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Box Office: 'Magic Mike Xxl' dances around 'Terminator Genisys' for no. 1 Wednes

2 July 2015 11:32 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Pre-release polling suggested it would be a close call between newcomers "Magic Mike Xxl" and "Terminator Genisys" and after one day tracking looks on target. "Magic Mike Xxl" took in $9.3 million on Wednesday while the fifth "Terminator" raked in $8.9 million.  For comparison's sake, last year the Melissa McCarthy comedy "Tammy" opened to $6.2 million the Wednesday before July 4th and "Transformers: Age of Extinction," in its third day, earned $7.7 million.   It's still unclear whether either new film will win the holiday frame.  "Inside Out," which crossed the $200 million mark Tuesday, or "Jurassic World," the no. 1 movie of the year so far with over $514 million, could easily take the top spot. One intriguing indicator of what will occur may be the handy Cinemascore ratings.  "Magic Mike" earned an A- while "Genysis" polled at a B+.  Critics have also been kinder to the Channing Tatum sequel awarding it a 60 on Metacritic and a 59% on Rotten Tomatoes. »

- Gregory Ellwood

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Ghostbusters New Suits and Proton Packs Revealed! Plus, See Melissa McCarthy on Set in Costume

30 June 2015 10:12 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Gang's all here!  On Monday, director Paul Feig took to Twitter to unveil the new Ghostbusters suits for the upcoming female-centric comedy, which stars Melissa McCarthy, Lesie Jones, Kate McKinnon and Kristen Wiig.  "#whatyougonnawear," he captioned a pic of the actress' suits and combat boots, hung on a clothing rack with the ladies' names attached.  But that's not all! The 52-year-old director, who is best known for directing the 2011 film Bridesmaids, also tweeted a shot of the ghostbusters' proton packs, which are sure to ward off any supernatural creatues.  Photos: 2015 summer movie guide "#whatyougonnashoot," he wrote of »

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Paul Feig Unveils Official Proton Pack from New Ghostbusters Film

30 June 2015 9:58 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Yesterday, Paul Feig revealed the official outfits from the upcoming Ghostbusters film, and now he's unveiled the proton pack from the new take on New York City's finest phantasmal fighting force.

Slated for a July 22nd, 2016 release, Feig's Ghostbusters features an all-female supernatural sleuthing team comprised of Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones, with Chris Hemsworth also along for the ride as the receptionist. Feig directs from a screenplay he co-wrote with Katie Dippold (The Heat). Stay tuned to Daily Dead for more updates on the new Ghostbusters movie.

Image via Twitter:

#whatyougonnashootpic.twitter.com/sGsYSgS1Io

Paul Feig (@paulfeig) June 30, 2015

The post Paul Feig Unveils Official Proton Pack from New Ghostbusters Film appeared first on Daily Dead. »

- Derek Anderson

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Ghostbusters: See the First Images From the Set, Courtesy of Paul Feig!

30 June 2015 8:45 AM, PDT | POPSUGAR | See recent BuzzSugar news »

Paul Feig's upcoming Ghostbusters movie is in the middle of filming - you may have seen the pictures of stars Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, and Kate McKinnon on set - and the director is slowly releasing teases on Twitter. This week, he's snapped a picture of the outfits that the girls will be wearing, as well as a new proton pack. Check out the first two images here, and stay tuned for more pictures; there's a long way to go until the film's July 22, 2016, release date. »

- Maggie-Pehanick

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The new Ghostbusters officially gear up in 2 new pics

30 June 2015 8:25 AM, PDT | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

You’re in luck if you have some ghosts that need busting, because director Paul Feig has officially confirmed that the new Ghostbusters is well on its way to becoming a reality.

Featuring an all-female Ghostbuster team that reads like a who’s who of current comedy, the cast includes Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, and Leslie Jones. Chris Hemsworth has also been confirmed as the secretary, as played by a memorable Annie Potts in the original.

Plot details are being kept heavily under wraps, but if these new tweets are anything to go by, the suits and Proton Packs are back and better than ever. Protective goggles and Ghostbusting badges are both accounted for, meaning we should expect some serious paranormal activity.

Ghostbusters hits Cineplex theatres July 22, 2016, but get a sneak peek below!

