Sigourney Weaver confirms she will return for upcoming Ghostbusters film

Sigourney Weaver has confirmed she will return for the new Ghostbusters film, directed by Jason Reitman.

Weaver made the announcement in an interview with Parade, saying she will reprise her role as Dana Barrett in the upcoming installment, Ghostbusters 3. 

"It's going to be crazy working with the guys again," Weaver said in the interview.

Weaver is "set to reunite" with original cast members for the reboot, including Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd and Ernie Hudson - all of whom have dropped hints about reprising their roles as Peter Venkman, Raymond 'Ray' Stantz and Winston Zeddemore respectively.

NME reports the movie is scheduled for release in July 2020. Little else is known about the film, which follows the 1984 original, a 1989 sequel and a 2016 reboot.

The 2016 female-led Ghostbusters, starring Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones, will have little to do with Reitman's forthcoming film, NME reports.

"I have so much respect for what Paul [director Paul Feig] created with those brilliant actresses... however, this new movie will follow the trajectory of the original [1984] film," Reitman recently said.

The original Ghostbusters was released in 1984 and was directed by Ivan Reitman, Jason Reitman's father.