Director Ivan Reitman has stated that a finished script has been sent to Bill Murray and is awaiting approval. Ghostbusters 3 will be killed dead in its tracks if Murray passes on it and turns down the chance to reprise his role as Peter Venkman. Deadline report that Sony Pictures are basically "unwilling to risk mounting a second sequel in the big budget comedy franchise unless Murray agrees to join old cast-members Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis and Ernie Hudson." Read more after the jump.
"The studio won't even think about forward on a $150 million film unless Bill has a closed deal and a commitment," an insider is quoted as saying. "It's too huge a risk to do any meaningful prep, hoping he shows up." So we play the waiting game, for Gods sake Murray we love you but its not Citizen Kane here, get your game face on playa.