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- Amanda Wood

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Ghostbusters’ Director Paul Feig Teases Fans With First Photos

30 June 2015 8:09 AM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

On July 22, 2016… who ya gonna call?

Check out the latest photos of the new Ghostbusters uniforms and proton pack that Paul Feig posted on his Twitter account.

#whatyougonnashoot pic.twitter.com/sGsYSgS1Io

Paul Feig (@paulfeig) June 30, 2015

#whatyougonnawear pic.twitter.com/o5oyHeIaSx — Paul Feig (@paulfeig) June 29, 2015

Follow Feig for more exclusive updates https://twitter.com/paulfeig

Ghostbusters stars Melissa McCarthyKristen WiigKate McKinnon, Leslie Jones and Chris Hemsworth.

Prior to Sony Pictures’ reboot of the 1984 comedy, Feig and McCarthy have successfully (and hilariously) teamed up on Bridesmaids, The Heat and Spy.

And … action! #slimetimestartstomorrow pic.twitter.com/FBKCAP5zMs

Paul Feig (@paulfeig) June 17, 2015

The post Ghostbusters’ Director Paul Feig Teases Fans With First Photos appeared first on We Are Movie Geeks.

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- Michelle McCue

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Female 'Ghostbusters' Proton Pack Unveiled

30 June 2015 7:55 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Yesterday, director Paul Feig decided to reveal on Twitter a first look at the new Ghostbusters uniforms to be worn by his all-female cast, which includes Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon. Many thought the next big teased would be the ladies suited up and ready to fight the supernatural. Nope. Instead, today we get our first look at the mostly new Proton Packs these lady Ghostbusters will be slinging in what is described as a complete reimagining of the franchise.

The Proton Pack design stays pretty close to what we know and love from the original 1984 Ghostbusters and its 1989 sequel Ghostbusters 2. It is a little slicker, and a bit more compact, but not a huge leap in style or design. While the costumes shown off yesterday and this new proton pack stay locked into the true Ghostbusters aesthetic, the film will be somewhat of a »

- MovieWeb

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Ghostbusters Costumes And Proton Packs Revealed

30 June 2015 7:46 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

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Paul Feig is hard at work shooting the Ghostbusters reboot for Sony, and though a few set photos have leaked out showcasing stars Kristen Wiig and Melissa McCarthy, today brings a more official reveal. The director took to Twitter recently to give us our first look at the outfits and proton packs his new Ghostbusters team will be sporting.

The images were accompanied by the tongue-in-cheek hashtags #whatyougonnawear and #whatyougonnashoot. The main vibe I’m getting from both is nostalgia – the costumes are particularly true to the look of the originals. Given that the only other alternative I was worried about involved tightening the jumpsuits for a “sexy Ghostbuster” look, it’s a bit of a relief to see that these Ghostbusters will be clad near identically to the first lineup.

The throwback vibes carry over to the new proton pack, which appears just as worn »

- Isaac Feldberg

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‘Ghostbusters’ Director Paul Feig Gives Fans First Look at New Proton Packs (Photo)

30 June 2015 7:42 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Ghostbusters” director Paul Feig followed up the reveal of the all-female team’s uniforms with the first look at the proton packs they’ll be lugging around. “#Whatyougonnashoot,” Feig tweeted Tuesday along with the image of the new design, which doesn’t look all that different from the device Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis and Ernie Hudson wore in the 1984 original. This time, Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones will be gearing up to fight the supernatural. Take a look at the new proton pack design below: #whatyougonnashoot pic.twitter.com/sGsYSgS1Io - Paul Feig »

- Greg Gilman

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Back To The Future Remake Will Happen Over Robert Zemeckis’ Dead Body

30 June 2015 7:36 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Familiar IP is everything these days, it seems. Studios will (somewhat begrudgingly) continue to churn out original properties, but their bread and butter is sequels, reboots, and remakes—and you can’t blame them. The top three films of the year so far at the box office are all sequels, with Jurassic World positively rolling in the dough as it breaks record after record. Movie tickets are expensive, and audiences are more likely to spend their money on something they’re already pretty sure they’ll like rather than take a chance on something unfamiliar. Every now and then they'll take a chance, as original films like Spy and Inside Out have proven to be big hits, but even so those movies are tinged with familiarity—the Melissa McCarthy/Paul Feig duo for Spy, and the Pixar brand for Inside Out. And with Jurassic World—a sequel in a franchise »

