Eighties movies fans no doubt will be happy to see a familiar character in the latest installment of the Ghostbusters franchise.
The 1984 original Ghostbusters movie concluded with the appearance of the Stay Puft marshmallow man, a mascot accidentally conjured up by Dan Aykroyd’s character Ray Stantz into giant monstrous proportions to lay waste to New York City. Stay Puft went on to become one of the most beloved characters from the film and achieved pop culture fame.
The beloved character is back—albeit in a mini version—in Ghostbusters: Afterlife which is slated to hit theaters this year.
Here’s a sneak peek at Stay Puft’s return: https://youtu.be/x-Mjfs9zRH4
Ghostbusters: Afterlife tells the story of a single mom and her two kids who are forced to move to a small town. Their new home is a farm in Summerville, Oklahoma, which they inherited from their late grandfather.
The town experiences a series of earthquakes which leads the kids to discover something that their grandfather left behind, something that shows their ties to the Ghostbusters.
Directed by Jason Reitman and produced by OG Ghostbusters director Ivan Reitman, Ghostbusters: Afterlife stars Carrie Coon, Finn Wolfhard, Mckenna Grace, and Paul Rudd. Original cast members Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Ernie Hudson, Sigourney Weaver, and Annie Potts are reportedly set to reprise their roles.