Premiere - Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire : Paris Celebrates the film with a Spectacular Premiere at Le Grand Rex

By Mulder, Paris, Le Grand Rex, 19 march 2024

The spirits of Paris were high on the evening of March 19, 2024, as the Grand Rex cinema rolled out the red carpet for the much-anticipated French premiere of Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire. The event marked a significant milestone in the beloved franchise's history, attracting fans, celebrities, and the creative minds behind the film.

Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire, directed by Gil Kenan and co-written with Jason Reitman, serves as a direct sequel to the 2021 success, Ghostbusters: Afterlife. The film promises to deliver a blend of supernatural comedy and thrilling adventure, setting a new benchmark for the iconic series. Scheduled for release in the United States on March 22, 2024, by Columbia Pictures under Sony Pictures Releasing, the premiere at Le Grand Rex offered French audiences a unique opportunity to dive into the frosty depths of the Ghostbusters saga ahead of its worldwide debut.

The star-studded cast, including Paul Rudd, Finn Wolfhard, and Mckenna Grace, graced the premiere, alongside director Gil Kenan. Their presence electrified the atmosphere, allowing fans to interact with the beloved actors who have become synonymous with the Ghostbusters legacy. The reunion of the original Ghostbusters team with the new recruits in the movie aims to thwart a formidable, ice-cold foe, offering a thrilling experience that meshes nostalgia with fresh excitement.

Set in New York City, Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire follows the Spengler family as they join forces with the original Ghostbusters to combat a new threat that risks plunging the world into a second Ice Age. The movie's ensemble cast also features returning legends Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Ernie Hudson, Annie Potts, and William Atherton, alongside newcomers Kumail Nanjiani and Patton Oswalt, promising an epic showdown that fans won't want to miss.

The production journey of Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire began with the success of Afterlife, culminating in a world premiere in New York City before making its way to Paris's iconic Grand Rex. The film pays homage to the late Ivan Reitman, the original force behind the franchise, and incorporates elements from the animated series The Real Ghostbusters to capture the spirit of the series.

As the film prepares for its release, fans can look forward to a chilling cinematic experience that combines the nostalgia of the original films with new adventures and thrills. Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire is not just a movie; it's a tribute to the enduring legacy of ghost-busting, promising to bring families and fans together for an unforgettable experience.

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Synopsis : 
The Spengler family returns to where it all began, New York's iconic firehouse. Now they must team up with the original Ghostbusters, who have set up a top-secret research lab to take ghost hunting to the next level. When the discovery of an ancient artifact unleashes an evil force, the two Ghostbusters teams must join forces to protect their homes and save the world from a second Ice Age.

Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire
Directed by Gil Kenan
Written by Gil Kenan, Jason Reitman
Based on Ghostbusters by Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis
Produced by Ivan Reitman, Jason Reitman, Jason Blumenfeld
Starring  Paul Rudd, Carrie Coon, Finn Wolfhard, Mckenna Grace, Kumail Nanjiani, Patton Oswalt, Celeste O'Connor, Logan Kim, Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Ernie Hudson, Annie Potts
Cinematography : Eric Steelberg
Edited by Nathan Orloff, Shane Reid
Music by Dario Marianelli
Production companies : Columbia Pictures, Bron Creative, Ghost Corps, Right of Way Films
Distributed by Sony Pictures Releasing
Release date : March 22, 2024 (United States), April 10, 2024 (France)

Photos and video : Boris Colletier / Mulderville