Director Paul Feig has promised not to "ruin" childhoods with the Ghostbusters reboot.

The 52-year-old star took to Twitter to tell the "reboot haters" that he will try his best to make the movie live up to the original, writing, "Happy New Year to everybody, even the Ghostbusters reboot haters. I love you all. I promise I will try not to ruin your childhoods. #iswear."

Feig has previously directed The Heat and Bridesmaids.