- Adam Chitwood

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Paul Feig shares a photo of the new proton pack from the set of Ghostbusters

30 June 2015 6:59 AM, PDT | AwardsDaily.com | See recent AwardsDaily news »

Director Paul Feig has shared a new teaser photo from the forthcoming Ghostbusters. Feig tweeted a photo of the brand new proton pack using the hashtag #Whoyougonnashoot #whatyougonnashoot pic.twitter. »

- Jazz Tangcay

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Don't cross the streams! Ghostbusters director Paul Feig reveals new proton pack

30 June 2015 6:43 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Paul Feig has offered a first look at the proton pack that his all-female Ghostbusters will be toting in the upcoming reboot.

The director revealed his take on the iconic ghostbusting weapon on Twitter.

#whatyougonnashoot pic.twitter.com/sGsYSgS1Io

Paul Feig (@paulfeig) June 30, 2015

"#whatyougonnashoot," he asked his followers.

Feig gave us a first glimpse at his new Ghostbusters costumes earlier in the week.

Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones will be suiting up to keep the world safe from sinister spectres, with Chris Hemsworth as their receptionist Kevin.

The supernatural comedy is currently shooting on location in the North-East of the Us.

Production launched in early June with Feig sharing a cup of ectoplasm with his 1.4 million Twitter followers.

Channing Tatum recently downplayed the likelihood of a proposed male-centric Ghostbusters reboot getting off the ground.

The Ghostbusters reboot will be released on July 22, 2016. »

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First look at the Proton Pack for Ghostbusters reboot

30 June 2015 6:23 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Following his tweet last night with our first look at the suits they’ll be wearing, we’ve now got our first look at the Proton Packs the girls will be using in Paul Feig’s all-female Ghostbusters remake.

See Also: First look at Paul Feig’s Ghostbusters reboot

See Also: Emma Stone explains why she passed on the Ghostbusters reboot

“Wiig and McCarthy play a pair of unheralded authors who write a book positing that ghosts are real. Flash forward a few years and Wiig lands a prestigious teaching position at Columbia U. (Like the original, the story takes place in New York City, even though it’s being shot in Boston.) Which is pretty sweet, until her book resurfaces and she is laughed out of academia. Wiig reunites with McCarthy and the other two proton pack-packing phantom wranglers, and she gets some sweet revenge when ghosts invade Manhattan »

- Luke Owen

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Ghostbusters: Paul Feig Reveals Proton Pack in New Image

30 June 2015 6:12 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Social media has not only changed the way we live our daily lives, it’s also heavily impacted movie marketing. Sometimes it can be grating, like forcing contrived hashtags down people’s throats. But sometimes it can be smart, like the way filmmakers such as Zack Snyder and Bryan Singer tease images and first-looks from their highly anticipated upcoming films via their Twitter and Instagram handles. Director Paul Feig looks to be going a similar route with his Ghostbusters reboot, and after sharing an image of the new costumes last night, he’s now revealed a close-up look at the film’s iteration of the proton pack. The proton pack is, of course, the device that allows for all the ghost-busting in the first place, as it captures spirits and drives them into ghost traps. Much like the reboot’s costumes, this new proton pack is very similar to the original. »

- Adam Chitwood

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First Look at Costumes From Ghostbusters Reboot

30 June 2015 5:09 AM, PDT | WorstPreviews.com | See recent Worst Previews news »

The female-version of "Ghostbusters" is currently shooting in New York City with Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Melissa McCarthy, and Leslie Jones starring as the new team. And now, we have a look at the costumes they'll be wearing. Check out the photo below. In the movie, Wiig and McCarthy play a pair of unheralded authors who write a book, stating that ghosts are real. Flash forward a few years and Wiig lands a prestigious teaching position at Columbia University. Everything is going well until her book resurfaces and she is laughed out of academia. Wiig reunites with McCarthy and the other ghostbusters, and gets revenge when ghosts invade Manhattan and she and her team have to save the world. The new movie is directed by Paul Feig (Bridesmaids) and is set to hit theaters on July 22nd, 2016. Photo: (click to enlarge) »

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Paul Feig Shares First Look at 'Ghostbusters' Proton Pack

30 June 2015 2:45 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

A ghostbuster needs something to bust ghosts with, right? That's where the all-important proton pack comes in, and director Paul Feig shared a first look photo at the essential tool in his "Ghostbusters" reboot.

