Emma Stone Reveals Why She Turned Down ‘Ghostbusters’ Reboot

Emma Stone
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It seems that everyone had Emma Stone in their dream cast for an all-female “Ghostbusters” reboot — except Emma Stone.

Fans and even original Ghostbuster Bill Murray suggested his “Zombieland” co-star for the role, but in a new interview with the Wall Street Journal, the 26-year-old actress made a fan-saddening reveal about turning down a role in the upcoming “Ghostbusters,” despite interest from Sony, the studio behind the reboot.

“The script was really funny,” she told WSJ. “It just didn’t feel like the right time for me. A franchise is a big commitment — it’s a whole thing. I think maybe I need a minute before I dive back into that water.”

The conversation with Stone also touched on her upcoming Woody Allen film “Irrational,” the Sony hack and, of course, her relationship status with her on-screen “The Amazing Spider-Man” beau, Andrew Garfield.

“Ghostbusters,” does, however, still have an all-star cast, with Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones playing the spirit-hunting group. Chris Hemsworth has also been cast as the receptionist. Paul Feig directs the film, which will hit theaters July 22, 2016.

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  1. jj19871 says:

    Good move Emma. This thing is gonna suck a$$!

  2. Conspiracyin559 says:

    Everything seen so far about that Ghostbusters reboot looks like pure ASS. It really looks like a career killer for people involved at this point to be honest.

  3. Bea of FakeABaby says:

    Hmm. Why so choosy with this one? Well, she’s got reasons so…

  4. Gnrlriles says:

    Funny. A franchise like “Ghostbusters” is too big a commitment… BUT NOT SPIDER-MAN! …

    • Beckstle says:

      It’s likely the experience of a huge franchise like Spiderman that has her not wanting to jump right into another one.

  5. mattlove1 says:

    Fuck this phone.

  6. mattlove1 says:

    An all-star cast of people i’ve never heard of. I’d it them or is I me!

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