New York City police said Marquis Ventura, 35, sucker-punched the "Ghostbusters" actor near Central Park last month.
The "Inside The NBA" analyst and former star seized attention with his comments on police reform.
The comedian paid the ultimate compliment to Bill Murray and the rest of the original cast, but his parents may not be so thrilled.
Paul Feig also recalled Donald Trump's Instagram rant blasting the new version, which starred Leslie Jones and Melissa McCarthy.
The actor is set to reprise his role as Peter Venkman along with original cast members Dan Aykroyd and Ernie Hudson.
The comedian said remake plans that ignore the 2016 female-led film are "so insulting."
Jason Reitman, son of the original's director, will direct the no-longer-secret project.
"I ain't afraid of no gays."
Amy Poehler is making her directorial debut with ‘Wine Country,’ a new Netflix comedy film starring many of her former ‘SNL’ castmates like Tina Fey, Maya Rudolph, Rachel Dratch and Ana Gasteyer.
"That's right. Trump ain't afraid of no ghosts."