Tuesday, January 27, 2015

All-Female 'Ghostbusters' Cast Revealed


As millions of geeks rejoiced upon learning that Disney was considering Chris Pratt as the next Indiana Jones, The Hollywood Reporter dropped another huge bombshell this week that's bound to be a lot more divisive than the idea of Star-Lord in a fedora: The all-female Ghostbusters reboot has a cast.

According to the report, director Paul Feig will likely be reuniting with Bridesmaids stars Melissa McCarthy and Kristen Wiig, with Saturday Night Live's Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon rounding out the core cast.

I'm not at all against this casting (half of which we could have guessed months ago), but I still can't shake the feeling that this reboot is fueled by a gimmick. Yes, I'm accusing a remake of a comedy about a team of ghost exterminators as being "gimmicky."

For the full story, head over to hollywoodreporter.com.

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