‘Ghostbusters’ Update: Sigourney Weaver Is Rejoining Paul Feig’s all-female reboot

By Sohini Biswas | 2 years ago
‘Ghostbusters’ Update: Sigourney Weaver Is Rejoining Paul Feig’s all-female reboot

Sigourney Weaver is making a coming to “Ghostbusters” reboot. Find Out!

Sigourney Weaver, who portrayed Dana Barrett in the original “Ghostbusters” films, is rejoining Sony’s all-female reboot which is slated to hit the theaters on July 15, 2016, but it is still uncertain whether Weaver will play her old character in the forthcoming movie.

On September 25, director Paul Feig took to Twitter to officially announce Sigourney Weaver appearance in the “Ghostbusters” movie. While sharing the news Feig wrote, “Gang, trying to keep surprises but this is about to leak, so I’ll tell you myself: the awesome Sigourney Weaver is going to be in our movie!”

The 65-year-old veteran actress will knit with evolving threat of 1984 “Ghostbusters” cast mates, who are also making a comeback to Sony’s reboot which features Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Leslie Jones, Kate McKinnon as the brand new Ghostbusters and Chris Hemsworth portrays their secretary.


Paul Feig’s treatment to this reboot is an all-female plot, which features four powerful and humorous women as the main squad, while the script is said to have no narrative link to the initial tale. Still Sony and Feig are bringing back the constituting casts from the series.

As previously reported by The Guardian, Bill Murray will act Peter Venkman, a white-collar paranormal debunker, while Dan Aykroyd (Ray Stantz) allegedly has the cameo character of a taxi driver. Ernie Hudson, last living real ghostbuster was finalized few days back in an undesignated part.

Meanwhile, The Wrap reported that lately Sigourney Weaver starred in “Exodus: Gods of Kings” and “Chappie,” while she is set to appear in the upcoming three sequel apart from the new “Ghostbusters” movie.

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