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First Look: Paul Feig's Vintage Ecto-1 from the New 'Ghostbusters'

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July 7, 2015
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Ghostbusters Ecto-1

What are they gonna drive? A truck? A car? Nah, the Ecto-1 of course! Director Paul Feig has revealed the first two photos of the brand new vintage Ecto-1 from new Ghostbusters movie in the works. The original Ecto-1 was a 1959 Cadillac professional chassis, this seems to be a slightly newer model, but not by much. This certainly looks like the kind of hunk of junk Melissa McCarthy's character has had in her garage since she was a kid, and they've requisitioned it to 'bust some ghosts. Feig also posted a shot of the backside of the car, which shows the classic Ecto-1 license plate clearly. I like the look of this. At least it wasn't modernized.

Here's the first two photos of the new Ecto-1 from Paul Feig's Ghostbusters - filming is underway now.

Ghostbusters ECTO-1 - Paul Feig

Ghostbusters ECTO-1 - Paul Feig

For those concerned about the look, don't worry too much, they're actually listening to the fans' feedback:

For more from Paul Feig, follow him on Twitter @paulfeig - he seems to interact quite often with fans.

The upcoming Ghostbusters movie, directed by Paul Feig, will star Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones as the new Ghostbusters. Reportedly, the villain will be a "creepy mechanical genius". Chris Hemsworth also stars as the receptionist. There's also the role of Martin Heiss, a professional debunker of the supernatural who tries to disprove the antics of the Ghostbusters after some videos of theirs go viral. The project is currently filming, with Paul Feig posting updates on Twitter - follow him @paulfeig. Sony Pictures will release this brand new Ghostbusters movie, directed by Paul Feig from a screenplay by Katie Dippold and Paul Feig, in theaters everywhere starting July 22nd, 2016 next summer.

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Reader Feedback - 13 Comments

1

I actually really like that.

Brian Sleider on Jul 7, 2015

2

So this is a sequel? remake? reimagining?

DAVIDPD on Jul 7, 2015

3

I like it except for the goofy beacon light on top. I prefer this though.....

Chris McDermid on Jul 7, 2015

4

It's still a Cadillac. Looks like one from the 1980's. Think about it... if the original was a Cadillac from the 1950's and the movie came out in the 1980's, it was a 30 year old car. Now in 2015, the car they're using is also 30 years old.

hooch on Jul 8, 2015

5

Definitely an 80's model. Square, boxy, huge.

TheOct8pus on Jul 8, 2015

6

I heard that the final act of the film is Donald Trumps hair piece going on a rampage breaking to every salon and getting bigger and bigger with every can of hairspray and hair dye it eats??

LV 426 on Jul 8, 2015

7

It's a god damn hearse

rickvanr on Jul 8, 2015

8

So was the original. Only difference between a hearse and an ambulance was the paint job.

stevieray1986 on Jul 8, 2015

9

I'll keep my Lego Ecto - 1 the way it is.

Steven on Jul 8, 2015

10

The 50's Caddie ambulance had an early 80's New York license plate. The 80's Caddie hearse should have a 2015 plate I think. Anyway, they are certainly going for the "absurd" factor with that big ass revolving yellow beacon!!

theslayer5150 on Jul 8, 2015

11

So it's a reboot that uses the exact same logo, same colours, and very similar props...but this totally new -- how?

sleepy_editor on Jul 8, 2015

12

...And so it just gets worse.

Lagoya on Jul 8, 2015

13

Kind of cool. I like the license plate.

DAVIDPD on Jul 8, 2015

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