We can add another member of the original Ghostbusters cast to the upcoming reboot, with director Paul Feig confirming that Sigourney Weaver will appear.
Weaver starred as Dana Barrett in the original outing and it’s sequel, though it is likely she will not be reprising the role. Writing on Twitter, Feig said he was announcing the news before it leaked out;
Gang, trying to keep surprises but this is about to leak, so I'll tell you myself: the awesome Sigourney Weaver is going to be in our movie!
— Paul Feig (@paulfeig) September 25, 2015
Weaver joins Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Ernie Hudson and Annie Potts as returning cast members, joining newcomers Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon.
Ghostbuster will be released on 22 July 2016.