A drawing of the New Ghostbusters cast is part of the New Yorker‘s daily cartoon. I guess the envelopes are pay checks or maybe instructions to their Sony employers on how to make a good Ghostbusters film. 😀 Stay-Puft looks in shape, ready to travel to Hollywood. :p
Photo Source: Artist, Joe Dator (Facebook)
In an interview with Dan Aykroyd, Hollywood Reporter asked the Ghostbusters originator his thoughts on the new Ghostbusters female cast.
The Aykroyd family is delighted by this inheritance of the Ghostbusters torch by these most magnificent women in comedy.
My great grandfather, Dr. Sam Aykroyd, the original Ghostbuster, was a man who empowered women in his day and this is a beautiful development in the legacy of our family business.
Photo Source: Boston Herald
Sony’s Ghostbusters Facebook page posted tonight:
The next #Ghostbusters is officially hitting theaters July 2016. Who’s ready to believe us?!
New Ghostbusters may face box off competitors with these July 2016 releases:
- Star Trek 3 (July 8)
- The Bourne Legacy 2 (July 15)
- Power Rangers (July 22)
Time and box office receipts will tell.
Photo Source: Ghostbusters Facebook
Director Paul Feig (Twitter) showed a pic of the 4 actresses that presumably are set to star in ‘Ghostbusters.’ Or what I’ve also called it, New Ghostbusters.
The actresses playing new Ghostbusters:
- Melissa McCarthy
- Kristen Wiig
- Leslie Jones
- Kate McKinnon
I’m slightly familiar with some of Melissa McCarthy and Kristen Wiig work. I’ve never seen Leslie Jones or Kate McKinnon from Saturday Night Live or anything else as I haven’t been an avid viewer of SNL in years. Probably about the time Ghostbusters 3 could have been out. :O Since this news broke and Ghostbusters is trending I’ve read some articles to attempt to get familiar with their “comedy backgrounds.”
More about New Ghostbusters to come.
Photo Source: The Guardian
Paul Feig, actor and director of the comedies Bridesmaids and The Heat tweeted the official “Ghostbusters III” news about directing a new Ghostbusters movie. He’ll be working with writer and producer Katie Dippold, who wrote The Heat and is a co-producer on Parks and Recreation.
I, Richard Roy am not familiar with Paul Feig’s personality, including humor or wit. When I read his tweet before I had read reactions from ghostheads I felt his tweet rubbed (as a life long fan) ghostheads the wrong way. I hadn’t wrote about it at that time, the internet had previously blown up when Paul Feig’s name came up for the then Ghostbusters sequel and the idea of an all female Ghostbusters cast was being talked about. Even if you’re not as “diehard” as a fan, you could see without knowing Paul Feig how the tweet could come off as sarcastic as well.
The same night Sony’s Ghostbusters Twitter account also confirmed the latest developments with “Ghostbusters III.”
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