Since it was announced that Paul Feig’s reboot of the 80’s classic franchise Ghostbusters would have an all-female cast it was meet with some controversy.
But judging from the first official trailer of the film, it appears the world of the paranormal is in very safe hands.
Unlike most reboots, Feig has not started from scratch he picks up the story 30 years after Peter Venkman, Ray Stantz, Egon Spengler and Winston Zeddermore saved New York City.
Now a new breed of heroes have come to town after someone has released some form of signal which has increased paranormal activity in the big apple and it is down to the slap dash group of Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon to again come to its rescue.
As well as the obvious gender swapped four lead characters, the trailer also reintroduces the audience to Slimer, the new upgraded ghost capturing equipment and THAT car.
One thing that does stand out in Feig’s world compared to the original is the laughs are very free flowing, rather than the classic dry wit of Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd (who are reported to appear in the film).
With all that being said, on first glance, despite the views of a minority it appears Ghostbusters is in safe hands under Feig’s guidance.
Ghostbusters is due to be released in the UK on 15 July.