Ghostbusters: Afterlife teaser introduces Paul Rudd to new Mini-Pufts monsters

A clip from the upcoming sequel teases brand new monster: Mini Pufts.

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Animated marshmallow Mini-Pufts wreak havoc on a supermarket in a teaser clip for Ghostbusters: Afterlife.

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The short clip introduces the tiny versions of Ghostbusters’ iconic villain, the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man, as they surprise Mr Grooberson (Paul Rudd) in his local supermarket.

While they initially seem to be adorable harmless creatures, one of the Mini-Pufts bites Grooberson on the finger before a group of them ram into him on a Roomba and others get their little hands on a nearby barbecue.

Set for release in November 2021, Ghostbusters: Afterlife is the fourth film in the supernatural comedy franchise, with Captain Marvel’s Mckenna Grace and Stranger Things’s Finn Wolfhard starring as children who discover their familial links to the original paranormal investigators.

While the sequel was originally scheduled to arrive in cinemas in July 2020, the date has been delayed three times due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

The likes of Rudd, Carrie Coon, J.K. Simmons and Tracy Letts also star in the film, while original cast members Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Ernie Hudson, Sigourney Weaver and Annie Potts reprise their roles from the original 1984 blockbuster.

Directed by Jason Reitman – the son of Ghostbusters director Ivan Reitman – filming for the franchise’s fourth film took place in 2019, with production wrapped in October of that year.

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The Ghostbusters franchise has seen the release of three films so far – the 1984 original, 1989’s Ghostbusters II and the 2016 reboot starring Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones and Chris Hemsworth.

Ghostbusters: Afterlife is released in cinemas on 11th November 2021. Find something to watch tonight with our TV Guide.