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Ernie Hudson Joins New Ghostbusters

Hudson joins fellow original stars Dan Akroyd and Bill Murray in the new film

Sadie Gennis

Ernie Hudson will appear in the upcoming Ghostbusters reboot, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Though Hudson originally said that an all-female Ghostbustersfilm "would be a bad idea," the actor came around after Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy,Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon were cast.

Hudson joins fellow original Ghostbusters Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd in thePaul Feig-directed film.

Ghostbusters hits theaters on July 22, 2016.