4. The Right Nemesis
No, we don’t mean the nasty spirits. The guys – particularly Bill Murray – thrive on having some City Hall stuffed shirt or random busybody to bounce off of when the going gets tough. We had the inestimable William Atherton in the original, while Kurt Fuller gave great smarm in Ghostbusters II.
For the new one, we’d like to see someone like Arrested Development’s Tony Hale, who is providing some excellently snide and pompous work on US TV comedy drama Chuck.
5. A Solid Leading Lady
Sigourney Weaver might drop in for a cameo, but the new team will need someone on the level of Dana Barrett, and that’s not easy given that whoever takes the role will be living up to Weaver’s spitfire.
Anne Hathaway’s got good comedy chops and if they’re going for an even younger angle, what about Ellen Page? She gives great, sarcastic line readings when required…