The first major casting news from Jason Reitman's upcoming Ghostbusters revival has been revealed with leaked audition tapes for the film including a familiar face to Black Mirror fans.
The auditions reveal Sarah Abbott, the child star of the Season 4 episode "Arkangel," reading for one of the reported main characters from the film. The tape has Abbott read for an unnamed preteen girl who is socially awkward and really into science.
The leaked audition comes with the reveal that four of the main characters in the film are expected to be four preteens: two boys and two girls. The tape has the role Abbott is auditioning for attempt to tell a joke, only to inadvertently hurt her friends' feelings.
In addition to the new characters' revealed by the audition tapes, the report comes with the news that the Sony production is currently targeting a late spring or early summer start for principal photography to meet its July 2020 release date.
Directed and co-written by Jason Reitman with Gil Kenan (Monster House), the upcoming Ghostbusters revival is scheduled to be released on July 20, 2020.
(via HN Entertainment)