Paul Rudd meets an old nemesis in the form of Mini-Pufts in a new scene from Ghostbusters: Afterlife

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Paul Rudd comes face to face with a classic Ghostbusters villain in a new scene from Ghostbusters: Afterlife – though this time it’s biting and has plenty of backup.

The 52-year-old actor was featured in a scene from the upcoming Ghostbusters reboot released by Sony Pictures on Wednesday.

The short clip doesn’t reveal much about the plot of the movie, but it does confirm that the iconic Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man from the 1984 classic will return in the form of the adorable Mini-Pufts.

New look: Paul Rudd, 52, comes face to face with an old nemesis in a new scene from Ghostbusters: Afterlife released by Sony Pictures on Wednesday

New look: Paul Rudd, 52, comes face to face with an old nemesis in a new scene from Ghostbusters: Afterlife released by Sony Pictures on Wednesday

Too cute!  Plotless clip confirms that the iconic Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man from the 1984 classic will return in the form of the adorable Mini-Pufts

Too cute!  Plotless clip confirms that the iconic Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man from the 1984 classic will return in the form of the adorable Mini-Pufts

Too cute! Plotless clip confirms that the iconic Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man from the 1984 classic will return in the form of the adorable Mini-Pufts

In the new clip, Rudd, who plays the teacher Mr. Grooberson, is seen in a supermarket trying to grab a tub of ice cream and eventually settles on Jamoca.

But as he grabs the tasty treat, he hears a woman screaming from elsewhere in the otherwise quiet shop.

He doesn’t hear any follow-up, so he walks to another aisle to get some toppings.

“Blue velvet!” he says in awe as he flips through his sundae options, before a rippling bag of marshmallows catches his eye.

Yum!  In the new clip, Rudd, who plays the teacher Mr. Grooberson, is seen in a supermarket trying to grab a tub of ice cream and eventually settles on Jamoca.

Yum!  In the new clip, Rudd, who plays the teacher Mr. Grooberson, is seen in a supermarket trying to grab a tub of ice cream and eventually settles on Jamoca.

Yum! In the new clip, Rudd, who plays the teacher Mr. Grooberson, is seen in a supermarket trying to grab a tub of ice cream and eventually settles on Jamoca.

Strange: But as he grabs the tasty treat, he hears a woman screaming from elsewhere in the otherwise quiet shop

Strange: But as he grabs the tasty treat, he hears a woman screaming from elsewhere in the otherwise quiet shop

Strange: But as he grabs the tasty treat, he hears a woman screaming from elsewhere in the otherwise quiet shop

Resupply: He goes to another aisle for some sundae toppings, only to see a marshmallow bag start moving on its own

Resupply: He goes to another aisle for some sundae toppings, only to see a marshmallow bag start moving on its own

Resupply: He goes to another aisle for some sundae toppings, only to see a marshmallow bag start moving on its own

Rudd’s character is shocked when a small but adorably plump marshmallow man comes out of the bag.

But his cuteness is too good to be true, as Grooberson discovers when he reaches out to poke his stomach like he’s the Pillsbury Doughboy.

The smiling creature suddenly clutches his finger with its soft jaws, startling Grooberson.

Didn't see that coming: Rudd's character is shocked when a small but adorably chubby marshmallow man comes out of the bag

Didn't see that coming: Rudd's character is shocked when a small but adorably chubby marshmallow man comes out of the bag

Didn’t see that coming: Rudd’s character is shocked when a small but adorably chubby marshmallow man comes out of the bag

Big mistake: but his cuteness is too good to be true, as Grooberson discovers when he reaches out to poke his stomach like he's the Pillsbury Doughboy

Big mistake: but his cuteness is too good to be true, as Grooberson discovers when he reaches out to poke his stomach like he's the Pillsbury Doughboy

Big mistake: but his cuteness is too good to be true, as Grooberson discovers when he reaches out to poke his stomach like he’s the Pillsbury Doughboy

Au!  The smiling creature suddenly clutches his finger with its soft jaws, startling Grooberson

Au!  The smiling creature suddenly clutches his finger with its soft jaws, startling Grooberson

Au! The smiling creature suddenly clutches his finger with its soft jaws, startling Grooberson

He realizes the silence in the store is because a horde of Mini-Pufts have taken over when a Roomba bumps into his feet with some of them.

