If you found something strange in the neighborhood of the early Ghostbusters trailer, you may not wanna call Melissa McCarthy for clarification, because the star of the upcoming reboot shares in your confusion.
McCarthy, who joins Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, and Chris Hemsworth in a hilarious quest to liberate New York City from a pesky ghost outbreak in the forthcoming film, recently explained that despite the confusing language in the trailer, Ghostbusters is a reboot and not a remake. While the trailer may say ’30 years ago, four scientists saved New York,’ McCarthy confirms that “in this movie it’s like the [original film] didn’t happen.”
“It’s a great story but told totally differently,” the Spy star told The Johnjay & Rich Show. “It’s the same thing of it’s four unlikely heroes, it’s in New York city, ghosts are taking over. It’s that same classic story, but it’s not a ’30 years later.’ I know the trailer says ’30 years later,’ which I didn’t quite get myself, but it’s not dependent on the first one.”
McCarthy admitted she questioned the glaring discrepancy to no avail.
“Believe me, the question was asked. I think it’s very confusing, but then everyone said, ‘We don’t care what you think,’” the actress joked.
(H/T Yahoo! Movies)
Ghostbusters arrives in theaters on July 15, 2016.