Paul Rudd joins the new Ghostbusters sequel

• Paul Rudd is in final negotiations to join Jason Reitman's Ghostbusters. The specifics of his role are under wraps, but sources say he'll be playing a teacher.

• Not much is known about the film, but the story is said to take place in the original Ghostbusters universe and focuses on a single mother and her family, with her young daughter being the lead character. Carrie Coon will play the single mother, and Mckenna Grace and Finn Wolfhard play her children.

• At a recent Ghostbusters fan event Reitman confirmed that Sigourney Weaver, Bill Murray, Dan Akroyd, and Ernie Hudson had all read the script igniting rumors that they would reprise their iconic roles in the film.

• The film will begin shooting next month.