Rick Moranis hasn’t appeared in a live-action theatrical movie since 1996, but that hiatus has now ended with the official confirmation that the Ghostbusters and Spaceballs star has signed on to reprise the role of Wayne Szalinski in Disney’s upcoming continuation of the Honey, I Shrunk the Kids franchise.

This is big news, because apart from 2007’s TV special Bob & Doug McKenzie’s Two-Four Anniversary, the 66 year-old has only made a handful of voice-over appearances over the last two decades, with his last live-action role rather fittingly being 1997’s straight-to-video Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves.

Moranis has made it clear that he never officially retired from acting, but had become increasingly selective over choosing when to work in an effort to focus on raising his children following the death of his wife in 1991.

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