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Dan Aykroyd: "Ghostbusters" will be "a massive hit movie"

Not only is Dan Aykroyd involved as an executive producer for the new "Ghostbusters" film, but reports surfacing Wednesday confirm that he will also make a cameo.

No details have been unveiled, but the original "Ghostbusters" star wrote about being on the set in a tweet that's now been deleted.

The upcoming Paul Feig-directed reboot is female-focused, with Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon stepping into uniform.

Aykroyd recently told CBS News that he has high hopes for the remake.

"My heart soars for Melissa, Kate, Leslie and Kristen. They're going to have the time of their lives. They're going to have a ball. And they're going to deliver a massive hit movie. It's so well-written. The voices are strong and it's just really really exciting. I couldn't be more pleased," Aykroyd told CBS News while chatting about the upcoming St. Lawrence International Film Festival "Blues Brothers" 35th Anniversary.

Aykroyd starred in the original "Ghostbusters" movie about unemployed parapsychology professors who set up shop as a unique ghost removal service. The 1984 film starred Aykroyd, Bill Murray, Harold Ramis, Rick Moranis and Sigourney Weaver.

"Ghostbusters" is expected to land in theaters on July 22, 2016.

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