Chris Hemsworth joins 'Ghostbusters' as the team's secretary

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Chris Hemsworth to Play Receptionist in All-Female 'Ghostbusters'

Director Paul Feig announced on Wednesday the newest addition to the Ghostbusters squad -- Chris Hemsworth.

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The Thor star will appear in the female-led reboot as the ladies' receptionist, according to Feig's tweet.



Hemsworth joins Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones for the gender-flipping comedy.

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 11: 72nd ANNUAL GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS -- Pictured: Actress Melissa McCarthy arrives to the 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 11, 2015. (Photo by: Christopher Polk/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank)
Melissa McCarthy arrives at the People's Choice Awards at the Nokia Theatre on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)
Actress Kristen Wiig attends the premiere of "Nasty Baby" during the 2015 Sundance Film Festival on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP)
PARK CITY, UT - JANUARY 24: Actress Kristen Wiig appears onstage at the Power Of Story Panel: Serious Ladies during the 2015 Sundance Film Festival at the Egyptian Theatre on January 24, 2015 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Sonia Recchia/Getty Images for Sundance)
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- 'Kevin Hart' Episode 1673 -- Pictured: (l-r) Kate McKinnon as Mrs. Santini and Colin Jost during Weekend Update on January 17, 2015 -- (Photo by: Dana Edelson/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- 'Blake Shelton' Episode 1674 -- Pictured: Kate McKinnon during the 'Wishing Boot' skit on January 24, 2015 -- (Photo by: Dana Edelson/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
Kate McKinnon arrives at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Invision for the Television Academy/AP Images)
Actress Kate McKinnon attends the premiere of "They Came Together" at BAMcinemaFest 2014 on Monday, June 23, 2014, in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)
Kate McKinnon attends the "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues" premiere on Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013 in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2014 file photo, actress Leslie Jones poses at the "Top Five" premiere at the Princess of Wales Theatre during the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto. NBC says "Saturday Night Live" is adding Leslie Jones to its cast. The African-American comedian wins her on-camera role after serving as a writer on the show last season. (Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP, File)
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- 'Martin Freeman' Episode 1671 -- Pictured: (l-r) Leslie Jones as Alberta, Beck Bennett and Martin Freeman as Ian during the 'Wedding Objections' skit on December 13, 2014 -- (Photo by: Dana Edelson/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- 'Blake Shelton' Episode 1674 -- Pictured: (l-r) Blake Shelton and Leslie Jones during the 'Farm Hunk' skit on January 24, 2015 -- (Photo by: Dana Edelson/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- 'James Franco' Episode 1670 -- Pictured: (l-r) Relationship Expert Leslie Jones and Colin Jost during Weekend Update on December 6, 2014 -- (Photo by: Dana Edelson/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
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FILE - In an undated file photo, Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, center, and Harold Ramis, right, appear in a scene from the 1984 movie "Ghostbusters". Harold Ramis died early Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, in Chicago from complications of autoimmune inflammatory disease, according Fred Toczek , an attorney for Ramis. He was 69. (AP Photo, File)
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NOVI, MI - MAY 16: Actor Ernie Hudson from the Ghostbusters series of films attends day 1 of the 25th annual Motor City Comic Con at Suburban Collection Showplace on May 16, 2014 in Novi, Michigan. (Photo by Paul Warner/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 13: (L-R) Jason Reitman, Mae Whitman, Paul Rust, Kristen Bell, Seth Rogen, Jack Black, Rainn Wilson, Phil LaMarr, Paul Scheer and Kevin Pollak attend the Film Independent At LACMA - 'Ghostbusters' Live Read at Bing Theatre At LACMA on December 13, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jonathan Leibson/WireImage)
Actor Ernie Hudson at the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo at McCormick Place on Sunday, April 27, 2014, in Chicago. (Photo by Barry Brecheisen/Invision/AP)
Actor Ernie Hudson signs a fan's Ghostbusters proton pack at the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo at McCormick Place on Friday, April 25, 2014, in Chicago. (Photo by Barry Brecheisen/Invision/AP)
Actor Ernie Hudson signs a fan's Ghostbusters proton pack at the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo at McCormick Place on Friday, April 25, 2014, in Chicago. (Photo by Barry Brecheisen/Invision/AP)
Actor Ernie Hudson stands in front of a replica of the Ghostbuster Ecto-1 car at the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo at McCormick Place on Friday, April 25, 2014, in Chicago. (Photo by Barry Brecheisen/Invision/AP)
Costumed "Ghostbuster" characters attend the New York Comic Con fan convention in New York, Friday, Oct. 14, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes)
A casino industry representative plays on a Ghostbuster slot machine during the industry's G2E conference, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011, in Las Vegas. Slot machine maker International Game Technology is getting first dibs through a new licensing deal on developing new gambling titles based on movies and television shows owned by Sony Pictures Entertainment. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
Casino industry representatives play a Ghostbusters slot machine during the industry's G2E conference, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011, in Las Vegas. Slot machine maker International Game Technology is getting first dibs through a new licensing deal on developing new gambling titles based on movies and television shows owned by Sony Pictures Entertainment. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
Panky Sui, center, of Los Angeles, poses while taking pictures with others dressed as characters from the movie, "Ghostbusters," during Comic-Con International, Thursday, July 22, 2010 in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
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The role represents a departure for Hemsworth, who is better known for his action movies like Thor and Snow White and the Huntsman, but lately he has been going deep into comedy, co-starring in the Vacation reboot, which opens in July.

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The film will mark McCarthy's fourth time working with Feig. Their latest outing, Spy, debuted at No. 1 at the U.S. box office.

The Ghostbusters reboot is due out next year.

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FILE - In an undated file photo, Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, center, and Harold Ramis, right, appear in a scene from the 1984 movie "Ghostbusters". Harold Ramis died early Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, in Chicago from complications of autoimmune inflammatory disease, according Fred Toczek , an attorney for Ramis. He was 69. (AP Photo, File)

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