Date: 11th June 2015
Sony and director Paul Feig have cast Chris Hemsworth to play the receptionist in the female-driven Ghostbusters reboot.
Feig made the announcement Wednesday on Twitter.
Hemsworth is set to join Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones in the movie, which hits theaters next year.
Feig, whose new comedy Spy debuted to No. 1 at the U.S. Box office, will direct the next installment in the Ghosbusters franchise on a script co-written by Katie Dippold.
Story details are unknown other than the reboot centers on the next generation of Ghostbusters, who happen to be female. Ivan Reitman will produce the action-comedy.
Production on Ghostbusters to start later this summer with the film scheduled to bow on July 22, 2016.
Source: Press Release