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Paul Feig Denounces Misogynistic Response To “Ghostbusters” Reboot At SXSW

Since Paul Feig’s announcement of the all-female cast reboot of “Ghostbusters” in December 2014, there has been an unsurprisingly large amount of backlash by mostly young white men claiming the new cast will ruin the old movie simply by existing (that’s not how things work). This has been my favorite laughable “baby man tears” response…

By: Katrin Higher / March 14, 2015

Dan Aykroyd Is Doing An All-Male Ghostbusters Sequel Now, Because PENIS

Well, this sounds like it’s going to be a goddamn disaster: Now that Paul Feig is directing what can only possibly be the most amazing revamp of “Ghostbusters” ever, starring Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Leslie Jones, and Kate McKinnon, Sony Pictures is also planning a third sequel with an all-male cast because PENIS. Seriously, I…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / March 10, 2015

The All-Female “Ghostbusters” Might End Up Being The Greatest Lady Comedy Of All Time

This is what the film industry needs: Paul Feig (director of “Bridesmaids”) is going to be teaming up with “Parks and Recreation” writer Katie Dippold, with whom he also worked on “The Heat,” to make an all-female revamp of “Ghostbusters.” Dippold has a long career in comedy: In addition to her work on “Parks and…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / October 9, 2014

Deadline Hollywood Columnist Whines That “Ghostbusters 3″ Won’t Have Enough Testosterone

Some asshole is worried that “Ghostbusters 3” — rumored to be directed by “Bridesmaids“‘s Paul Feig — is going to suck because it’s said to focus on an all-female cast. GROSS, women ghostbusters? Everyone’s childhood memories are RUINED!  “Signing Feig would be great news for Kristen Wiig and Melissa McCarthy, and maybe Maya Rudolph, Rose Byrne, and…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 4, 2014

“Bridesmaids” Director Paul Feig Is A Feminist

“My goal is to keep breaking the door open wider so Hollywood doesn’t say, ‘No, you can’t star a woman in this.’ It’s not about whether or not it’s a women’s comedy or a men’s comedy … it’s just a comedy. I want the audience to go, ‘They’re funny, and I don’t care if they’re…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 16, 2013