Whatcha Gonna Play?

Twenty-five years after the theatrical release of "Ghostbusters," the franchise-much like the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man-is blowing up. The original film will be issued on Blu-ray for the first time in June, a third movie is in the works, and Atari will soon release Ghostbusters: The Videogame on multiple platforms. Gamers play the role of a new cadet teaming up with the familiar crew of Raymond Stantz, Peter Venkman, Egon Spengler and Winston Zeddmore-Dan Aykroyd, Bill Murray, Harold Ramis and Ernie Hudson, respectively, who all contributed voice work. Aykroyd, who co-wrote the original film and its sequel with Ramis, spoke to NEWSWEEK's Nick Summers about "Ghostbusters III," morphing into a purely digital character and why you shouldn't expect to see Sigourney Weaver in the videogame version.

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