You think about Dana Carvey, Phil Hartman, all these wonderful funny guys.
But the last group with Kristen Wiig and those characters, they were a bunch of actors and their stuff was just different," Murray said.
Murray was among the first to voice his support for an all-female cast, even recommending four actresses for the film: Wiig and Mc Carthy, who ended up getting the roles, as well as Emma Stone and Linda Cardellini.
After learning that Wiig was Murray's pick to ghostbust, the actress said, "I will do whatever Bill Murray tells me to do." Feig also called Murray's picks "an awesome cast," and it seems as though he half-listened to the actor's suggestions. "I love the first one so much, I don't want to do anything to ruin the memory of that," Feig said.
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According to Deadline, the actresses are still in negotiations to take on the roles made famous by Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis and Ernie Hudson.
However, Feig felt confident enough about them inking their deals that he tweeted they would star in the ghost-catching comedy, which will begin filming this summer, the Huffington Post writes.
After the original’s successful sequel in 1989, Murray had been openly hesitant to star in a third installment.
Appearing on CBS’ “Late Show” in 2011, Murray called the idea of appearing in a new “Ghostbusters” film “crazy talk.” That’s why people were surprised to see his name on the cast list of Feig’s “Ghostbusters” film starring Wiig, Mc Carthy, Kate Mc Kinnon and Leslie Jones, which is set to hit theaters on July 15, 2016.
“Not to diminish a relationship with a woman but I can't take care of another relationship if I can't take care of the things I really need to take care of the most,” he explained.