CULVER CITY, Calif.
Aug. 20, 2014
/PRNewswire/ -- Who you gonna call? On
Thursday, August 28, 2014
, grab your Proton Pack and hop in your Ecto-1 for National Ghostbusters Day! Celebrate the 30
anniversary theatrical re-release of the blockbuster classic with your fellow Ghostbusters, but beware of Slimers and menacing marshmallow men.
The original 1984 film has been restored and remastered in 4K and will be returning to the big screen from Sony Pictures Entertainment, in over 700 locations in
the United States
, for a limited engagement starting
Take a Ghostbusters selfie in your Ghostbusters gear, with your favorite Ghostbusters products, etc. using the hashtag #GB30 and post on your social media handles. We are going for the world record for the largest number of Ghostbusters selfies.
Following the theatrical release of the film, on
, fans will be able to own the
30th Anniversary Edition on Blu-ray and the
25th Anniversary Edition, as that film makes its Blu-ray debut. The Sony Pictures Home Entertainment releases of the films will also be available in a two-disc anniversary edition Blu-ray™ Digibook including both films, as well as a Limited Edition gift set that includes an exclusive collectible Slimer figurine and the two-disc Digibook. This special gift set will only be available for a very limited time, with the collectible Slimer figurine being a true must-have for fans. Both films have been fully restored and remastered in 4K and will be presented in high definition on Blu-ray from those 4K sources.
Blu-rays come loaded with exclusive bonus materials, including revealing conversations with director
, as well as never-before-seen deleted scenes from
and more. The
anniversary edition features the original music video of the Oscar® nominated song "Ghostbusters" by
Ray Parker Jr.
includes the original music video for "On Our Own" by
. In addition, Ghostbusters will contain all previously released legacy content, commentary and an interactive Slimer Mode, offering fans a picture-in-picture graphical viewing experience.
There will also be a slew of new merchandise from Sony Pictures Consumer Products to be released. Collaborations include Lego, Mattel, Funko, Mad Engine and other select items to help celebrate the occasion. In addition, SPCP partnered with Gallery 1988 to create a once-in a lifetime experience, displaying original paintings, limited edition prints, and sculptures inspired by the film.