Hollywood is going through a weird trend of not only releasing trailers for films, but trailers for trailers, or teasers for trailers - whatever a studio wants to tactfully call it.
This weird phenomenon looks set to continue, as the new Ghostbusters film receives a trailer announcing another trailer, in the process showing the smallest snippets of the upcoming film.
Unfortunately, we don’t see the four new Ghostbusters ghost-busting, nor do we see Chris Hemsworth doing office work.
Instead, the words “Who. You. Gonna. Call?” come crashing in on screen while police cars and the armed forces surround what is likely a Marshmallow Man, reminding everyone “OMG, THERE’S A NEW GHOSTBUSTERS FILM I’M SO EXCITED”. Watch below.
As the trailer for the trailer ends, the iconic ghost icon appears on screen (slightly modernised) and a refrain from the original theme song plays on dissipated piano, sending goosebumps down every die-hard fan’s spine.
As JJ Abrams did with Star Wars: The Force Awakens, it seems director Paul Feig may be looking back to go forward, calling on our nostalgia while updating the formula.
Like JJ bringing back Han, Leia and Luke, the upcoming Ghostbusters reboot will feature cameos from a number of characters from the original, including Bill Murray, Sigourney Weaver and Dan Aykroyd.
Starring Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones as the new Ghostbusters squad, with Hemsworth playing the group's secretary, Ghostbusters hits UK cinemas on the 15 July, while the trailer will reach YouTube 3 March.
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