Leslie Jones is not here for the new Ghostbusters sequel.
The actress who starred in the 2016 all-female reboot has slammed the upcoming film directed by Jason Reitman.
The new film will be a direct sequel to the 1989 movie.
On Saturday Leslie made her feelings known about the new movie.
She wrote on Twitter: “So insulting. Like fuck us. We don’t count. It’s like something Trump would do.(Trump voice). “Gonna redo ghostbusters, better with men, will be huge. Those women ain’t ghostbusters ugh so annoying. Such a dick move. And I don’t give a fuck I’m saying something.”
So insulting. Like fuck us. We dint count. It’s like something trump would do. (Trump voice)”Gonna redo ghostbusteeeeers, better with men, will be huge. Those women ain’t ghostbusteeeeers” ugh so annoying. Such a dick move. And I don’t give fuck I’m saying something!!
— Leslie Jones 🦋 (@Lesdoggg) January 19, 2019
The reboot which also starred Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon drew sexist backlash from fans before the release of the film. It made a loss at the box office grossing only $229.1m.
More details reveal that the upcoming movie will this time focus on a group of teenagers. According to Screenrant it will follow four teenagers between the ages of 12-13, two boys and two girls.