Ghostbusters Movie

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Who's Involved:

Katie Dippold, Kate McKinnon, Melissa McCarthy, Chris Hemsworth, Kristen Wiig, Andy Garcia, Paul Feig, Leslie Jones, Ivan Reitman, Michael K. Williams, Neil Casey, Jessie Henderson

Release Date:

Friday, July 15, 2016 (Nationwide)

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: N/A

Plot: What's the story about?

Erin Gilbert (Wiig) and Abby Bergman (McCarthy) are a pair of unheralded authors who write a book positing that ghosts are real. A few years later, Gilbert lands a prestigious teaching position at Columbia University, but her book resurfaces and she is laughed out of academia. Gilbert reunites with Bergman and others when ghosts invade Manhattan and try to save the world.

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Cast: Who stars in it?

Crew: Who's making Ghostbusters

A look at the Ghostbusters behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Paul Feig last directed Last Christmas and A Simple Favor. The film's writer Paul Feig last wrote Spy and Unaccompanied Minors.


Paul Feig


Ivan Reitman

Production: What we know about Ghostbusters

Key Facts

  1. Leslie Jones plays as Patty Tolan, an NYC subway worker who stumbles across the main supernatural threat in the film. She becomes a new member of the Ghostbusters team.
  2. Chris Hemsworth plays Kevin, the Ghostbusters' receptionist.
  3. Kristen Wiig plays as Erin Gilbert, a published author on the subject of the paranormal and professor at Columbia University.
  4. The project is a reboot starring an all-female cast.
  5. The Ghostbusters project was announced as a sequel to the 1984 hit, most likely starring members of the original cast. But after the death of Harold Ramis, script editing issues and original director Ivan Reiman pulling out, the sequel was scrapped. An all female cast is planned now (10/8/14, Hollywood Reporter).

Filming Timeline

On or about June 22, 2016, the film was in Completed status.

On or about December 17, 2015, the film was in Post-Production status.

On or about July 10, 2015, the film was in Production status.

Filming began in Boston on June 8, 2015.

On or about January 27, 2015, the film was in Pre-Production status.

The Paul Feig-directed reboot is eyeing a late summer shoot in New York.

On or about October 8, 2014, the film was in Development status.

Paul Feig and Katie Dippold will co-write the script, with Feig directing.

On or about March 18, 2014, the film was in Development status.

Sony is planning an early 2015 production start for the film.

On or about March 1, 2009, the film was in Development status.

Ghostbusters Release Date: When was it released?

Ghostbusters was released in 2016 on Friday, July 15, 2016 (Nationwide release). There were 5 other movies released on the same date, including How He Fell In Love, Cafe Society and Free to Run. 2D/3D

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

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