Ozzy Osbourne Rumored To Appear In New Ghostbusters Movie

A few weeks back it was announced metal fans were being recruited for a concert scene in the upcoming Ghostbusters reboot, and now rumors are circulating that Ozzy Osbourne will appear in the flick. The Boston Herald had this to say:

“So rumor from the ‘Ghostbusters’ set is that the Prince of Darkness himself, Ozzy Osbourne, was the headliner at the heavy-metal concert scene director Paul Feig shot all last week at the Citi Wang Theatre.

“Our spy on the scene overheard a couple of crew members talking about the Black Sabbath frontman outside the theater where Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones were working.

“And posters outside the theater advertised a ‘Rock Revenge Fest featuring Ozzy Osbourne’ as part of a ’12 Hour Marathon of Metal.'”

This upcoming reboot of the classic franchise is being directed by Paul Feig (Bridesmaids, The Office, Nurse Jackie) and stars Mellisa McCarthy and Kristen Wiig.

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Boston Metal Heads Wanted For Ghostbusters Filming

Boston area metal heads will have the chance to take part in the upcoming Ghostbusters reboot, as a casting call just went out for “people who look like metal heads” for a scene to be filmed at the end of the month. BostonGlobe.com reports:

“Ghostbusters” is filming a big concert scene at the Wang next week, and the movie’s casting director is looking for extras. Billy Dowd Casting says it’s looking for people 35 and under — as well as older people who look like metal heads — to play the audience at a heavy metal concert in a scene that films from July 28 to 30.

Dowd warns that the job doesn’t pay big bucks — but parking and lunch are included, and perhaps you’ll see some ghost-busting in action. To apply, send a clear and recent photo with your name, age, and number to heavy
metalcasting2015[at]gmail.com.

This upcoming reboot of the Ghostbusters franchise will be directed by Paul Feig (director of the 2011 comedy Bridesmaids as well as several episodes of The Office and Nurse Jackie) and stars an all-female cast that ain’t afraid of no ghosts this time around, including Mellisa McCarthy and Kristen Wiig.

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