Bill Murray Officially Set to Join Paul Feig's GHOSTBUSTERS Reboot

Three words: Murray is back.

BroadwayWorld has learned that original GHOSTBUSTERS star Bill Murray will indeed be appearing in Paul Feig's 2016 reboot of the show. His return to the franchise has been rumored ever since the new film was announced, but the casting was officially confirmed this weekend. Keep checking BroadwayWorld as we update with Murray's official role and more!

Also in the film are the previously announced female powerhouse team: Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, and Leslie Jones, as well as Chris Hemsworth.

GHOSTBUSTERS opens July 22, 2016.

The newest incarnation of the film will reportedly center on the newest generation ofGHOSTBUSTERS and will feature cameos from the franchise's original stars. The GHOSTBUSTERS film, originally about unemployed parapsychology professors who become a ghost removal agency, has had three different movies and a cartoon series.

The original GHOSTBUSTERS was released in the United States on June 8, 1984. It was a critical and commercial success, receiving a positive response from critics and audiences and grossing US $238 million in the United States and more than $291 million worldwide. It was nominated for two Oscars at the 57th Academy Awards for Best Visual Effects and Best Original Song.

Photo: Paul Feig/Twitter

Source: THR

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