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20
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Dan Aykroyd Announces New Film With Chevy Chase

The comedy legend told his Facebook fans that the old friends are teaming up on a new project.

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Dan Aykroyd may be stuck in his quest to resurrect Ghostbusters, but now he's resurrecting the past for a new movie endeavor.

The actor-writer-director wrote on his Facebook page late Monday night that he is working with his former Saturday Night Live castmate Chevy Chase.

"Chevy (Chase) and I are about to start work on a script concept for a comedy movie," Aykroyd wrote. "Cannot say too much about the concept, but the joy of working with him again is one that I am extremely excited about. Chevy is one of my favourite people, and one of the great anarchistic and physically committed comedians in the business."

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This pairing directly contrasts Aykroyd's struggle with another SNL castmember, Bill Murray, who refuses to star in a revival of the Ghostbusters franchise.

The pair has worked together on a movie set before, as Chase starred in Aykroyd's 1991 directorial debut, Nothing but Trouble.

Currently, Chase co-stars on the NBC sitcom Community, and Aykroyd was featured in the 2010 animated comedy Yogi Bear and will have a role in the upcoming Will Ferrell-Zach Galifianakis political comedy The Campaign.