One of the most popular movie franchise, Ghostbusters, is set to reboot in the year 2016. The third installation to the series is hitting the theatres next July. Our sources talked with the director of the movie Paul Feig, and he has a few things to say about the upcoming movie.
The director stated that Ghostbusters fans have waited for a long time for this movie and he is sure that it will not, in any way, cause disappointment to the fans. He also claimed that the latest addition is just as exciting and original as the first two movies of the franchise. He also boasted that the new film would be the best ghost themed movie to have come in quite a long time.
The director also answered some burning questions about the reboot of the series. To the question why there were no cast from the first two movie, he answered “ Because it’s been 25 years since the last one. Harold is gone, Bill doesn’t want to do it and I thought, why don’t we go into this and reinvent it so we can go into a world that doesn’t have ghosts?”
He also disclosed that the movie will have cameos from many famous faces. He hinted that the likes of Ozzy Osburne, Bill Cosby and Ernie Hudson will be making a brief appearance in the movie.
After the cast for the movie was announced, it stirred quite a controversy in the internet. All four of the lead characters in the new film are female. There were tweets claiming that all female lead would make the series lose its authenticity. Feig personally responded to those tweets through his official Twitter handle encouraging them to accept change.
Feig is a very accomplished director. He has directed several movies throughout his career. His most famous work as a director was for 2011 hit ‘The Bridesmaid’. Feig is also a very talented actor. The performance he has given in movies like ‘Heavyweights’, ‘The Office’ and ‘Bad Teacher’ has been critically acclaimed.
Feig has been nominated for two Emmy till now. He created the extremely well received show, ‘Freaks and Geeks’. He has also written and published 4 books up until now. His books however have not reached the level of success his movies have.
Feig doesn’t let the news about his personal life reach the media. He keeps his personal life to himself. He has been married to Laurie Karon since September of 1994. There are no known reports about the director’s children. Feig considers himself to be a faithful Christian.
Feig can be followed on Twitter @paulfeig. The director is very active in Twitter. He has over 1 million followers from around the world, which goes to show his popularity.
It is estimated that his net worth is around $1.5 million dollars.