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Dan Aykroyd has a cameo in new 'Ghostbusters'

Though he won't be playing a prominent role, Dan Aykroyd is coming back for a cameo in the all-female "Ghostbusters" movie. And he still ain't afraid of no ghosts.

The original "Ghostbusters" crew from the 1984 movie. Columbia

Listen! You smell something?

That smell might just be Dan Aykroyd, who sent out a Tweet on Tuesday confirming that he has a cameo in the upcoming "Ghostbusters" franchise reboot. The tweet has since been deleted, but Indie Revolver grabbed a screenshot before it was deleted. In the tweet, Aykroyd stated he was on set filming his scene with the "funny, beautiful" Kristen Wiig, adding that the all-female "Ghostbusters" crew is "adorable, hilarious and badass."

Entertainment Weekly also spotted Aykroyd's tweet and confirmed with Aykroyd's representatives his involvement in Paul Feig's "Ghostbusters" reboot.

Beyond knowing that Aykroyd has a cameo of some kind, we don't really know anything about his role. Given that the new "Ghostbusters" is expected not to be a continuation of the original series, Aykroyd probably isn't reprising his role as Dr. Raymond Stantz but will instead play a new, minor character in the movie.

Indie Revolver's source, who's supposedly on set and involved in the production, suggests Aykroyd will play a cab driver in the film, denying Wiig's character access to his cab before delivering the classic line from the "Ghostbusters" theme song: "I ain't afraid of no ghosts."

It's unclear who else might have a cameo in the new "Ghostbusters." It's been rumored that Bill Murray might appear, and both Sigourney Weaver and Ernie Hudson have said they wanted in too. Sony Pictures did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

For now, like always, we'll just have to wait and see how it all plays out. And that wait will be a long one, as Feig's "Ghostbusters" isn't expected to bust ghosts in theaters until July 2016.