‘Zombeland: Double Tap’ Almost Had a ‘Ghostbusters’-Themed Apocalypse

The Playlist | 10/19/2019 | Matthew Monagle
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When you take ten years to wrestle a script into place, a few ideas are going to fall by the wayside. This was the case with “Zombieland: Double Tap,” whose journey to the big screen involved plenty of rewrites, tweaks, and expired jokes. And as is often the case with long-gestating projects, sometimes it’s the ideas that didn’t come to fruition that are the most interesting.

Case in point: originally, screenwriters Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick had hoped to build on the success of Bill Murray‘s cameo in the original film by creating a “Ghostbusters“-themed apocalypse in the sequel. During an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Reese explained how their planned flashback would’ve shown Murray surviving the earliest hours of the zombie apocalypse.

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