The cast of 2016’s Ghostbusters (from left), Leslie Jones, Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig and Kate McKinnon. Photo: AP The cast of 2016’s Ghostbusters (from left), Leslie Jones, Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig and Kate McKinnon. Photo: AP
The cast of 2016’s Ghostbusters (from left), Leslie Jones, Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig and Kate McKinnon. Photo: AP

Hollywood’s latest twist on reboots: flipping male roles to female

All-woman Ghostbusters, Ocean’s Eleven remake with actresses taking the men’s parts – it’s a ploy to refresh old ideas, and a way of putting more women in leading roles, something many see as long overdue

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The cast of 2016’s Ghostbusters (from left), Leslie Jones, Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig and Kate McKinnon. Photo: AP The cast of 2016’s Ghostbusters (from left), Leslie Jones, Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig and Kate McKinnon. Photo: AP
The cast of 2016’s Ghostbusters (from left), Leslie Jones, Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig and Kate McKinnon. Photo: AP
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