When Paul Feig‘s Ghostbusters was launched onto house video again in 2016, the discharge got here with an “Prolonged Lower” of the movie that ran 17-minutes longer than the theatrical model of the comedy-horror reboot. Naturally, that reduce included a number of scenes that have been eliminated for the theatrical launch, however even that reduce is loads shorter than the true prolonged reduce.
As Feig revealed to Collider manner again in 2016, his authentic reduce of the movie ran a whopping three half hours lengthy! Feig had defined to the positioning, “The editor’s first reduce was four hours and 15 minutes, and I trimmed that right down to a slim three and a half hours (laughs). We generate loads of stuff and I at all times wanna have all of the underpinnings of a giant, emotional story, and due to that it simply added loads of additional scenes that as you’re going via, you already know it’s a must to make loads of selections as a result of I knew I needed to carry this down beneath two hours.”
Certainly the 2016 movie was in the end reduce right down to 1 hour, 56 minutes for its theatrical launch, later beefed as much as 2 hours, 13 minutes for the aforementioned house video “Prolonged Lower”.
So will we ever see this three half hour reduce of Paul Feig’s Ghostbusters? Within the wake of Warner Bros asserting that the notorious “Snyder Lower” of Zack Snyder’s Justice League is coming to HBO Max subsequent 12 months, Feig took to Twitter to once more make point out of the Tremendous Prolonged Lower of Ghostbusters, whereas additionally noting that he’d be “completely happy to share” that model of the film.
With streaming companies presently keen to extend their subscriber numbers by providing up thrilling new content material in the course of the quarantine, properly, let’s simply say something is feasible proper now.
If you would like it, ask Sony to cross the streams and make it occur!
There’s a 3 and a half hour reduce of Ghostbusters: ATC I’d be completely happy to share. #FeygerCut https://t.co/zTVE4bDPFm
— Paul Feig (@paulfeig) Might 21, 2020