A day after unveiling the uniforms that Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon, and Leslie Jones will wear, Feig posted an image of the proton pack to Twitter:

#whatyougonnashoot pic.twitter.com/sGsYSgS1Io

- Paul Feig (@paulfeig) June 30, 2015 Like the uniforms, the pack is very similar to the original, with a few little updates. It looks dirty and worn, which indicates heavy use -- ghostbusting is not a dainty business!

In the reboot, Wiig and McCarthy are authors who write a book claiming ghosts are real. They're laughed out of academia, until ghosts actually do invade Manhattan. So, who's the world gonna call? The two women, who team up with McKinnon and Jones to save the world. »

- Kelly Woo

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New Ghostbusters uniforms revealed

29 June 2015 10:49 PM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

PauL Feig has shared the look of the new Ghostbusters, as production on 2016's new movie continues...

Production continues on the, ahem, unanimously popular new Ghostbusters movie, with director Paul Feig introducing Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Katie McKinnon and Leslie Jones as the new lead quartet. Feig has been shooting the film in and around New York City for the past couple of weeks, where the bulk of the film's production takes place (appropriately enough, for a Ghostbusters movie).

Feig is also the latest in a line of directors who's revealing information about his movie via his Twitter account. This time, he's unveiled the costumes that the new Ghostbusters will be wearing in the movie. Note that they've reverted back to the original Ghostbusters logo on their arm...

#whatyougonnawear pic.twitter.com/o5oyHeIaSx

Paul Feig (@paulfeig) June 29, 2015

The shoot has a while to go yet, and Feig is hardly »

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Ghostbusters: Here are the New Uniforms and Proton Pack

29 June 2015 9:02 PM, PDT | shocktillyoudrop.com | See recent shocktillyoudrop news »

Paul Feig, one of the contemporary directors who seems to control the images that get out there, has dropped a real deal tease for his upcoming Ghostbusters: new coveralls.  A fashion enthusiast himself, it’s not surprising Feig would debut the fresh gear, outfitted with new stripes, but the classic logo. Ghostbusters, starring Leslie Jones, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon and…

The post Ghostbusters: Here are the New Uniforms and Proton Pack appeared first on Shock Till You Drop. »

- Samuel Zimmerman

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4th of July Smorgasbord

29 June 2015 6:51 PM, PDT | Box Office Mojo | See recent BoxOfficeMojo.com news »

The Fourth of July weekend looks to be filled with full multiplexes as Magic Mike Xxl and Terminator Genisys open tomorrow (Weds, 7/1), joining Jurassic World, Inside Out and Ted 2 in a battle royale for eyeballs and bottoms. Available screens are something to consider as Warner Bros.' Mike will be in a reported 3,355 venues and Paramount's Genisys in 3,758. Pundits are plugging for both films to earn $50M for the five-day frame. That puts Mike earning around the $39.1M its predecessor, the original Magic Mike, made during its June 29 - July 1, 2012 opening. It would also speculate that Genisys debuts at around the same interest level that Terminator Salvation did when it opened with $42.6M in 2009. Of course, neither Salvation, nor the third installment in the series, Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, which made $44M its three-day July 4th weekend in 2003, ended up being embraced by fans as part of the canon. »

- Keith Simanton <mail@boxofficemojo.com>

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Paul Feig Wants You to See the New Version of the Ghostbusters Uniforms

29 June 2015 6:41 PM, PDT | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

The social push for spreading on-set Ghostbusters treats has begun, and it's picking up steam: Director Paul Feig tweeted tweaked versions of the iconic jumpsuits early Monday evening. "What you gonna wear," he wrote in hashtag form, above a pic of the four protagonists' — to be played by Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon, and Leslie Jones — uniforms. They look similar to the originals, maybe just a touch darker. The biggest difference is the addition of the orange stripes, which will be great for when the 'Busters go running or walking at night, as they will now be very visible. Solid. Fashionable. Maybe a little too practical. Maybe not. The lapels are unfortunately covering the character name tags, but if you're curious about what those will likely be, head here.As a whole, the jumpsuits, boots, classic logo, and goggles, are an image of divine nostalgia. Here's the pic »

- Sean Fitz-Gerald

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