Slimer Confirmed For Ghostbusters Female Reboot

Posted By: Matt McGloin
02/27/2016 - 1:26pm


In addition to Dan Aykroyd, Bill Murray, Ernie Hudson, Annie Potts and Sigourney Weaver returning for the Ghostbusters reboot, it's learned another fan-favorite character is back as well -- Slimer.

Actor Michael K. Williams revealed in an interview with EW.com that he has a scene with the green ectoplasmic glob of goo.

“I’m not going to lie, working with Melissa, and Kristen, and Kate, was really dope,” Willams said. “But I got to work with Slimer, dude. Like Slimer!!! I’m in a scene with Slimer! I’m a huge Ghostbusters fan and it was a dream come true.”

Michael K. Williams, known for The Wire and Boardwalk Empire, plays an FBI agent in the movie.

“Our whole thing is, we’re going to tell the people it was a flash in the sky and ‘Run along little women with your ghosts, we got this," Williams offered.

(Michael K. Williams - Boardwalk Empire)

Head on over here for a look at the big bads of the movie in toy form.

"Ghostbusters" has a July 15, 2016 release directed by Paul Feig also starring Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, Chris Hemsworth, Charles Dance, Michael Kenneth Williams and Neil Casey.


Thirty years after the original film took the world by storm, Ghostbusters is back and fully rebooted for a new generation. Director Paul Feig combines all the paranormal fighting elements that made the original franchise so beloved with a cast of new characters, played by the funniest actors working today. Get ready to watch them save the world this summer.

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