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Top 10 Ghostbusters 2016 Facts

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    1As of May 9, 2016, the film's first trailer became one of the most "disliked" videos in YouTube history.
    'Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare' reveal trailer was recently landed in the Top 5 most disliked videos.
    Rebecca Black's "Friday" is actually the most disliked video on YouTube by far.
  • 2Emma Stone turned down an offer to star in the movie
  • 3Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Ernie Hudson, and Sigourney Weaver all have cameos in the movie
  • 4The film has a $154m budget, which is more than the proposed $150m budget for Dan Aykroyd's concept for a third Ghostbusters
  • 5Even though the movie is set like the original in New York City, most of the filming of the movie is being done on locations in and around Boston. T
  • 6First Ghostbusters film not to be directed by Ivan Reitman.
  • 7Chris Hemsworth plays the team's reeptionist, keeping true to the gender swaping
  • 8Four of the cast members, Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones, Kate McKinnon, and Cecily Strong have been Saturday Night Live (1975) regulars.
  • 9In Ghostbusters II (1989), Elaine, a guest on Peter Venkman's "The World of the Psychic", said the world would end on February 14, 2016. It didn't; allowing for this film to be released in July 2016.
  • 10Dan Aykroyd's concept for a third film was titled Ghostbusters in Hell
    aka Ghostbusters 3: Hellbent
  • 11Melissa McCarthy and Kristen Wiig were together on Bridesmaids (2011).
  • 12Director Paul Feig has stated that he was partly inspired by the TV series The Walking Dead.
  • 13n April 2016, Coca-Cola announced that Ecto Cooler will return for a limited time, starting May 30, as part of a promotion with the rebooted Ghostbusters.
  • 14An animated Ghostbusters movie is also in the works at Sony
  • 15Rick Moranis turned down the chance to cameo in the film
  • 16Dan Aykroyd originally wanted a Ghostbusters-style universe in line with Marvel's
  • 17Bill Murray said his fan casting for a female ghostbusters would be Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, and Emma Stone
  • 18Ozzy Osbourne will have a cameo
  • 19This will be Melissa McCarthy's fourth time with director Paul Feig
  • 20This is Kristen Wiig's third film with Paul Feig
  • 21The trailer was criticized for racial bias by various commentators
  • 22Jason Reitman, son of original Ghostbusters (1984) director Ivan Reitman, was asked in an interview if he would consider directing the reboot. Reitman joked that, based on his existing work, his versi
  • 23In the late 2000s, Harold Ramis and Dan Aykroyd supervised a script for a third Ghostbusters film written by Year One (2009) co-writers Gene Stupnitsky and Lee Eisenberg
    Bill Murray later said, in an interview with GQ, that he never read the script after Year One was a commercial and critical failure. Later, Etan Cohen wrote a draft. Aykroyd vehemently denied a rumor that Murray shredded the script. During an appearance on the Howard Stern Show, Murray admitted he had not read that draft either.
  • 24Jennifer Lawrence and Rebel Wilson were considered by director Paul Feig for roles in the movie.
  • 25Anna Faris, Alyssa Milano, and Eliza Dushku were rumored or mentioned by Dan Aykroyd as potential female Ghostbusters, before the project was a reboot.
  • 26Some scenes were filmed at the Ames family Stone Mansion at Borderland State Park in Massachusetts, where the Stone Lodge/Lake scenes for Shutter Island were filmed.
  • 27Anne Hathaway was reportedly considered for a role. The role was supposedly a doctor named Anna.
  • 28First Ghostbusters movie since Ghostbusters II (1989), a gap of 27 years.
  • 29Original ideas for a third Ghostbusters involved Bill Murray's character being transformed into a ghost, and another in which the Ghostbusters went to hell
  • 30The trailer was viewed 24 million times in 24 hours from Facebook and YouTube views and over 60 million times across all social media platforms in its first week.
  • 31A third Ghostbusters stalled in development for 15 years
  • 32Tina Fey and Amy Poehler were rumored to be cast
  • 33Sigourney Weaver offered to play Slimer
  • 34The original cast will play different characters
  • 35Writer Katie Dippold also wrote The Heat
  • 36Harold Ramis said that Ben Stiller would be his first choice as a new Ghostbuster
  • 37Aykroyd once said that Ghostbusters 3 was going to be an animated film. This never came to be, but we did get a Ghostbusters video game shortly after.
  • 38Seth Rogen was rumored to star in the film
  • 39James Rolfe refused to see it suggested byBonaFIDE
    This should be #1 because this reboot is a disgrace.
  • 40The film's trailer was released on 3rd March 2016
  • 41This is a "genderswapped" reboot, following four women instead.
  • 42Sony's April Fools video for 2016 was Ghostbusters related. suggested byJamie Murphy
  • 43It's gonna suck suggested byzendaddy621
  • 44Classic ghosts are making appearances: Slimer, marshmellow man suggested bySandiee
  • 45The main reason most people disliked the trailer was because it wasn't funny. suggested by MatthewWells

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