Since it was originally released in 1984, Ivan Reitman’s Ghostbusters has become a classic for its mix of comedy and supernatural horror. Starring Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, Ernie Hudson, and Annie Potts, the film inspired a sequel – the less well received Ghostbusters II that debuted in 1989. But, although there have been many pitches for a Ghostbusters 3 since the ’80s, nothing has panned out – until 2014 when Sony Pictures announced an all-female reboot of the Ghostbusters franchise with Paul Feig (Bridesmaids, Spy) on board to direct and co-write.
The film enlisted a new generation of Ghostbusters in Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones – with Chris Hemsworth later announced to take the role of their receptionist – and a number of original cast members reportedly involved in smaller roles unrelated to their ...
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