New Ghostbusters Meet Original Ghostbusters In Superb Selfie


None of this lot – literally none of them – are afraid of no ghost.

Just to make movie fans of a certain age feel terribly old, the first ‘Ghostbusters’ movie was released in cinemas 32 years ago yesterday.

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Celebrating this landmark was both the cast of the new, rebooted movie and the old crew too.

And who was taking the selfie? Yep, Ray Parker Jr, singer of the iconic theme tune.

Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd and Ernie Hudson were snapped by Parker Jr along with Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones, ahead of an appearance on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live’.

Director of the new movie, Paul Feig, posted the pic on his Twitter feed, captioned: “I mean, c'mon, how can this picture NOT make you happy? This is an epic group of people. Happy Ghostbusters Day!”


Feig recently discussed the 'misogynist’ backlash from some people over the all-new female cast.

“It was my idea to do it all-female,” he said during a panel event at the Producers Guild of America.

“I wanted to do an origin story and I thought the best way to do it was by doing it with the funniest women I know.

“I have been hit with some of the worst misogynistic stuff. I used to [hear] that people had haters and I was, like, 'How does that happen?'”


Aykroyd, for his part, has been vocal in his praise of the new movie.

“Apart from brilliant, genuine performances from the cast both female and male, it has more laughs and more scares than the first 2 films plus Bill Murray is in it!” he wrote on his Facebook page.

“As one of millions of man-fans and Ray Stantz, I’m paying to see that and bringing all my friends!”

The movie, which also stars Chris Hemsworth and Charles Dance, is out on July 11.

Image credits: Twitter/Sony