"The movie's just really built an audience in the two years since it's been out," said Feig. "I get contacted every day by people who are such fans of it, and so many women who are inspired by seeing women in science."
With new installments of Star Wars , Jurassic World , and the Avengers headed our way this summer, movie fans have plenty to cheer about. The same goes for toy lovers, who can look forward to action figures, play sets, board games, and other playthings based on 2018’s biggest blockbusters and hottest television shows. Yahoo Entertainment spent the past weekend at New York City’s annual festival for toys, Toy Fair, where we got to see both the new and retro movie- and TV-related toys that everyone will be talking about this year. Scroll through the gallery and start getting your holiday wish lists ready now.
'Ghostbusters 101' will bring the two universes together via that old comic book crossover standby, the interdimensional accident
Like the original Ghostbusters, the newly rebooted version takes place in New York City. When Yahoo Movies had the chance to sit down with director Paul Feig, we asked whether this story needs to take place in the Big Apple.
From the moment we were told "Ghostbusters" would be rebooted with an all-female cast, it has been skewered. The first trailer has almost a million dislikes on YouTube, by far the most for any movie ever. It hasn’t even been released yet, so why the hatred? Producer Ivan Reitman hazards a guess.
On Late Night, Seth Meyers watched the latest Game of Thrones episode with Ghostbusters star Leslie Jones. Meyers follows Jones’ live tweets of the show, but had missed the most recent one. In case you were wondering, Leslie agrees with pretty much everyone that Rickon dropped the ball on his getaway.
The new ghost-busting team appears to be standing in the lobby of a hotel, bringing to mind the scene from the original 1984 comedy when Bill Murray and company captured beverage-guzzling ghost Slimer in the ballroom of the fictional Sedgewick Hotel. Judging from the fog and ectoplasm-green light in the new pic, something supernatural is definitely lurking.
Channing Tatum can’t stand the movie that made him a star. Tatum says he didn’t want to make the movie, but had signed a three-picture deal with Paramount after his film debut in 2005’s Coach Carter. When the studio called him with G.I. Joe, he had “no option” but to take the role he was offered — which wasn’t even the one he wanted to play.
Toronto-based artist Jason Edmiston created 150 original pieces focusing on famous pop culture peepers for Mondo's 'Eyes Without a Face' exhibit, will be unveiled Friday at the South by Southwest Film Festival. Check out 10 of them exclusively here.
Sony Pictures is broadening the 'Ghostbusters' franchise and the first order of business will be a male-driven action-centric comedy counterpart to the Paul Feig-directed film that will start production in June.