May 24, 2022

‘Ghostbusters’ director Ivan Reitman dies at 75

‘Ghostbusters’ director Ivan Reitman died at the age of 75 in his home while sleeping on Saturday night.

“Our family is grieving the unexpected loss of a husband, father, and grandfather who taught us to always seek the magic in life,” children Jason Reitman, Catherine Reitman and Caroline Reitman said in a joint statement, according to Breitbart News.

“We take comfort that his work as a filmmaker brought laughter and happiness to countless others around the world. While we mourn privately, we hope those who knew him through his films will remember him always,” they added.

Reitman was also known for producing “National Lampoon’s Animal House,” along with the Bill Murray films “Meatballs” and “Stripes.”

His list of films spanned decades, including the films “Twins,” “Kindergarten Cop,” and “Six Day, Seven Nights” as a director, while producing other films, including the well-known dog film “Beethoven.”

His films will continue to entertain viewers for years to come. Reitman is survived by his wife Genevieve and three children.

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