Neil Casey is set to play the villain in Ghostbusters, Sony’s female-driven reboot of the comedy franchise that is being directed by Paul Feig.
Casey is a writer and actor whose writing credits include Saturday Night Live, where three of the film’s leads — Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones — come from. Melissa McCarthy, has guest hosted SNL over the past few years.
Casey also has written for Inside Amy Schumer and The Kroll Show. His acting credits include Veep, Broad City, Playing House, The League and the SXSW film Fort Tilden, which won the 2014 Grand Jury Award for Best Narrative Feature. He currently stars in Feig’s Yahoo original series Other Space.
The casting announcements for Ghostbusters have been coming in thick and fast of late, We posted yesterday that Michael K.Williams had also joined the cast