Director Jason Reitman Wants a ‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife’ Theme Park Ride

“Ghostbusters: Afterlife” may have been ousted from the #1 box office spot by Disney’s “Encanto,” but it’s still going strong. On the tails of its success, director Jason Reitman has revealed his wishes for a theme park attraction.

In an interview with Collider, Reitman revealed that one scene was made as wish fulfillment on his part. In a thrilling car chase scene, Phoebe (Mckenna Grace) hangs out of the Ecto-1 on a seat pursuing Muncher.

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“I made it because, you know, I’m trying to relive fantasies of riding in the DeLorean or riding on speeder bikes on Endor in Return of the Jedi. So if I could know what it felt like…” he said.

Reitman had clearly already given the concept of a theme park attraction a bit of thought, because he went on to explain, “There’s that great ride at Universal Orlando, it’s a Hogwarts ride where you’re on Hagrid’s motorbike with the sidecar. And if we could do something like that with Ecto-1, so down.”


Pictured above is the ride vehicle for Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure, which features two side-by-side seats: a motorbike and its sidecar. With a little imagination, it’s easy to see how the vehicle (or something similar) might be transformed into the Ecto-1.

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