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Ivan Reitman Remembered By Hollywood, Including Son Jason Reitman

Following the tragic news of world losing another film legend, Ivan Reitman, peers of the late director and producer have been sharing their memories of his iconic legacy, having passed away at the age of 75 with an illustrious career behind him. Perhaps the most tear-jerking of all memoriams came in the form of a Twitter post from the late creative’s son, Jason Reitman, who just recently teamed with his father for last year's Ghostbusters: Afterlife.
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Ghostbusters: Afterlife Director Jason Reitman Speaks Out About What Dad Ivan Reitman Would Want Most After His Passing: ‘Nothing Would Make Him Happier’

The cinema community was faced with some sad news this past weekend, as it was reported that beloved filmmaker Ivan Reitman had died at the age of 75. Since then, numerous celebrities have taken the time to pay tribute to the late moviemaking titan. His family also spoke out on his passing via a sweet statement. Now, the late director’s son, Ghostbusters: Afterlife director Jason Reitman, is speaking out about his dad. And in doing so, he revealed the one thing his father would want most right now, saying that “nothing would make him happier.”

Jason Reitman leads tributes to his filmmaker father Ivan Reitman

Jason Reitman has paid tribute to his filmmaker father Ivan Reitman following his death aged 75, saying “I’ve lost my hero”.The director and producer behind the original Ghostbusters in 1984 died on Saturday at his home in Montecito, California, US media outlets have reported.The Czechoslovakia-born filmmaker was best known for his comedy films and received his big break when he produced the college fraternity film National Lampoon’s Animal House in 1978.I’ve lost my hero. All I want is the chance to tell my father one more story. He came from a family of survivors and turned his legacy into laughter....

Jason Reitman Has Honored His Late Father, Legendary Ivan Reitman, With A Tribute: ‘I’ve Lost My Hero’

On Sunday, the legendary film director and producer Ivan Reitman passed away. He was 75. He left behind a long CV of hits, among them Stripes, Meatballs, Ghostbusters, Twins, Kindergarten Cop, and more. He also passed the torch to his son, Jason Reitman, who, starting with Thank You For Smoking, developed his own successful career. Jason made sure to honor his father with a moving post on social media.

Jason Reitman Honors Father Ivan Reitman: “I’ve Lost My Hero”

Jason Reitman, who directed 2021’s Ghostbusters: Afterlife in keeping with family tradition, honored his late father, original Ghostbusters director Ivan Reitman, on Monday, tweeting, “I’ve lost my hero.” The elder Reitman died Saturday at the age of 75. Hollywood & Media Deaths In 2022: Photo Gallery In his tweet today, Jason Reitman wrote: “I’ve lost my hero. All I want is the chance to tell my father one more story. He came from a family of survivors and turned his legacy into laughter.” Jason Reitman continued, “Thank you for the kind messages. Enjoy his movies and remember his storytelling gifts. Nothing would make him...

R.I.P. Ivan Reitman: Jason Reitman, Paul Feig, Judd Apatow & More React To Filmmaker’s Passing

Yesterday, the world found out that legendary filmmaker, Ivan Reitman passed away at the age of 75. The filmmaker behind some of the most iconic comedies of all time, including “Ghostbusters,” “Stripes,” and “Kindergarten Cop” (I’ll fight you about that last one), touched millions with his work over the decades. And as you might expect, this news led to an outpouring of love of social media.

Jason Reitman: ‘I’ve lost my hero’

Jason Reitman is mourning the death of his father Ivan Reitman, who directed classic comedies including “Meatballs,” “Stripes,” “Ghost Busters” and “Kindergarten Cop.” “I’ve lost my hero,” Jason Reitman, 44, tweeted Monday. “All I want is the chance to tell my father one more story.” The older Reitman died Saturday in his California home. He was 75. “He came from a family of survivors and ...

Spiritual revival: Director Jason Reitman talks 'Ghostbusters: Afterlife'

SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) — It was the summer of 1984 when “Ghostbusters” was unleashed in theaters on June 7, just two days before my eighth birthday. “Gremlins,” another one of my favorites, was released on the same day. In fact, when you look back at 1984, it isn’t as easy to assign a singular film to represent the year in the same way the previous summer had belonged to “Return of the Jedi” and “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” the summer before that. Would I pick “Ghostbusters” over “Gremlins,” “Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom,” “Star Trek III: The Search for Spock,” “The Karate Kid,” “The Last Starfighter,” or “The Muppets Take Manhattan?” I might.