The clip then cuts to the riotous marshmallows, who seem to have a crazy death wish.

They are shown hopping on a lighted grill and gleefully perking themselves up as they begin to get crispy in the flames.

Another shot shows the plump marshmallow men holding up a torch so they can melt one of their comrades into a s’more.

Drunk driving: he realizes the silence in the store is because a horde of Mini-Pufts have taken over when a Roomba bumps into his feet with some of them

Drunk driving: he realizes the silence in the store is because a horde of Mini-Pufts have taken over when a Roomba bumps into his feet with some of them

Drunk driving: he realizes the silence in the store is because a horde of Mini-Pufts have taken over when a Roomba bumps into his feet with some of them

Creepy: The clip then cuts to the riotous marshmallows, who seem to have a deranged death wish.  They are shown hopping on a lighted grill and gleefully perking themselves up as they begin to get crispy in the flames

Creepy: The clip then cuts to the riotous marshmallows, who seem to have a deranged death wish.  They are shown hopping on a lighted grill and gleefully perking themselves up as they begin to get crispy in the flames

Creepy: The clip then cuts to the riotous marshmallows, who seem to have a deranged death wish. They are shown hopping on a lighted grill and gleefully perking themselves up as they start to get crispy in the flames

Bizarre: Another shot shows the chubby marshmallow men holding up a torch so they can melt one of their comrades into a s'more

Bizarre: Another shot shows the chubby marshmallow men holding up a torch so they can melt one of their comrades into a s'more

Bizarre: Another shot shows the chubby marshmallow men holding up a torch so they can melt one of their comrades into a s’more

The first Ghostbusters came to a head with a hilarious monster movie parody in which a fictional marshmallow mascot, the Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man, was brought to life on a monumental scale as he happily trudged through Manhattan, destroying everything in his path.

In that film, Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Ernie Hudson and the late Harold Ramis starred as the Ghostbusters, a group of paranormal investigators who turned to capture villainous ghosts who were terrorizing the city.

Following the commercial underperformance of the 2016 female-led Ghostbusters, Ghostbusters: Afterlife will serve as a direct sequel to the first two films in the series.

Classic: Ghostbusters (1984) culminated with a monster movie parody in which the fictional Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man was brought to life on a monumental scale to destroy Manhattan

Classic: Ghostbusters (1984) culminated with a monster movie parody in which the fictional Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man was brought to life on a monumental scale to destroy Manhattan

Classic: Ghostbusters (1984) culminated with a monster movie parody in which the fictional Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man was brought to life on a monumental scale to destroy Manhattan

Finn Wolfhard from Mckenna Grace and Stranger Things will play the grandchildren of one of the original Ghostbusters in the new movie.

They move into his dilapidated Oklahoma home with their mother (played by Carrie Coon), and there they form a friendship with Mr. Grooberson.

But the rural town is beginning to experience unexplained earthquakes, suggesting their grandfather’s struggle with supernatural powers is not over yet.

Old school: Harold Ramis, Ernie Hudson, Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd led the original, along with Sigourney Weaver, Annie Potts and Rick Moranis;  publicity still from Ghostbusters (1984)

Old school: Harold Ramis, Ernie Hudson, Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd led the original, along with Sigourney Weaver, Annie Potts and Rick Moranis;  publicity still from Ghostbusters (1984)

Old school: Harold Ramis, Ernie Hudson, Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd led the original, along with Sigourney Weaver, Annie Potts and Rick Moranis; publicity still from Ghostbusters (1984)