Celebrate ‘Ghostbusters’ Day With 5 Character Profile Videos!

First off, Happy Birthday to the original Ghostbusters! The OG in busting ghosts came out 33 years ago to today (June 8, 2016). The crew of old and new met together to post this picture, courtesy of Director Paul Feig‘s twitter:


Fan of it or not, the ‘Ghostbusters’ reboot is coming. Feig has managed to get some of the funniest women in comedy together, and in these character vignettes, you can learn a little bit more about who they are playing.

Abby Yates (Melissa McCarthy) is a firecracker who is a believer, even if they like to make fun of her. It’s a good thing she’s part of the team because she encourages them even in the roughest times:


Erin Gilbert (Kristen Wiig) is a genius who is someone who had to not believe because of success in the real world, but when she actually sees a ghost, she has to believe:



Jillian Holtzmann (Kate McKinnon) is the bizarre engineer who likes to say things that confuse a lot of people. She’s got the toys that the group needs to bust the ghosts:


Then there’s Patty Tolan (Leslie Jones). Patty has seen a ghost first hand, so she’s the most real person in the group. She’s the people person that knows the history of New York. She’s also the designer of everything:


Finally, but probably most important, the group needs a way to get around. In an homage to the original GB, the Ecto-1 is back. This time, it’s not an old ambulance, hear about it in this interview:


‘Ghostbusters’ releases July 15, 2016.