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Ghostbusters Remake Casts Pretty Much Exactly Who We Expected

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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?

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