Director Jason Reitman Engaged on ‘Saturday Evening Dwell’ Film

Jason Reitman is ready to direct a characteristic movie primarily based on Saturday Evening Dwell.

The filmmaker will reunite with Ghostbusters: Afterlife co-writer Gil Kenan to pen the script for the venture, which can inform the behind-the-scenes story of the present’s premiere episode on October 11, 1975.

Based on Deadline, the movie will likely be primarily based on real-life accounts of Saturday Evening Dwell’s opening night time from an intensive collection of interviews performed by Reitman and Kenan with “all of the dwelling forged, writers and crew”.

That is the second movie Reitman is engaged on for Sony Photos. He’s additionally serving as a co-writer and producer on the sequel to Ghostbusters: Afterlife, directed by Kenan.

Paul Rudd in ‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife’ (Credit score: Sony)

Except for the 2021 reboot of Ghostbusters, Reitman is finest identified for steering movies Juno, Up In The Air and Younger Grownup. He additionally labored as a producer on Damien Chazelle’s Whiplash and 2009 horror comedy Jennifer’s Physique.

The sequel to Ghostbusters: Afterlife is scheduled to be launched in December this 12 months. Mckenna Grace, Finn Wolfhard, Logan Kim, Celeste O’Connor, Carrie Coon, Paul Rudd and Ernie Hudson all reprise their roles, alongside new additions Kumail Nanjiani, Patton Oswalt, James Acaster and Emily Alyn Lind.

In a four-star evaluation of the primary movie, NME wrote: ““It might be a disgrace to present something away in regards to the movie’s emotionally satisfying climax, so let’s simply say this: should you actually wish to tug at followers’ heartstrings, who ya gonna name?

“The result’s a sequel that looks like an genuine Ghostbusters film with out fairly slipping into retread mode. In opposition to the chances, this franchise is perhaps again from the lifeless.”