Fort Macleod, Alberta will get advanced screening of ‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife’

Paul Rudd in the first official trailer for 'Ghostbusters Afterlife.' The film is scheduled for a July 8, 2020 release. Sony Pictures

There will be something strange in the neighbourhood of Fort Macleod, Alta., in the next few months.

A representative for Sony Pictures Entertainment tells The Canadian Press that the studio is working with the town on putting together a special advance screening of Ghostbusters: Afterlife.

Scenes for the film, which is due out in July, were shot in Fort Macleod and other parts of Alberta last summer.

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The Sony Pictures representative said Fort Macleod is the only Canadian municipality they are currently discussing a screening with.

All other details about the advance screening are to be confirmed.

Four-time Oscar nominee Jason Reitman, who was born in Montreal, directs the new instalment in the Ghostbusters series.

His father, Toronto-bred Ivan Reitman, helmed the original films in the supernatural comedy franchise and produced the new one.

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Cast members include Carrie Coon, Mckenna Grace, Paul Rudd and Vancouver-bred Stranger Things star Finn Wolfhard.

Coon plays a single mother alongside Grace and Wolfhard as her kids.

The story sees the family moving to a small town just as it begins experiencing paranormal occurrences.

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