Paul Feig to direct new ‘Ghostbusters’
If there is something strange in the neighborhood, who are you going to call? “Hilarious women,” quipped filmmaker Paul Feig.
“Bridesmaids” filmmaker Feig said on Wednesday he is working on a new “Ghostbusters” film for Sony Pictures and co-writing the movie.
“Yes, it will star hilarious women. That’s who I’m gonna call,” he said on Twitter.
The studio had no further details on casting or a release date. Supernatural comedy “Ghostbusters,” directed by Ivan Reitman and known for the tagline and theme song “Who you gonna call?,” was first released in 1984 and became a cult movie classic, spawning a 1989 sequel.
The film follows a team of oddball scientists, played by Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis, who invent a device to catch ghosts around New York City. When Manhattan becomes infested with a ghoulish slime, the ghostbusting team are called to save the city from demons.