Jones' character Patty teams up to fight ghosts and other apparitions in the film with Kristen Wiig's particle physicist Erin, Melissa McCarthy's paranormal researcher Abby and Kate McKinnon's nuclear engineer Jillian. "But it's kind of fun leading off with something iconic from the original".
This new Ghostbusters is produced by Ivan Reitman and Amy Pascal. Having finally watched the trailer, I know this is one movie that seemed tailored for me that I will not be seeing. But here's hoping that we see a lot more of that comedic chemistry that the original movies had.
Slimer returns: The hungry green ghost from the original makes a brief appearance in the trailer and features in the new film. In addition to the GHOSTBUSTERS theme, you obviously need to have some great looking ghosts in a GHOSTBUSTERS flick, and Paul Feig chatted a little about the types of ghosts we have to look forward to. "Superconducting magnets are real - the big leaps of faith are actually doing it in the space [of the proton packs] that's allowed", he said. This YouTube comment on the trailer is a case in point: "The only bit that got me was the piano music". "When I was putting this together, I just said, 'I have lists of people who make me laugh".
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In another gender-reversal for the 21st century, Australian star Chris Hemsworth will play the geeky receptionist - originally played to perfection by Annie Potts. The character came in right at the very beginning of the movie and had an elaborate background: he was an Air Force major something, a demolitions guy.
Given the recent #OscarsSoWhite controversy, it's clear there is a dearth of good roles for people of color, especially women of color, in Hollywood. Feig shared shots of Ecto-1, the famous vehicle used to transport the Ghostbusters from one spooky scene to the next.
I really want to love Ghostbusters. Ghostbusters will be flying to theaters on July 15, 2016.