The new Ghostbusters hits theaters in 57 days, and Sony is here to stoke the flames of anticipation with a brand new trailer.
“It will haunt you every night. Whatever it is, no one should have to encounter that kind of evil — except you girls. I think you can handle it,” the four leading, ghost-busting ladies (Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Leslie Jones, and Kate McKinnon) are told in the new trailer, which debuted Wednesday.
The new look at the film shows the quartet battling paranormal forces in New York City, Wiig being covered in projectile ghost vomit, and more appearances by Chris Hemsworth as the gang’s assistant (before and after he’s possessed by some sort of ghost).
“We have a gift – we see what no one else is willing to see. We do things others can’t do,” McCarthy says. “If there’s a paranormal problem, we’re the ones to answer the call.”
Considering the last trailer caused such a torrent of strong reactions, both good and bad, we’re sure the studio is holding their breath to see how this one will fare. It should be noted the trailer features one very pointed joke from Leslie Jones’ character, who stage dives into a crowd that doesn’t catch her fall: “Okay, so, I don’t know if it was a race thing or a lady thing, but I’m mad as hell.”
Other trailer highlights: In homage to the original, Slimer returns, the Ecto-1 rolls out, and everything is scored with a remix of Ray Parker Jr.’s iconic theme song.
The new, Paul Feig-directed Ghostbusters, set to open on July 15, stars the four female comediennes as heroes out to rid New York City of the paranormal. Also stopping by are brief cameos from some of the original busters, including Bill Murray, Dan Ackroyd, Ernie Hudson and Sigourney Weaver.
Watch the newest Ghostbusters trailer below.