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Afterlife 2 Actor Confirms “The Movie Is Done” Filming & Addresses A Potential Release Delay

With just a few months to go since production began, Ernie Hudson has confirmed it Ghostbusters: Afterlife 2 Filming is officially done. Hudson reprized his role as original Ghostbuster Winston Zdemore in the 2021 Legacy sequel alongside fellow franchise vets Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Annie Potts and Sigourney Weaver. Unlike his co-stars, Ghostbusters: Afterlife Set up a purposeful return for Hudson in the upcoming sequel, using the wealth from his venture to buy the old Ghostbusters firehouse and restore the Ecto-1, paving the way for a new generation of Busters.

While talking exclusively with Screen Rant For family drama Prisoner’s daughterErnie Hudson offers an update Ghostbusters: Afterlife 2. In addition to ensuring “The movie is done” filming, the franchise star addressed the possibility of the sequel being delayed by the WGA and a possible SAG-AFTRA strike, indicating that Sony is interested in keeping their current release date, but could push it to another window. See what Hudson shared below:

Yes, we’re done, the movie is done, it’s wrapped. Obviously, they’re editing and whatever. I’ve heard rumors they’ll be pressing later in the year or spring next year. I never know how the studios are going to do whatever they do, but filming has been done, which has been a little difficult with the writers’ strike and everything going on. So, I know it was a lot of randomness in terms of where it was being done, but I’m thankful that we at least got it done in the can, and now, I’m like everyone else, waiting to see what it all looks like.

Will Ghostbusters: Afterlife 2 be released in 2023?

Phoebe hanging from Ecto-1 in Ghostbusters Afterlife

potential for Ghostbusters: Afterlife 2 Its December 20, 2023 release date has been delayed largely due to the uncertainty the writers’ strike and potential actors’ strike have brought to the entertainment industry. Multiple productions have been halted or delayed as studios grapple with the unfair nature of streaming residuals by both on-screen and behind-the-camera talent and the potential reliance on artificial intelligence to take work away from them.

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In that regard Ghostbusters: Afterlife 2 Despite director Gil Kenan being able to wrap up production, co-writing the movie proved a promising sign for the sequel’s 2023 release. Although post-rap filming is not unexpected for projects such as Tent Poles Ghostbusters franchise, barring any major rewrites or reshoots, the sequel does not appear to require additional photography, taking the same amount of time to film as its 2021 predecessor.

The only other potential obstacle could see that Ghostbusters: Afterlife 2 Its release date will be delayed by Sony’s desire to avoid box office competition led by Timothée Chalamet Wonka It was released less than a week ago and is long awaited Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom The former hit theaters on the same day as the sequel. first given Ghostbusters: Afterlife Hit theaters in a relatively quiet corner of 2021, save for that Encanto After that, and it was a modest success grossing over $200 million against its $75 million production budget, it might be good to finally hit theaters and find a clear time to thrive.



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