Last week, it was announced that the eagerly anticipated reboot of Ghostbusters by director Paul Feig would be happening – and it would be starring an all-female cast. Through a wordless tweet featuring only a photo of four women, Feig announced that those starring in the reboot would be none-other than Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon, and Leslie Jones.
— Paul Feig (@paulfeig) January 27, 2015
Hours later, the release date was also announced:
We don’t know much else at the moment, but we do know that the perfect cast has been chosen. Prepare your stomach muscles – this is going to be hilarious.