A little over two months ago, we learned that Thor himself, Chris Hemsworth, had signed on to Paul Feig’s Ghostbusters remake to play Kevin, the receptionist. As opposed to the sardonic and eccentric Janine Melnitz, the receptionist portrayed by Annie Potts in the original two films, many assumed that Hemsworth’s casting meant the new Ghostbusters were interested in having a slice of beefcake answering the phones.
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Well, according to new set pictures that have surfaced from Just Jared, there is a chance Hemsworth’s Kevin is going to be a little more brainy than we originally thought.
Yep, that is Kevin decked out in his own set of coveralls, and some nice nerd-wear spectacles. Of course, this picture doesn’t prove that Kevin is smart enough to be using the Ghostbuster equipment that the team will design and use. In fact, it seems Kevin is not actually a part of the team, and this may be a Louis Tully moment of a side character deciding to gear up in an attempt to get in on the action of the final confrontation in the film. Closer inspection will show that the name tag on the uniform is actually duct tape, and the name Kevin is written on it in permanent marker. Take a closer look below.
Even the name on the tag looks like it was written by a child, so there is a chance that the character will actually go the complete opposite direction and be even dumber than we initially thought. Either way, he sure does look good doing it.
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HT, Images: Just Jared