Los Angeles, Jan 16 (PTI) Director Jason Reitman is planning to make a new “Ghostbuster” film. Also Read - Michael Jackson estate sues HBO for USD 100 million over 'Leaving Neverland'

Reitman, whose directorial credits includes movies such as “Juno”, “Up in the Air” and most recently the political drama “The Front Runner”, will direct the latest installment of the famed franchise. Also Read - Will hand the movie back to the fans: Jason Reitman on his 'Ghostbuster' film

His 72-year-old father, Ivan, had directed the original “Ghostbuster” films which featured Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis as parapsychology professors who hunts ghosts. Also Read - Chris Hemsworth to play Hulk Hogan in new Netflix film

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Reitman penned the script along with Gil Kenan and the filmmaker plans to shoot the project this summer. Sony Pictures is looking at a date in summer 2020.

His project would not be a continuation of Paul Feig’s all-women reboot, which released in 2016 and featured Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones and Chris Hemsworth.

Instead, the new film will be a follow-up of the original films.

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