Ghost Corps, Inc.
TypeSubsidiary
Industry
FoundedMarch 2015; 6 years ago (March 2015)
Headquarters10202 West Washington Boulevard, Culver City, California, U.S.
Key people
ParentColumbia Pictures
(Sony Pictures Entertainment)
WebsiteOfficial Facebook

Ghost Corps, Inc. is an American production company formed in March 2015 to oversee the Ghostbusters franchise.[1][2] It is a division of Sony Pictures.

History

The company was formed in March 2015 by Sony Pictures Entertainment in order to create a Ghostbusters cinematic universe and expand the Ghostbusters brand into films, television series, and merchandise. The company is headed by Ivan Reitman and Dan Aykroyd, along with Reitman's Montecito Picture Company partners Tom Pollock and Joe Medjuck.[3][4]

Projects

The company's first project was a live-action reboot with a female-oriented cast. Ghostbusters, directed by Paul Feig, was released on July 15, 2016.

Its second project, a sequel to the original Ghostbusters films, titled Ghostbusters: Afterlife has been announced by Sony Pictures and Ghost Corps and will be released on November 11, 2021. The film takes place in the original timeline set by the first two films and the video game. Jason Reitman, Ivan Reitman's son, has been confirmed to direct, and a teaser trailer was released on January 15, 2019.[5]

Filmography

Year Film Director Release Date Budget Gross
2016 Ghostbusters Paul Feig July 15, 2016 $144 million $229.1 million
2021 Ghostbusters: Afterlife Jason Reitman November 11, 2021 N/A N/A
Year Video Game Developer Release Date
2009 Ghostbusters: The Video Game Terminal Reality
Mad Dog Games (remaster)
June 16, 2009
October 4, 2019 (remaster)

References

  1. ^ Sony Pictures Entertainment (25 October 2017). "Sony Pictures Consumer Products And Netflix Team Up With Reebok And BAIT As "Stranger Things" Kids Get Their Ghostbusters™ On". PR Newswire. Retrieved 28 January 2018.
  2. ^ "SONY PICTURES, MADAME TUSSAUDS NEW YORK AND THE VOID TEAM FOR "GHOSTBUSTERS"-THEMED IMMERSIVE, VIRTUAL REALITY EXPERIENCE". Sony Pictures. 2016-05-09. Retrieved 2017-05-29. Ghost Corps, Inc., a subsidiary of Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc.,
  3. ^ Borys Kit (2015-03-09). "Sony Plans 'Ghostbusters' Cinematic Universe". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2017-05-15.
  4. ^ Justin Kroll (2015-03-09). "Ghost Corps production company will create Ghostbusters movie universe". Variety. Retrieved 2017-05-07.
  5. ^ "Jason Reitman to Direct New 'Ghostbusters' Movie". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2019-05-22.