Melissa McCarthy, star of the upcoming Ghostbusters movie, has some issues with the film's trailer.
During an appearance on The John, Jay & Rich Show, McCarthy was asked about the negative reception the trailer had received from people. The actress admitted that she had similar qualms with the use of the word "reboot" and had brought it up to the team before the trailer went live.
"I know it's weird that they say "30 years ago" in the trailer, but in this movie, it's like the first one didn't happen," McCarthy said. "It's a great story but it's totally different."
McCarthy said that when she brought up the issue she had with it, addressing that the movie does not rely on the first one to make sense, she was blatantly ignored.
"I think that it's very confusing," McCarthy said. "But then everyone said, 'we don't care what you think.'"
The Ghostbusters trailer, which was released in March, has become one of the most down voted trailers on YouTube. Director Paul Feig spoke to The Guardian about the level of hatred people seemed to have for the video, calling the campaign against the movie, "a non-starter." Feig added that while he could sympathize with people who didn't want "an old-property touched" he had no patience for people who were upset about the film starring women.
Ghostbusters, which stars McCarthy alongside Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones and Kristen Wiig, hits theaters July 15.