New Ghostbusters New Yorker’s Daily Cartoon

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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)

Hollywood Reporter Interviews Dan Aykroyd On Female Ghostbusters Cast

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In an interview with Dan Aykroyd, Hollywood Reporter asked the Ghostbusters originator his thoughts on the new Ghostbusters female cast.

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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 Announces New Ghostbusters Release

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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:

  1. Star Trek 3 (July 8)
  2. The Bourne Legacy 2 (July 15)
  3. Power Rangers (July 22)

Time and box office receipts will tell.

Photo Source: Ghostbusters Facebook

The New Ghostbusters Cast

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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