Word on the tweet is that there’s something strange in the neighborhood.
By “something strange” we mean Dan Aykroyd and by “neighborhood” we mean the set of Paul Feig’s Ghostbusters reboot. Aykroyd, who played Dr. Raymond Stantz in the original, tweeted -- then deleted -- that he was on the set ‘shooting my scene with funny beautiful Kristen Wiig.” He went on to say the new cast is “adorable, hilarious and badass.”
(BUT WHAT ABOUT BILL MURRAY?)
We all know the reboot is about the ladies -- Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones, and Kate McKinnon -- though, and ever since Tumblr got their first look at our new squad, they’ve been creating epic fan art:
And it’s getting us very, very, very excited:
It goes without saying, we know exactly who we’re gonna call:
Someone made an updated issue of The Atlantic Monthly:
And this looks like a page from a coloring book we need to have:
Here’s the new Ghostbusters cast Simpsons-ized:
And as classic Saturday morning cartoon characters:
Speaking of: Paul Feig, can we get Ghostbusters: The Animated Series too?
Even the simple sketches are adorable (and hilarious and badass):
This one might just be adorable:
There’s some solo artwork of McCarthy’s Abby Bergman:
As well as Wiig’s character, Erin Gabler:
But it’s clear there’s already a fan favorite among the new ‘Busters: McKinnon’s Jillian Holtzmann. And why wouldn’t she be? Seriously, #AestheticGoals.
OK, but where’s the fan art love for Jones’ Patty Tolan? Fix it, Tumblr!
Meanwhile, as we anxiously wait the new version, let’s throw it all the way back to 1984, when ET was on the red carpet for the Ghostbusters premiere: