Rick Moranis, the star of “Ghostbusters” and “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids,” was assaulted in Manhattan on Thursday, and the attack was recorded by a surveillance camera.Moranis was hit on the head by a stranger on Thursday at 7:30 am on Central Park West near 70th street, the NYPD has confirmed.Check out the surveillance video via NYPD Crime Stoppers, below:🚨WANTED🚨for ASSAULT October 1, 2020 at 7:24 AM, on Central Park West in the vicinity of West 70 St Manhattan. @NYPD20PCT.Reward up to $2500👀Seen him? Know who he is?📞Call 1-800-577-TIPS or📲DM us!☎️Calls are CONFIDENTIAL! @YourCityYourCall @NYPDDetectives @nypdchiefofpatrol pic.twitter.com/s06yNPBUBk— NYPD Crime Stoppers (@NYPDTips) October 2, 2020As the footage shows, Moranis was simply minding his business when the suspect attacked sending the 67-year-old actor to the ground.Also Read: Rick Moranis to Return to 'Honey, I Shrunk the Kids' Franchise With New Disney FilmMoranis went to the hospital after the attack and reported pain in his head, back and hip. After his release, he reported the crime at the precinct.“He is fine but grateful for everyone’s thoughts and well wishes,” his rep told The Hollywood Reporter.The search is currently underway for the suspect, who could be seen walking away.Earlier this year, it was announced that Moranis is returning to the “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids” franchise with a new film at Disney called “Shrunk.”The film will be a sequel to the 1989 original that spawned a franchise including “Honey, I Blew Up the Kid” and the direct to video “Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves.” The first two films in the franchise pulled in more than $281 million at the box office worldwide.Moranis appeared in all three films and starred in the original as scientist Wayne Szalinski who creates a ray gun that accidentally shrinks his children down to the size of bugs.Moranis is also known for his appearances in “Ghostbusters” and its sequel, “Spaceballs” and “Little Shop of Horrors.”Read original story ‘Ghostbusters’ Star Rick Moranis Assaulted in Manhattan; Attack Caught on Camera At TheWrap
Rick Moranis has famously been very selective about his film choices since stepping away from Hollywood in 1997.
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Rick Moranis is bringing a 20-year acting hiatus to an end with the 'Honey, I Shrunk The Kids' reboot. But these actors have managed to stay away, for now at least.
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There was talk of him returning for 'Ghostbusters III’ back when that was a prospect. “I guess I’m interested in where [Louis Tully] is now. As the faithful and long-suffering wife of Rick Moranis’s inventor Wayne, Marcia Strassman was put through the wringer by her husband’s antics, but no struggle would compare to that which she faced finding work in a post 'Honey I Shrunk The [Blank]’ universe.
What self-respecting Lego collector wouldn’t want to have in their possession a replica of the firehouse from ‘Ghostbusters?’ And given the chance, could said Lego collector ever find a better place to present that set than outside the real firehouse itself? Obviously, Lego’s answer to those questions was a resounding, “d’uh!” And so, via Entertainment Weekly, the iconic toy company have presented their take on the headquarters from director Ivan Reitman’s 1984 classic, in the shadow of the actual building, Hook & Ladder 8, in New York City.
The production of Paul Feig’s ‘Ghostbusters’ reboot has brought with it news of cameo roles from many of the key players from the 1985 original and its 1989 sequel. One by one, Dan Ayrkoyd, Bill Murray, Ernie Hudson, Sigourney Weaver and Annie Potts were confirmed to be making an appearance - but one key figure whose name has not come up is Rick Moranis. - Sigourney Weaver Confirmed For Ghostbusters Reboot - New Ghostbusters Character Names Revealed - 1st Image Of Chris Hemsworth In Ghostbusters Addressing the matter, the now-reclusive comedy star (who hasn’t been in a live action movie since 1997) has given a rare interview to The Hollywood Reporter, confirming that he was asked to appear in the new ‘Ghostbusters’ - but said no. “I wish them well.