After the first Ghostbusters teaser dropped this morning, intrepid fans have been analysing every frame for additional clues. Mining for easter eggs is indeed a lengthy task, and yet, it didn’t take folks long to discover a hidden URL on Erin Gilbert’s whiteboard that points toward a viral site. Disguised as the Kenneth P. Higgins Institue Of Science, it only takes a few moments to realize that this is all about the Ghostbusters.
And it’s a fun portal, too. Located at paranormalstudieslab.com, it’s packed with plenty of additional materials that warrant exploration. There’s schematics detailing the gang’s proton packs, ghost traps and the ECTO-1, and a behind-the-scenes featurette that dips into the hows and whys of ghostbusting.
Between now and the movie’s release date we can expect even more details to emerge, but until then? These morsels are a terrific start to the marketing madness. Roll on trailer number two…
Starring Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon, Kristen Wiig, and Leslie Jones as the new roster of paranormal investigators, Paul Feig’s Ghostbusters opens in theaters worldwide on July 15, 2016.
Ghostbusters makes its long-awaited return, rebooted with a cast of hilarious new characters. Thirty years after the beloved original franchise took the world by storm, director Paul Feig brings his fresh take to the supernatural comedy, joined by some of the funniest actors working today – Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, and Chris Hemsworth. This summer, they’re here to save the world!