Ghostbusters 3 to be directed by Bridesmaid's Paul Feig with female-led cast
Paul Feig, best known for directing Bridesmaids and The Heat, has announced that he will be directing Ghostbusters 3 and has confirmed that the key cast will be female.
Feig, who will be working alongside Katie Dippold, screenwriter on The Heat, on the script, before shooting the film, which he confirmed on Twitter will "star hilarious women".
It's official. I'm making a new Ghostbusters & writing it with @katiedippold & yes, it will star hilarious women. That's who I'm gonna call.— Paul Feig (@paulfeig) October 8, 2014
Reports that a third Ghostbusters would be produced have been swirling around for over a decade, but seem to have stalled when Harold Ramis, star and co-writer of the beloved original, passed away earlier this year.
There is no scheduled release date for Ghostbusters 3 at present.