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Dan Aykroyd: 'Leslie Jones' Trolls Have No Lives Of Their Own'

The Ghostbusters actress was forced to quit the micro blogging site on Monday (18Jul16) after being subjected to vile racist messages. Since then, hordes of stars have come out in support of the star, with...

Melissa Mccarthy Hits Back At Ghostbusters Critics

The 'Ghostbusters' cast have hit back at critics of the all-female reboot.When the film was originally announced it attracted widespread criticism from fans of the 1984 original - which starred Bill Murray - due to...

Paul Feig: I Understand Ghostbusters Concerns

Paul Feig understands why fans are ''nervous'' about his new 'Ghostbusters' movie.The 53-year-old film director understands the backlash from diehard fans of the original two movies who are unhappy he has rebooted the franchise with...

Bill Murray Shows Support For 'Ghostbusters' With Jimmy Kimmel Union

If you're still unsure as to what to think about the upcoming 'Ghostbusters' re-boot starring Melissa McCarthy and others in the originally male lead roles, let the cast of the original movie help you. They...

Melissa Mccarthy Mocks Ghostbusters Critics

The Bridesmaids actress stars alongside Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones and Kate MCKinnon in the all-female remake of the 1984 flick, directed by Paul Feig. The original film starred Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, and the late...

Dan Aykroyd Recovering After Hospitalisation

The actor was taken to a Santa Monica, California hospital by paramedics after complaining of stomach pain on Saturday morning. Sources tell TMZ Dan was treated for a minor stomach ailment and...

Judd Apatow: 'Haters Of Ghostbusters Reboot Are Probably Trump Supporters'

Director Judd Apatow, who helmed Trainwreck and The 40-Year-Old Virgin, has hit out at those who’ve criticised the upcoming Ghostbusters reboot. Speaking to Uproxx, the director say that those who bash the female-led reboot are...

Dan Aykroyd Claims 'Ghostbusters' Is Funnier And Scarier Than The Original

The new 'Ghostbusters' movie starring female actresses in the originally male roles has been dividing opinions lately. Fans of the original aren't necessarily taking to the idea kindly, but they'd be interested to know that...

Dan Aykroyd Praises New Ghostbusters Film

The funnyman starred in the 1984 sci-fi comedy and its subsequent 1989 sequel, but ever since news of an all-female version of the beloved film surfaced, fans have been quick to criticise the...

Dan Aykroyd And John Belushi's Widow Set To Pitch 'Blues Brothers' Animated Series To Networks

Dan Aykroyd is working with John Belushi’s widow to make a re-boot of their legendary movie The Blues Brothers as a primetime animated series, which they intend to pitch to networks and streaming platforms soon,...

Dan Aykroyd Helping To Adapt Blues Brothers For Animated Series

Belushi's widow, Judy, has teamed up with her late husband's comedy partner Aykroyd to produce the new show, which will follow their characters Jake and Elwood Blues as they embark on musical adventures....

Paul Feig: 'Give Ghostbusters Reboot A Chance'

The Bridesmaids moviemaker and the all-female Ghostbusters played by Kristen Wiig, Melissa MCCarthy, Kate MCKinnon and Leslie Jones, have been receiving backlash ever since the reboot of the 1984 original was announced in...

Ghostbusters Ii 'Psychic' Backtracks On End Of The World Prediction

Chloe played psychic Elaine, who told Bill Murray's character an alien had informed her armageddon would fall on the most romantic day in 27 years, during a segment on fictitious TV show World...

Second City Theatre Offices Destroyed By Fire

The blaze ripped through part of the Second City comedy complex on Wednesday (26Aug15), but spared the theatre, which some of America's top comedians once called home. Investigators believe the fire started...

Bill Murray Confirmed As Making Appearance In 'Ghostbusters' Reboot

Original Ghostbuster Bill Murray has been confirmed as making an appearance in Paul Feig’s upcoming all female reboot of the franchise, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The 64 year old actor played Dr. Peter Venkman...

