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HM: So what (if anything) can you tell us about the plot? The girls remain tight-lipped – looking at each other. HM: Okay here’s what we think we know! Erin Gilbert and Abby Yates are ex-friends who have gone their separate ways when it comes to the study of the paranormal. Yates is working with gadget genius, Jillian Holtzmann in a fringe lab trying to prove the existence of spirits in New York. When the city gets flooded with actual ghosts, the group, which also includes the hilarious Patty Tolan and the modern equivalent of Janine - Kevin (played by Chris Hemsworth), come together to fight the enormous demons’ intent on world domination. Phew! How did we do? Laughs!

“THAT STUFF WENT EVERYWHERE, BY THE WAY. IN EVERY CRACK. VERY HARD TO WASH OFF.” - ERIN “OKAY, I DON’T KNOW IF IT WAS A RACE THING OR A LADY THING, BUT I’M MAD AS HELL.” - PATTY

Melissa: Abby from a very early age, always believed and has always known it’s true. I have kind of been the eternal optimist and just fought the good fight even though no one has believed me and no one has really been behind me and always been kind of the oddball. So finally my character gets to see what she has worked her entire life towards. So it’s pretty great wish fulfilment in that way. Kristen: On the flipside is Erin (Gilbert) who comes back into the supernatural fold after denying her beliefs for so many years. Erin and (Abby) have been friends since high school and we believed in ghosts and sort of bonded over that. At some point, I couldn’t really take people not believing us anymore and I just sort of like went into my education and my work and I just sort of left it behind. Melissa: She broke my heart! Kristen: I did. But then I came back. So it’s also a story of our friendship and how that sort of comes together as we are fighting these ghosts. Melissa: Abby introduces Erin to her go to tech gal Jillian Holtzmann Kate: [My character] Holtzmann is the lady in charge of all the electrical equipment and making it better. Part of the journey of the movie is these women coming together to improve their equipment so that they can really fight these ghosts and I am in charge because I build the best machines! HM: Okay Holtzmann sounds right up our street! We love all the gadgets and gizmos (although most of the real ones are a bit temperamental!) Probably one of the most iconic weapons that we remember from the original Ghostbusters is the infamous Proton Pack. Will we see any of those iconic “Don’t cross the streams moments” again? Kate: The new version (of the proton pack) includes cool variations that we’ve never seen before. We have got these Proton Wands that can trap a ghost and move it around and put it in a trap. It feels so neat because we have all seen the original movie where they do this and so the first time we

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Women, women, women, you can't live with them but you can get them to write the features for Haunted Magazine Issue 16, and like a female ve...

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Women, women, women, you can't live with them but you can get them to write the features for Haunted Magazine Issue 16, and like a female ve...