'Ghostbusters' cast reunites 30 years later!

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NOVI, MI - MAY 16: Actor Ernie Hudson from the Ghostbusters series of films attends day 1 of the 25th annual Motor City Comic Con at Suburban Collection Showplace on May 16, 2014 in Novi, Michigan. (Photo by Paul Warner/Getty Images)
NOVI, MI - MAY 16: Actor Ernie Hudson from the Ghostbusters series of films attends day 1 of the 25th annual Motor City Comic Con at Suburban Collection Showplace on May 16, 2014 in Novi, Michigan. (Photo by Paul Warner/Getty Images)
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Fans called and the Ghostbusters answered 30 years later.

Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Ernie Hudson, Sigourney Weaver, Annie Potts, and director Ivan Reitman all reunited to reminiscence about their beloved film, and the recent news of an all-female reboot.

Today show super-fan Al Roker caught up with the stars as they were shooting their cover for Entertainment Weekly magazine, and while the rest of the cast stayed mum when asked if they knew the movie would be an instant classic, Murray said he thought Ghostbusterswould be a hit from the get-go. "I knew it was gonna be a huge movie," the 64-year-old actor touted. "At that point we were still watching Yankee Doodle Dandy on TV so I thought we had a shot."

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During his chat, Roker also found out what was really in that slime. Referring to the prop as a "disgusting combination," Murray jokingly disclosed that the green stuff consisted of "corn syrup and another and starch and some sort of an adhesive and a kind of a poison that's used on chinch bugs."

In 1984, the movie was filmed on the streets of New York City and Hudson remembers that he was impressed, even then, with how Murray handled the fans. "He just sort of embraced it and, you know, all the years after I -- it's how I relate to fans," he said of the lesson learned from the A-list actor. "I was watching how he just -- they loved him. And he always gave back. And I was always really impressed with that."

Recalling one of his favorite memories, Murray says the Ecto-1 made quite the impression. "In the uniforms in that big car, even the cops thought we were above them somehow," he told Roker. "We'd do a take where you'd have to drive the car and someone would yell, 'Cut!' and we'd just keep driving. ...And we'd just run around China Town, running red lights."

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This past October, it was revealed that Bridesmaids director Paul Feig would be heading up a Ghostbusters reboot that's reported to have an all-female crew of ghost removal service professionals. However, when Roker asked about the third movie, Akyroyd said with a laugh, "I say the money's not right yet.... It's really hard to recreate something that was so beautiful, so wonderful."

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