Kristen Wiig and Melissa McCarthy lead new Ghostbusters cast
Bridesmaids' Kristen Wiig and Melissa McCarthy and Saturday Night Live stars Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon will star in the new reboot of Ghostbusters.
It was announced last year that Paul Feig, best known for directing Bridesmaids and The Heat, will be directing Ghostbusters 3 and he stated that the key cast will be female, news he confirmed last night (January 27th), tweeting out a picture of his four key cast members, which you can see below.
The director also confirmed the film's release date, stating the film would be in cinemas on July 22nd in 2016.
In other news, #Ghostbusters will be hitting theaters July 22, 2016. Save the date!— Paul Feig (@paulfeig) January 28, 2015
The script for the new movie is currently being written by Feig and Parks and Recreation writer Katie Dippold. Production will begin later this year.