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Chris O'Dowd and Paul Feig trolled people by teasing an all-female remake of Back To The Future

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PAUL FEIG HAS directed some very funny films over the years – Bridesmaids, Spy and The Heat, to name but a few.

Last year, he endured endless abuse for having the gall to remake Ghostbusters with a quartet of funny women. Despite this, the film received favourable reviews and earned nearly $230 million at the box office, demonstrating the appetite for female-led blockbusters.

Yesterday Feig decided to troll this detractors by teasing yet another all-girl remake. For the day that was in it, you know yourself.

Introducing gender-swapped Back To The Future, the film you never knew you wanted and now simply must have.

Imagine Kate McKinnon as Doc! The dream, tbh.

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People were like, “Good one, but make this happen, pls.”

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Even if there’s potential for some really icky plotlines.

Our own Chris O’Dowd even offered to play Lorraine.

A perfect fit.

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While it might seem a little far-fetched, gender-swapped reboots are all the rage in Hollywood right now.

An all-female reboot of the Ocean’s franchise is due in cinemas next summer and a gender-flipped remake of Splash starring Channing Tatum and Jillian Bell is currently in production.

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Maybe this Back To The Future thing isn’t so wild after all…

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