Dan Aykroyd is wrapping up his cross-Canada tour promoting his various spirits, which normally wouldn’t be notable except for two things from this newspaper article (it’s the paper thing your Dad gets from the front steps every morning) from Newfoundland. One is his mention of opening a new facility in Beamsville, Ontario, which will feature paraphernalia from his various movies (leading to the obvious question of what Ghostbusters goods are left to show off between 15 years of Planet Hollywood and various online prop auctions?) The other is the strange, backhanded, off-topic wrap-up to the article;
Wine connoisseurs exist in hoards, especially in Newfoundland and Labrador in recent years (just look at the insanity that gathers over the annual NLC Wine Fest). But there are those who just can’t let go of Dr. Ray Stantz, and what they’re really interested in is that ‘Ghostbusters’ video game for Playstation 3 and Xbox 360; it is currently in production, slated for release in 2008. The whole gang is back providing vocals – including Dr. Peter Venkman (Bill Murray), Egon Spengler (Harold Rami), Winston Zeddmore (Ernie Hudson), and even Rick Moranis’ Louis Tully.
Five stars to Heidi for talking to The Man and helping to promote the game to those on the East Coast who don’t scour the web for Ghostbusters news – half star deduction for the awkward segue.