Ernie Hudson and Annie Potts are not afraid of new Ghostbusters

'Ghostbusters' Adds Ernie Hudson to Cast

There's something strange in the neighborhood of Paul Feig's Ghostbusters: THR and the Boston Herald report that original cast members Ernie Hudson and Annie Potts will make cameo appearances in the film. Potts will reportedly be playing a hotel clerk, while Hudson's role is unknown. Hudson's involvement is a particular surprise; he stated last year that an all-female Ghostbusters would be "a bad idea," though he has since walked that assertion back. This radical shift in personality could be a sign that Hudson has been possessed by Gozer the Gozerian, or a spirit even more powerful: money.

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GHOSTBUSTERS 1984 Columbia/Delphi film with from left Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis
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GHOSTBUSTERS 1984 Columbia/Delphi film with Dan Aykroyd
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GHOSTBUSTERS 1984 Columbia/Delphi film with Sigourney Weaver and Bill Murray behind her
Universal Studios Ghost Busters Emblem on the door of the Ghostbusters car during the New Years Day Parade London.
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)
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)
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)
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