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New Ghostbusters Trailer Addresses Race, Gender Issues

  | March 10, 2016 17:28 IST (Los Angeles)
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Leslie Jones in a still from Ghostbusters.

Ghostbusters seems to take on the race and gender issues amid controversies that arose regarding the all-female cast and actress Leslie Jones' "street-smart" role which some fans called a racist stereotype. The trailer also gives a sneak peek at actor Chris Hemsworth, who is seen applying for the job of the ladies' receptionist

The new trailer of forthcoming film Ghostbusters has addressed social issues like race and gender, reports aceshowbiz.com.
Ghostbusters seems to take on the race and gender issues amid controversies that arose regarding the all-female cast and actress Leslie Jones' "street-smart" role which some fans called a racist stereotype.
"I don't know if it was a race thing or a lady thing, but I'm mad as hell," said Leslie who plays the role of Patty Tolan in the movie.
The trailer also gives a sneak peek at actor Chris Hemsworth. The actor is seen applying for the job of the ladies' receptionist and pitching logos for their business. (Also Read: Ghostbusters Trailer #2: More Chris Hemsworth, More Laughs)
Directed by Paul Feig, the new Ghostbusters is slated to hit theatres in the US on July 15.

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