Sony Pictures will release aGhostbustersfranchise box set on the same day thatGhostbusters: Afterlife gets its home release. Theeight-discGhostbusters Ultimate Collection will 1984''sGhostbusters and 1989''sGhostbusters II, along with the film set by Jason Reitman. However, the box set willnotclude Paul Feig''s 2016 female-fronted film, which stars Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon,
Feig noticed the omission and took to Twitter to express his disappointment about not being included in the "ultimate" box set. The filmmaker pointed out that original franchise stars Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, and Ernie Hudson have starred in the film, with a Kids Choice Award. Despite the film''s mixed reviews, it still holds a 74% Certified Fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
It became the subject of internet outrage from viewers who didn''t like Feig''sGhostbusters: Answer the Call. The film was supposed to air a newGhostbustersfranchise with the female cast, but it failed to meet box office expectations.
The 2016 Ghostbustersmoviewas was unveiled, but it wasn''t a total misfire as some haters wish to see it. At the least, it deserves a spot in the box set.The Ghostbusters Ultimate Collection will be available on February 1, 2022.