Paul Feig’s Ghostbusters won’t start haunting theaters until next month, but here’s the next best thing (or the best thing, depending on which fan you talk to): a Lego remake of Ivan Reitman’s iconic 1984 comedy.
Yes, in another dazzling display of Internet fandom (see: last week’s exhaustive Star Wars infographic), the family-friendly team behind Digital Wizards Studios pooled together “$100,000 of Lego bricks” and spent “2,000 hours over the last five months” to bring our fanboy and fangirl asses to Spook Central.
The end result is something that’s best described as “goddamn adorable.” In a little under five minutes, the clip manages to capture the most iconic beats of the legendary film, making for one stunning sliver of pop culture. How they handle Venkman’s epic line to Peck is something that’ll tickle every punmaster.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Nnj1NCfjt4
Oh, and here are a few fun facts to put their grand ambition in perspective: 1. The Stay Puft Marshmallow Man is played by a 10 year old, 2. The video features five of the most valuable Lego sets produced (Taj Mahal, Eiffel Tower, Statue of Liberty, and Mr. Gold), and 3. 140 different miniature figures appear in the largest city scene.
Watch above and check out their other shorts, including a remake of Jurassic Park!
Your move, Feig.