The Ghostbusters Sequel Filmed in Chinatown Yesterday [PHOTOS]

Posted on: September 21st, 2015 at 5:12 am by

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The new Ecto-1 on Eldridge St.

After all the hoopla and backlash about filming the all female Ghostbusters sequel (nay, reboot) in Boston, production was centered back in the Gotham the last week. A homecoming of sorts. We caught the crew shooting scenes on Henry Street yesterday, operating under the misleading guise of “Flapjack.”

We happened upon one set outside the Episcopal Church of Our Savior at 48 Henry Street. Much of the afternoon was spent capturing reaction shots to a ghoul inside the house of worship.

The new Ecto-1 – now a hearse instead of a tricked-out 1959 Cadillac ambulance – was also spotted at the bottom of Eldridge Street. It’ll meet its match, though. There is also a Ghostbusters motorcycle code-named Ecto-2 which was in tow yesterday, as well.

The reboot features four females in the lead ghost-busting roles – Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Leslie Jones, and Kate McKinnon. (Three of four came through the SNL assembly line.) In related news, four original Ghostbusters actors will return for cameos, though unlikely in character. Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Annie Potts, and Ernie Hudson are all on board. It comes out July 15, 2016.

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The new Ecto-2 motorcycle, Photo: Justin Den Herder

[h/t Shawn Chittle]

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