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‘Ghostbusters’ Reboot Cast and Crew Send Message To The Haters (Photo)
eelyajekiM   |  

Ghostbusters Stars Leslie Jones, Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, and Kate McKinnon

It still surprises me that we live in a time where an all-female Ghostbusters film is deemed unacceptable by some. Last time I checked, it was 2015. Whatever the reasons why the haters say what they are saying about the new Ghostbusters, the film lead by Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, and Leslie Jones is still happening. While it is not surprising to see the vitriol reactions for the reboot (not all of it on the idea of an all-female Ghostbusters) on social media, McCarthy has stepped up to show just how powerful women can be, and not only the female performing talent, but the talent behind the stunts, writing, editing, makeup, costumes, casting, and much much more.

Check out the actress’ latest Instagram post below, which includes a photo of the female cast and crew members of the upcoming film with a message.

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Female ‘Ghostbusters’ Cast At SNL 40 After Party (Photo)
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The ladies of the new Ghostbusters movie gathered together for a photo op during Sunday night’s SNL 40 After Party in New York City.

Saturday Night Live alum Kristin Wiig, current cast members Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon, and two-time SNL host Melissa McCarthy all took part on Sunday evening in NBC’s live broadcast of the 3 1/2-hour star-studded Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special, which was followed by a private After Party that featured all-star musical jams with the likes of Prince, Taylor Swift, Paul McCartney, and more.

Check out the photo here below of the new Ghostbusters — Kristin Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Leslie Jones, and Kate McKinnon — at the SNL 40 After Party, which Jones posted to her Twitter account.

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Paul Feig’s Female ‘Ghostbusters’ Cast Chosen!
Empress Eve   |  

Spy Melissa McCarthy

We knew that Paul Feig was working on a female-led Ghostbusters reboot from a script by Katie Dippold and that Melissa McCarthy was in early talks to lead the cast. And while there was a lot of speculation as to which actresses would be filling out the remaining roles, we now finally know who you gonna call!

Current Saturday Night Live cast members Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones, as well as SNL alum Kristin Wiig are in negotiations to join McCarthy in the reboot, according to THR, who added that the film is looking to shoot this Summer in New York.

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‘Ghostbusters 3’ Is Now A Full Reboot With No Ties To Previous Movies
The Movie God   |  

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For as long as we’ve known about Ghostbusters 3, the plan was to have old fan favorite Ghostbusters Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, Ernie Hudson, and, if they could find a way to lure him back, Bill Murray, in small cameo roles while a group of new actors stepped into the main roles. Sadly Ramis passed away, Murray seemingly never wanted anything to do with it, and the movie constantly struggled to find its way.

This week it was confirmed that Bridesmaids and The Heat director Paul Feig would be making the movie, with Katie Dippold writing the screenplay. And now, as it turns out, we find out that their plan is not to make a sequel that continues the stories we’ve been told and includes appearances from the older Ghostbusters, but instead to fully reboot the franchise entirely.

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Female ‘Ghostbusters’ Officially A Go; Paul Feig To Direct, ‘The Heat’ Writer Will Pen Script
eelyajekiM   |  

Katie Dippold

After waiting years for Ghostbusters 3 to happen, news broke today that we will be finally getting it. Just not the one you’d might expect to see. Bill Murray had expressed interest in seeing the franchise go through a reboot with an all female cast, and that of course sparked talks amongst fans. Though we do not know who will be casting, Paul Feig confirmed that he will be directing the film, and that The Heat writer Katie Dippold will pen the script.

Dan Aykroyd has repeatedly kept Ghostbusters 3 hopes alive, but with Murray uninterested in the project and the passing of Harold Ramis, any hopes of bringing the crew back together were slim. So seeing Feig taking the reins for a whole new film could be fun, and the idea that this will be an all female cast is refreshing. Hit the jump for more.

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Dan Aykroyd Believes ‘Ghostbusters’ Franchise Could Mirror Marvel Cinematic Universe
eelyajekiM   |  

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For whatever strange reason, Ghostbusters 3 news just won’t stay dead. It feels like we’ve been reporting on every single thing related to the long-gestating sequel, and nothing has come to fruition. The sequel is actually more in limbo than it is gestating considering a script hasn’t been written yet, but it is one film that refuses to die. Part of that is thanks to Dan Aykroyd, who is doing all he can to keep Ghostbusters 3 news alive.

Now a new rumor, which comes from Aykroyd himself, yet again, says that Ghostbusters could go far beyond just a trilogy. It could have a universe in the vein of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

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Ruben Fleischer May Direct ‘Ghostbusters 3’; ‘Ant-Man’ Directors List Dwindles
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The list of directors Marvel had hoped would direct Ant-Man after Edgar Wright left the movie is quickly getting shorter. On Friday Adam McKay was in “advanced talks” to direct the film, only to pull out the next day due to prior commitments to other projects. That left Rawson Marshall Thurber (We’re The Millers) and Ruben Fleischer (Zombieland, Gangster Squad) on the list. Fleischer appeared to be the one who could match Wright’s action and comedic sensibilities, but now it appears he too will no longer be in the running.

New reports say that Fleischer could be the top choice to direct Ghostbusters 3. Hit the jump to see why he may no longer be considered to direct Ant-Man.

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‘Lego Movie’ Directors In Talks For ‘Ghostbusters 3’
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Ghostbusters 3, the sequel no one really wants to happen, is being made whether we like it or not. But as we reported yesterday it won’t have its original director at the helm. With Ivan Reitman departing the big chair to take on a producer’s role on the long-gestating supernatural comedy rebootquel, the job of directing GB3 will doubtlessly be filled by a younger director. Or if the latest rumors are based in truth, it will get two directors.

According to industry insider Nikki Finke, the latest candidates to direct Ghostbusters 3 are none other than the unbeatable team of Phil Lord and Chris Miller. With a string of surprise live-action and animated blockbusters like Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, 21 Jump Street, and most recently The Lego Movie to their credit, these guys are two of the hottest filmmakers working today.

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‘Ghostbusters 3’ Loses Director Ivan Reitman; 2015 Start Still Planned
The Movie God   |  

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Speedbumps are nothing new on the long road traveled by Ghostbusters 3. The planned trilogy-maker has met many obstacles and delays over the years, and, at the moment, is still here. Say what you will about the movie, but it is most certainly determined.

The latest speedbump comes in the form of Ivan Reitman, who directed the original Ghostbusters and its sequel and was attached to make the third installment. Reitman has decided to step down as director and let someone new take the wheel. He will, however, remain on the movie as a producer.

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‘Ghostbusters 3′ Script To Be Updated Following Harold Ramis’ Death; Sequel Will Continue
Ryan Midnight   |  

Egon Spengler

A third Ghostbusters movie has been in the works for over twenty years now, with co-writer of the original film Dan Aykroyd continually trying to get the project off the ground and having the main cast of the films return in some capacity, including Harold Ramis, who portrayed Egon in the movies and was also a co-writer. Ramis sadly passed away on Monday, and now we’re already hearing that meetings at Sony are being planned to reconfigure the sequel’s plot to account for his death.

Ivan Reitman, who directed both the original Ghostbusters and the first sequel, is currently attached to direct the third installment, from a current script co-written by Lee Eisenberg and Gene Stupnitsky, who were writers on The Office. In the most current version of the story, Ramis, Aykroyd, and Bill Murray would only make brief appearances in the film and whose characters would act in a baton-passing role to a new generation of Ghostbusters.

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