• Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones, Kate McKinnon, and Melissa McCarthy are Paul Feig's Ghostbusters.

Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones, Kate McKinnon, and Melissa McCarthy are Paul Feig's Ghostbusters. (Photo : Instagram/ghostbustersnet)

"Ghostbusters" director Paul Feig has expressed his desire to eliminate sexism in Hollywood.

In his interview with The Wrap, Feig said that if a woman was an equal box office draw and she was being paid less than a man, then that was criminal. For the "Ghostbusters" filmmaker, he would not have allowed that to happen.

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Feig also said that the industry needed more leading roles for women. He added that they did not have to be "strong female characters," as he hated that terminology. For the director, people had weaknesses, vulnerability, and insecurity; he added that they did not have to be superhuman because it would not have been a good role if they were not completely human, which would make them relatable.

Social media had also helped Feig in his take on his upcoming "Ghostbusters." In his interview, the director said that while 500 people did not speak for 500 million people, it would allow one to see what people were worried about.

While it helped the director tweak things for his upcoming films, media was also responsible for leaked information, such as Ernie Hudson and Sigourney Weaver's cameo appearances and Chris Hemworth's costume, according to Cinema Blend. But for Feig, social media was a considerably important tool, as it had been like he had had a dinner companion, especially to an only child.

Aside from ensuring that women get paid at par with their male counterparts in the industry, Feig also voiced his thoughts on the reason he avoided producing sequels to the biggest hits, as well as the pitfall of social media and the "spoiler culture" it broods.

Feig's upcoming "Ghostbusters" will most likely follow the same premise in Ivan Reitman's 1984 "Ghostbusters," which followed parapsychology professors who set up a shop as their unique ghost removal service.

"Ghostbusters" is set to showcase a blend of old and new cast members and stars four women as the Ghostbusters. The film stars Weaver, Hudson, Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Annie Potts, Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Leslie Jones, Kate McKinnon, and Hemsworth, among others.

Feig's "Ghostbusters" is slated to premiere in theaters in the United States on July 15, 2016.