Female cast for Ghostbusters film

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Published: Thursday 9th October 2014 by The News Editor

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After years of rumours, there are finally plans for a new Ghostbusters, and it will be led by a female cast.

Bridesmaids film-maker Paul Feig said he will direct a reboot of the ghost-fighting comedy franchise starring, as he put it on Twitter, “hilarious women”.

Feig will direct the film for Sony Pictures, with The Heat screenwriter Katie Dippold writing the script.

A sequel with the original cast was developed for years that would have reunited Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis, with Ivan Reitman directing. But that never got off the ground and Ramis died in February.

Casting has yet to be announced, but Melissa McCarthy would be a good bet. Feig has made three films in a row with McCarthy, including the upcoming Spy.

Published: Thursday 9th October 2014 by The News Editor

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