Dan Aykroyd really likes the 2004 film, The Incredibles
. So much so, in fact, that he believes himself to look like an Incredibles
-esque superhero in the upcoming Ghostbusters
game for Wii, telling Newsweek
, "I love the way we look in the Wii platform ... anybody who looks like an Incredible
is automatically a superhero." Though we're not sure if there's a direct correlation between the two, Aykroyd firmly believes so, continuing, "I was so pleased that they shaved off at least 60 pounds from my current bulk."
Apparently Aykroyd's current poundage isn't all that was shaved in translation from movie to game, as the romantic elements between Bill Murray and Sigourney Weaver have been omitted from the forthcoming title. Aykroyd says "the format of ghostbusting lends itself to a video game beautifully," while apparently the finesse required in convincing Sigourney Weaver to fornicate with Bill Murray doesn't so much. Not even a minigame, folks? We kid! It probably didn't help that Ms. Weaver declined to be part of the game