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Maybe everyone will hate this new ‘Ghostbusters’ trailer a little less

May 18th, 2016 at 9:47 AM
Ghostbusters New Trailer

In case you’ve been living under a rock for the past few months, you probably heard that Sony Pictures Entertainment is releasing an all-female Ghostbusters sequel/reboot later this summer. You might have also heard that the internet hasn’t been reacting all that well to the news of the movie’s existence.

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Having just eclipsed 800,000 dislikes on YouTube, the response to the first trailer could conservatively be called an unmitigated disaster. Admittedly, the trailer didn’t really do the movie any favors (as Ghostbusters star Melissa McCarthy admits), but this is clearly more than just a bunch of riled up, classic ’80s movies fans.

Nevertheless, Sony has decided to press onwards and release a second trailer, which hit Twitter on Wednesday morning. Having not loved the first trailer myself, I think this one might do a better job of showing us exactly what the movie is about while giving the characters a chance to show of their sense of humor:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gMfUjDnpfRY

On the other hand, this trailer will almost certainly receive hundreds of thousands of dislikes in the coming weeks. At least it will never be disliked as much as the trailer for Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare!

Ghostbusters releases in theaters on July 15th, 2016.

Jacob started covering video games and technology in college as a hobby, but it quickly became clear to him that this was what he wanted to do for a living. He currently resides in New York writing for BGR. His previously published work can be found on TechHive, VentureBeat and Game Rant.




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