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Sandra Bullock And Melissa McCarthy Try Good-Cop/Bad-Cop In The Heat Clip
I believe that Feig’s Heat will live or die based on the chemistry shared between these two funny ladies, and there’s tremendous interplay between Bullock and McCarthy that I think is going to help turn this into a smash hit.
melissa mccarthy Sean O'Connell 2013-04-15
Melissa McCarthy And Sandra Bullock Get Tough In First Clip From The Heat
If there's anyone who can save us from what feels like an uninspiring summer movie season, it's Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy. The unlikely comic duo is teaming up for The Heat, the next film from Bridesmaids director Paul Feig that changes genres entirely, casting the two as FBI agents who aren't exactly good at working with partners
melissa mccarthy Katey Rich 2013-04-12
Melissa McCarthy Will Star Opposite A Conniving Bill Murray In St. Vincent De Van Nuys
Who could possibly picture Murray as a corrupt, thieving, lying gambler? McCarthy will play his new neighbor, a single mother whose multi-shift hospital schedule forces her hand in asking De Van Nuys to look after her good-hearted 12-year-old son. Though the elder gentleman subjects the boy to much of his bad behavior, only the positive aspects are filtered through. It’s hard to see where this project could go wrong, especially if Melfi’s script is as affecting as its buzz has implied
melissa mccarthy Nick Venable 2013-03-12
Watch Sandra Bullock, Melissa McCarthy Share Oscar's Wardrobe Secrets In The Heat Ad
Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy both attended the Academy Awards on Sunday evening as presenters, though they did not share the stage at any moment. Instead, they appeared in a clever Oscar-centric commercial for their summer buddy-cop comedy The Heat, playing up the wardrobe secret that’s helping keep Hollywood’s hottest talents in place on Oscar night.
melissa mccarthy Sean O'Connell 2013-02-24
Identity Thief Opens With Huge Friday Box Office To Take Over #1
So nearly every critic on earth hated your movie? Well if you're Identity Thief director Seth Gordon, that shouldn't matter at all. The comedy starring Melissa McCarthy and Jason Bateman scored a rough 24% on Rotten Tomatoes but made $11.2 million on Friday, easily besting fellow new release Side Effects
melissa mccarthy Katey Rich 2013-02-09
Melissa McCarthy And Ben Falcone To Make Their Directorial Debut With Tammy
The Identity Thief star will be making her directorial debut by helming Tammy herself alongside her husband, co-writer and producing partner Ben Falcone. According to the trade McCarthy-Miller was forced to drop off of the project due to scheduling issues, and while the studio tried to get Rob Reiner involved a deal couldn’t be made.
melissa mccarthy Eric Eisenberg 2013-02-07
Melissa McCarthy To Produce And Star In Three New Comedies
This weekend Melissa McCarthy will be arriving in theaters courtesy of the new comedy Identity Thief. The movie is her first starring film role since she became a breakout star in Paul Feig's Bridesmaids, earning a Best Supporting Actress Academy Award for her performance. She has landed a number of new projects since then and today she has added three (yes, three) new movies to her slate.
melissa mccarthy Eric Eisenberg 2013-02-06
Sandra Bullock, Melissa McCarthy Continue To Crush In The Heat Trailer
Melissa McCarthy has two high-profile comedies rolling into theaters over the next few weeks. Yet, while her Identity Thief (with Jason Bateman) will reach area screens first, we’re kind of looking past that to the March release of The Heat thanks to hilarious new international trailers like this one, which recently landed online.
melissa mccarthy Sean O'Connell 2013-01-24
New Identity Thief Trailer Lets Melissa McCarthy Cut Loose
Aside from a tiny role in Judd Apatow's This is 40, Melissa McCarthy hasn't actually been much of a presence at the movies this year. But her performance as Megan in last year's Bridesmaids, and the Oscar nomination that came with it, still looms large enough in pop culture that it feels like McCarthy has been everywhere
melissa mccarthy Katey Rich 2012-12-18
Bill Burr Joins Bullock And McCarthy In Paul Feig's Buddy Cop Film
Paul Feig's Bridesmaids was a fantastic demonstration of just how funny women can be, and perhaps we'll see a similar demonstration when he directs Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy in the yet-to-be-titled buddy cop film written by Katie Dippold. While the movie has already begun filming in Boston, it's apparently still adding to its cast.
