Yes, Melissa McCarthy will star. Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones are expected to sign on shortly as well.
My feelings are mixed – I was holding out hope for Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, as they really are the closest female analogue to Aykroyd/Murray in the ’80s. Very happy to see Leslie Jones in there; less happy about McKinnon. McCarthy and Wiig were great in Bridesmaids, so I hope that chemistry transfers.
Now, what dorky dude will be their Janine?