– by Joseph Jammer Medina


If I possessed any Photoshop prowess, I would so add a proton pack or two onto the shoulders of the ladies pictured above. But for now, you’ll just have to use your imagination. That’s exactly what Bill Murray is doing, when asked who he would like to see lead the rumored all-female cast of Ghostbusters 3. The actor, while himself not keen on returning to the franchise, seems tickled by the idea of having a group of strong female comediennes take over.

I wouldgo to that movie, and they’d probably have better outfits, too,” Murray told The Star. When asked if he had any suggestions for who they should cast, the actor was quick to chime in. “Melissa (McCarthy) would be a spectacular Ghostbuster. And Kristen Wiig is so funny — God, she’s funny!” said the comedy legend, naming two of the stars of Paul Feig’s Bridesmaids. But he didn’t stop there: “I like this girl Linda Cardellini (Mad Men) a lot. And Emma Stone is funny. There are some funny girls out there.”


Him mentioning McCarthy and Wiig is notable, because their Feig has voiced a desire to direct the film. Murray’s comments actually got back to McCarthy, and the actress said, “I think that somebody is really trying to do it, but nobody has talked to me about it.” She then added,  â€œListen, if the people I think are doing it are doing it, I must never question them.

Outside of Murray’s picks, there are also perennial funny ladies like Tina Fey and Amy Poehler on the list of people that may or may not be getting “the call.” The idea of such an all-star cast really excites McCarthy who, when asked if she’d take a part in Ghostbusters 3 said, “Oh, my God, that’s daunting. That’s taking on a legend, a legendary movie. But I would do anything with those ladies, anything at all.

What do you think of Murray’s picks? Who would you cast? 

Also, if any of my Photoshop-savvy readers want to go ahead and create a Bridesmaids-Ghostbusters mash-up, go ahead and tweet it to me when you’re done and I’ll RT for all to see. I always get a kick out of reader-created content. Currently have a photoshopped pic someone sent me of that initial Henry Cavill/Superman promo pic from BvS as my phone’s wallpaper. They turned his grimace into a smile and added balloons! Epic.

SOURCE: The Star

Joseph Jammer Medina is an author, podcaster, and editor-in-chief of LRM. A graduate of Chapman University's Dodge College of Film and Television, Jammer's always had a craving for stories. From movies, television, and web content to books, anime, and manga, he's always been something of a story junkie.