The director of the 2016 “Ghostbusters” on Thursday called out Sony Pictures for omitting the film from its “Ultimate Collection” boxed set of the franchise.

SlashFilm responds to an article about apparent insensitivity Paul Feig wrote in a tweet addressed to the studio: “I know this must be a mistake.”

“We do have a lot of fans and Bill [Murray], Dan [Aykroyd]Ernie [Hudson] were in it and it won the Kids Choice Award for Best Feature Film the year it came out,” he said. “So, I guess this was just an oversight?”

The DVD compilation of the comedy-horror franchise, due out in February, includes the original “Ghostbusters” (1984) “Ghostbusters II” (1989) and “Ghostbusters: Afterlife,” which has grossed more than $175 million worldwideSince its November 19 publication.

However, the 2016 film reboot, starring Kristen Wiig as Kristen McCarthy, Leslie Jones, Kate McKinnon and Melissa McCarthy appears to have been ghosted. Film received a 75% among criticsRotten Tomatoes is a review-aggregating platform that awards around $200,000 per year. $229 million globally.

“Omitting the film from a box-set called the ‘Ultimate Collection’ is factually inaccurate, straight-up disrespectful to everyone who worked on that film, and is one hell of a problematic act of blatant erasure,” SlashFilm wrote.

Sony Pictures didn’t immediately respond to HuffPost’s request for comment.

Paul Feig, director of “Ghostbusters”, with Kristen Wiig, Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy and Kate McKinnon in 2016.
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