Dan Aykroyd To Play Cab Driver In New Ghostbusters Film

The actor, who played Dr. Raymond Stantz in the original two movies, has been involved in the reboot since its inception, but now it appears he won't have a leading or a supporting...

Dan Aykroyd Confirms He Will Make A Cameo In New 'Ghostbusters' Movie

Dan Aykroyd has confirmed he will be making a cameo in the upcoming Ghostbusters reboot which stars Melissa McCarthy, Leslie Jones, Kate McKinnon and Kristen Wiig. The 63 year old actor played Dr. Raymond Stantz...

Stars Honour Steve Martin At Afi Gala

The Father of the Bride star was handed the AFI's 43rd Life Achievement Award by previous winner Mel Brooks during a ceremony in Los Angeles on Thursday night (04Jun15). Fellow funnyman Black...

Dan Aykroyd Launches Blues Record Label

The Ghostbusters star and Judith will help sign and develop both veteran and upcoming acts to Blues Brothers Records, their label named in honour of Aykroyd and Belushi's cult 1980 film and their...

Channing Tatum Leading Ghostbusters Revamp

Actor Channing Tatum is teaming up with Ghostbusters director Ivan Reitman and star Dan Aykroyd to create a new "male-driven" film franchise inspired by the supernatural comedy.The Magic Mike star, his producing partners Reid Carolin...

Benedict Cumberbatch Says Ghostbusters Is His Favourite Film

Benedict Cumberbatch's favourite film is 'Ghostbusters'.The 38-year-old star, who was nominated for the Best Actor prize at last night's (22.02.15) Academy Awards in Los Angeles for his performance in 'The Imitation Game', has revealed he's...

Dan Aykroyd's Ghostbusters Hope

Dan Aykroyd is still hoping to make a ''more conventional'' third 'Ghostbusters' sequel. The 62-year-old actor - who co-created and starred in the first two movies in the film franchise in the 1980s - is...

Jorge Garcia Cast In The Ridiculous Six

Jorge Garcia has been cast in 'The Ridiculous Six'.The 41-year-old actor, who's best known for his role in the hit TV show 'Lost', is to feature alongside Luke Wilson, Taylor Lautner, Dan Aykroyd and Nick...

Dan Aykroyd 'Delighted' With Female-led Ghostbusters Cast

Dan Aykroyd is ''delighted'' the 'Ghostbusters' reboot will feature the ''most magnificent women in comedy''.Earlier this week, it was revealed Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon will take the lead roles in...

Adam Sandler's Ridiculous 6 To Feature Stellar Cast

Taylor Lautner, Dan Aykroyd, Terry Crews and Nick Nolte will all feature in Adam Sandler's 'Ridiculous 6'.The comedian's Happy Madison production company recently signed a multi-film agreement with Netflix and he's recruited a stellar cast...

Melissa Mccarthy In Early Talks For Ghostbusters

Melissa McCarthy is in early talks to star in the 'Ghostbusters' reboot.The 44-year-old actress has previously been rumoured to be involved in the project, but is now in talks with the film's director, Paul Feig...

Dan Aykroyd Is Selective About Roles

Dan Aykroyd is very selective with the roles he accepts now.The 62-year-old star has become more picky when deciding what movies he acts in because he wants to spend more time with his wife, Donna...

How James Brown's Famed Apollo Show Inspired 'Get On Up' Creators

James Brown is well-known as one of the greatest American entertainers of all time and his brand new biopic, 'Get On Up' starring Chadwick Boseman displays some of the most memorable moments in his life...

The Cast Of 'Ghostbusters' Reunites For 30th Anniversary!

It may have been 30 years since the first Ghostbusters movie hit the big screen, but the franchise is still as popular and beloved as ever. But while the original cast will sadly not be...

Dan Aykroyd Fears Aliens Keep Away From Earth Over Violence

Actor Dan Aykroyd is convinced alien life forms refuse to make contact with the human race because we are seen as a "violent, depraved, disgusting species".The Blues Brothers star is a keen student of extraterrestrial...

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