'Ghostbusters 3': Gamers to Get 'Slimed' in 2008

Apparently the original three Ghostbusters -- Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis -- "ain't afraid of no ghosts." The three are slated to join forces to create a "Ghostbusters" video game set for release in fall 2008.

"Ghostbusters The Game," a collaboration between Sierra Entertainment and Sony Pictures, allows players to join the team as it ghost hunts its way across Manhattan.

In development for the past two years, the game's developer worked hard to bring the original film's cast to the table, according to Tom Stratton, a senior global public relations manager at Sierra.

"From the beginning, it was very important that talent be involved with this. It was a goal for everybody [that] it was going to be as authentic to the original films," Stratton told ABCNEWS.com.

The original three will all lend their voices to the game, and Aykroyd and Ramis will resume the writing duties they shared in the 1984 megahit "Ghostbusters" and its 1989 sequel as they pen the game's events.

Ernie Hudson, who played Winston, and Annie Potts, who played the crew's receptionist, will also be featured in the game. As of now, Sigourney Weaver, who played the romantic lead in both films, isn't signed on to participate.

"We're doing our best to get everybody involved," Stratton said.

Sierra's foray into the video game version of movies, like "Scarface," prompted the game's development.

"We were looking at the portfolio of really hot iconic film properties. 'Ghostbusters' was in the top five -- up there with 'Scarface,'" Stratton said. "It made for a great opportunity for us."

The game will be released on all major platforms.

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