ghostbusters sneakers. Solely 100 items have been created which will likely be used for promotional occasions and prizing.
International Ghostbusters in Live performance Dwell Orchestra Tour: Ongoing tour that can go to over 40 cities worldwide and incorporates a screening of Ghostbusters accompanied by native symphony orchestras performing reside Elmer Bernstein’s Grammy-nominated rating and Ray Parker Jr.’s Billboard Scorching 100 chart-topping theme tune, “Ghostbusters.”
Ghostbusters Theatrical Re-Launch: In partnership with Fathom Occasions, Sony Footage will re-release the unique 1984 Ghostbusters in theaters nationwide on October 6 & 10, 2019.
Ghostbusters Authentic Movement Image Rating 35th Anniversary Version: Sony Music particular 35th anniversary version of the unique movement image rating with music by legendary composer Elmer Bernstein. Accessible June 7, 2019 on CD and digital codecs (normal and hi-resolution) and on vinyl July 19, 2019. The gathering options music from the long-lasting blockbuster, newly combined and remastered from the rating’s authentic multi-tracks, in addition to new paintings, commentary from Elmer Bernstein’s son, Peter, and 4 beforehand unreleased tracks.
Ghostbusters I & II Restricted Version Dwelling Leisure Launch: On June 11, 2019, Sony Footage Dwelling Leisure will launch Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters II in a particular limited-edition 4K Extremely HD SteelBook with hours of uncommon and new bonus materials. The set contains each movies on 4K UHD and on Blu-ray, plus a bonus disc of recent extras, together with deleted scenes, interviews, outtakes and far more. The movies had been absolutely restored from the unique digicam negatives and are offered on 4K UHD with HDR and Dolby Atmos audio.
Ghostbusters: The Video Recreation Remastered: Saber Interactive HD re-release of the acclaimed action-adventure recreation that includes the unique solid of the basic movies and a novel storyline co-written by Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters II screenwriters Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis; to launch later this yr on the PlayStationې pc leisure system, Xbox One, Nintendo Change and Home windows PC. This announcement comes direct from Sony Footage.
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