The new “Ghostbusters” movie is based on the 1984 comedy of the same name that follows scientists that developed technology to capture ghosts. The original film starred Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis and Ernie Hudson. It was officially announced in June that the upcoming “Ghostbusters” film will be a reboot with all new characters led by an all-female cast. Director Paul Feig has been posting photos on his Twitter feed from the production of the set. He Tweeted pics of Melissa McCarthy donning one of the new uniforms, a diagram of what the proton packs look like, and the new Ecto-1 vehicle.
The film was written by former “Ghostbusters” stars Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis, with Katie Dippold and director Paul Feig. The plot of the movie centers on Wiig’s character Erin Gilbert who is a professor at Columbia University. One of Gilbert’s students finds out that the teacher wrote a book about ghosts with McCarthy’s character Abby Bergman. The two authors pair up with a subway worker, McKinnon’s character Jillian Holtzmann and Jones’ character Patty Tolan. Actor Chris Hemsworth plays the role of the teams’ assistant. Andy Garcia and Michael K. Williams also have roles in the film.
The third intstallment of “Ghostbusters” is scheduled to be released on the silver screen on July 22, 2016. Another “Ghostbusters” film with an all-male cast is also rumored to be in the works by Sony. Actors Channing Tatum and Chris Pratt are rumored to be leading the cast for the fourth installment.