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Ghostbusters (2016 film)
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Directed by Paul Feig
Produced by Amy Pascal
Ivan Reitman
Written by Paul Feig
Katie Dippold
Starring

Kristen Wiig
Melissa McCarthy
Kate McKinnon
Leslie Jones
Chris Hemsworth
Neil Casey
Andy García

Music by Theodore Shapiro
Cinematography Robert D. Yeoman
Editing by
Distributed by Columbia Pictures
Release July 15, 2016
Running time
Country United States
Language English
Budget $154 million
Gross revenue
Preceded by Ghostbusters II
Followed by

Ghostbusters is an upcoming American supernatural comedy film and a reboot of the Ghostbusters franchise. It is directed by Paul Feig and written by Katie Dippold and Feig. It stars Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, Chris Hemsworth, Neil Casey and Andy García. Filming took place in Boston and New York City from June to September 2015. The film is scheduled for a July 15, 2016 release.

Plot

Erin Gilbert (Wiig) and Abby Yates (McCarthy) are a pair of unheralded authors who write a book positing that ghosts are real. A few years later, Gilbert lands a prestigious teaching position at Columbia University, but her book resurfaces and she is laughed out of academia. Gilbert reunites with Yates and others when ghosts invade Manhattan and she and her team have to save the world.

Cast

  • Kristen Wiig as Erin Gilbert, a published author on the subject of the paranormal and professor at Columbia University.
  • Melissa McCarthy as Abby Yates, who co-authored the book with Gilbert.
  • Kate McKinnon as Jillian Holtzmann, Yates' new partner.
  • Leslie Jones as Patty Tolan, an NYC subway worker who stumbles across the main supernatural threat in the film. She becomes a new member of the team.
  • Chris Hemsworth as Kevin, the Ghostbusters' receptionist.
  • Neil Casey as Rowan, the villain.
  • Andy García as the Mayor of New York City
  • Michael K. Williams as Hawkins
  • Matt Walsh as Rourke
  • Cecily Strong]
  • Pat Kiernan as a News Anchor

Cameos

  • Bill Murray
  • Dan Aykroyd
  • Ernie Hudson
  • Annie Potts
  • Sigourney Weaver
  • Ozzy Osbourne as Himself

External links

Ghostbusters
Films

GhostbustersGhostbusters IIGhostbusters (2016) • Ghost Corps

Characters

Peter VenkmanRaymond Stantz • [[Egon Spengler] • [[Winston Zeddemore] • [[Janine Melnitz] • Dana Barrett • [[Stay Puft Marshmallow Man]

Sigourney Weaver films

Alien (1979)  · Ghostbusters (1984)  · Ghostbusters II (1989)  · Aliens (1986)  · Alien 3 (1992)  · Dave (1993)  · Alien Resurrection (1997)  · Heartbreakers (2001)  ·

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