'Ghostbusters' director reveals character names from new film

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Paul Feig, who is directing the franchise's forthcoming all-female reboot, responded to a fan on Twitter who had asked him to divulge the names of his film's four main characters.

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"Okay, here you go," Feig wrote. "Erin Gilbert, Jillian Holtzmann, Abby Yates and Patty Tolan. Now you know even more." Feig did not identify which actress would be playing each character, although Melissa McCarthy has been rumored to be playing Yates, judging by her nametag seen in an on-set photo.

Feig has been on a spoiler tear of late, tweeting numerous images and details about the highly anticipated project.

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The new Ghostbusters film stars McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones and Chris Hemsworth. It hits theaters on July 22, 2016.


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