Sony Pictures 'Ghostbusters 3' begins casting actors in Los Angeles

The long awaited "Ghostbusters 3" is finally set to go into production July 2011. Initial casting for the film's main characters are taking place in Los Angeles. Shooting will take place in Chicago, IL.

Harold Ramis and Dan Aykroyd will reprise their onscreen roles, as well as serve as executive producers and character writers. Academy Award nominated director Ivan Reitman will return to direct the third Ghostbusters film. In addition to directing the Ghostbusters movies, Reitman has also directed such films as Twins, Kindergarten Cop, Junior, Dave, Fathers' Day, Six Days Seven Nights, My Super Ex-Girlfriend. As a producer, Reitman has been involved throughout all phases of the filmmaking process in over 45 productions.

Lee Eisenbergand and Gene Stupnitsky, who together have shared nominations for 3 Primetime Emmy Awards and 5 Writers Guild of America Awards, are penning the screenplay. The 3rd draft of the script has been fine-tuned and handed over to Dan Akroyd, and "Ghostbusters 3" is set to go before the cameras in July, 2011. A release date is set for Christmas 2012.

On October 14, 2010 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment confirmed that the newly penned script completed by Dan Akroyd has been officially approved. "A third film will happen and the wheels are in motion."

Principal Actor Casting

See the post titled Headshot and Resume Information regarding how to submit for acting roles.

Please submit photos and resumes by mail only.
No phone calls or personal drop-offs.

Los Angeles:

Richard Mento
Joanna Colbert Casting
9157 Sunset Blvd.
Suite 300
West Hollywood, CA 90069

Extras Casting


Darlene Hunt
"Ghostbusters 3"Extras
Extra Ordinary Casting
1532 N. Milwaukee
Suite 205
Chicago 60622

Production Companies:

Do NOT send photos and resumes to the production companies, as they will most likely end up being thrown away. They do not cast the films, rather they hire casting directors who sort through the thousands of submissions.

Ocean Pictures
452 Central Ave
Suite 208
Highland Park, IL 60035

Columbia Pictures
10202 W. Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232

The Montecito Picture Company
1482 East Valley Road
Suite 477
Montecito, CA 93108

The Montecito Picture Company
9465 Wilshire Blvd.
Suite 920
Beverly Hills, CA 90212


Harold Ramis
Ivan Reitman


Ivan Reitman


Dan Aykroyd
Bill Murray
Harold Ramis
Anna Faris
Ernie Hudson
Sigourney Weaver


A ragtag group of paranormal researchers reopen their notorious ghost removal service, and a new generation of Ghostbusters is brought on board to be green slimed and trained to contain the mischievous spirits.