Dan Aykroyd recently saw an early test screening of Paul Feig‘s Ghostbusters (2016) ahead of its July 15, 2016, theatrical movie release date. Yeah, you read the title right, he praises the new film as funnier and scarier than the first two Ghostbusters films. In a word, a LOVED it! Ghostbusters stars Melissa McCarthy as Abby Yates, Kate McKinnon as Jillian Holtzman, Kristen Wiig as Erin Gilbert, Leslie Jones as Patty Tolan, and Chris Hemsworth as their secretary. Read the full interview excerpt below.
Dan Aykroyd shared:
As originator of the original: Saw test screening of 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! As one of millions of man-fans and Ray Stantz, I’m paying to see that and bringing all my friends!
Synopsis: Following a ghost invasion of Manhattan, paranormal enthusiasts Erin Gilbert and Abby Yates, nuclear engineer Jillian Holtzmann, and subway worker Patty Tolan band together to stop the otherworldly threat.
Directors: Paul Feig
Genres: Sci-Fi, Action, Fantasy, Comedy
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Writers: Katie Dippold, Paul Feig, Ivan Reitman, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis
Producers: Dan Aykroyd, Ali Bell, Paul Feig, Jessie Henderson, Michele Imperato, Joe Medjuck, Amy Pascal, James Paul, Alex Plapinger, Tom Pollock, Eric Reich, Ivan Reitman
Musicians: Theodore Shapiro
Editors: Melissa Bretherton, Brent White
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