Original Ghostbusters getting called back to the big screen

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Jun 5, 2014, 2:30 PM EDT

Thirty years after it first became a phenomenon, Ghostbusters is headed back to theaters.

According to Entertainment Weekly, the now-classic 1984 movie -- which came out exactly 30 years ago this weekend -- will return to the big screen on Aug. 29. A restored, remastered version of the film will open in more than 700 theaters as part of an ongoing anniversary celebration, which will also include a new Blu-ray release of the movie on Sept. 16, as well as the Blu-ray debut of Ghostbusters II on that same date.

The 25th-anniversary Blu-ray edition of the sequel will include fresh interviews with director Ivan Reitman and star/writer Dan Aykroyd, as well as deleted scenes and other goodies. Sony Pictures also has more 30th-anniversary activities planned for the main film, including unspecified "special events" and the release of collectible merchandise. There's even a new website to check out for future updates.

Of course, all this comes just as talk about the long-delayed Ghostbusters III ramps up again -- mainly because its possible director, Ruben Fleischer, has reportedly also been in the running to take over the director's chair on Ant-Man.

Will you go see Ghostbusters on the big screen again?