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Cool new image of the new Ghostbusters and details of the movie’s villains emerge

December 29th, 2015 by Marc Comments



While we are still running hot and cold over the new Ghostbusters movie (hate the reboot idea, no issues at all with female Ghostbusters for those who don’t know us), we do like the new image just revealed by EW (above).

We reported way, way back when the movie was jus beginning to take shape that it would feature the ghosts of old criminals like Al Capone etc, and it looks like we may have been close to the mark: “Dead criminals from all eras of New York’s under­belly past have returned to roost among the living in Paul Feig’s Ghostbusters reboot. Pilgrims, old-­timey sailors, Revolutionary War spirits, and even a couple of zoot­-suited gangsters are ready to take on four formidable female busters looking to rid the city of its phantasmic filth.”

It’s impossible to comment on how this will turn out, but we’re guessing the chances of a 100ft Marshmallow Man in the final act is very unlikely… the thing that made the original a classic was the shear madness of it all, if Paul Feig and his cast can capture that, we may just get a movie worth waiting for.

We want nothing more than for this to be great… but we still rest on tenterhooks. What we do know is we like the image above, so we’re going to remain optimistic.

Let us know what you all think…

Ghostbusters will arrive in theaters July 15

Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….