melissa mccarthy Kelly West 2012-07-17
Tony Hale Joins Melissa McCarthy And Sandra Bullock's Buddy Cop Comedy
With a foundation that includes a hot director, a rising screenwriter, and two A-list comediennes, The Heat—or whatever it will eventually be called—is sure to attract a stellar array of supporting players, and chief among them is the always awesome Tony Hale
melissa mccarthy Kristy Puchko 2012-07-10
Sandra Bullock And Melissa McCarthy Teaming Up For Paul Feig Directed Buddy Cop Movie
Almost twenty years ago, Sandra Bullock brought an amusing kind of charm to her role as law enforcer Lenina Huxley in the futuristic action movie Demolition Man. From what's being reported, it looks like the Blind Side star will be back in a badge and teaming up with fellow funny lady Melissa McCarthy for a comedy written by Katie Dippold and directed by Bridesmaids' Paul Feig.
melissa mccarthy Kelly West 2012-05-19
Chris Rock Wants Melissa McCarthy For The Film He's Writing
Chris Rock had one of the most surprising and charming acting turns at this year's Sundance Film Festival, playing the beleaguered husband of Julie Delpy's character in 2 Days In New York, an energetic comedy she also directed
melissa mccarthy Katey Rich 2012-02-03
Melissa McCarthy, Jason Bateman Paired In Seth Gordon's Comedy Identity Theft
Bateman will play a man whose identity is stripped, and while the script originally was supposed to pair him with another male comedian (as the thief), the premise was shifted once the Arrested Development star saw McCarthy in Bridesmaids. That’s a big win for Theft, as multiple projects reportedly have been lobbying for McCarthy’s talents as she continues to work her way through the awards race and eyes a potential Best Supporting Actress nomination.
melissa mccarthy Sean O'Connell 2012-01-17
Judd Apatow Doesn't Want Bridesmaids 2 To Be Jaws 3D
The proposed sequel has grabbed plenty of headlines recently. First came reports that Kristen Wiig and Bridesmaids' co-writer Annie Mumolo weren't interested in making Bridesmaids 2, which led to rumors that Universal would seek to produce a cash cow sequel without them. Speculation soon surfaced that the flick's breakthrough comedienne Melissa McCarthy would shoulder the Wiig-less spin-off...
melissa mccarthy Kristy Puchko 2012-01-13
Beth McCarthy Set To Direct Melissa McCarthy's Comedy Tammy
While a Bridesmaids sequel without Kristen Wiig could be out of the question for Melissa McCarthy, we will be seeing the Mike & Molly star back on the big screen eventually. In addition to being credited for a part in the upcoming Judd Apatow comedy This is 40, McCarthy also has Tammy in the works. The comedy, which McCarthy co-wrote and will executive-produce along with her husband/Bridesmaids-love interest Ben Falcone, now has a director.
melissa mccarthy Kelly West 2012-01-09
Melissa McCarthy Won't Make Bridesmaids Sequel Without Kristen Wiig
She went on to say she hasn't been contacted with any specifics on the project, but would only consider reprising the role of Megan if its original cast and writers returned, saying, "I will show up wherever those ladies are." Without McCarthy on board (and by extension Wiig and Mumolo) it's hard to imagine where Bridesmaids 2 could go storywise.
melissa mccarthy Kristy Puchko 2012-01-09
Tate Taylor Taps Out Of Melissa McCarthy's Tammy
The same goes for Taylor, who might be wise to play the waiting game before selecting his next project. Depending on whom you trust, Taylor’s The Help could be a major player in this year’s still-developing Oscar race. And a select few Oscar trackers are saying the film’s pull could drag Taylor into the Best Director race as a result. If that’s the case, he suddenly could have his pick of a series of prestige projects, so there’s no need to jump on a film just yet.
melissa mccarthy Sean O'Connell 2011-11-21
The Help Director Tate Taylor Could Helm Melissa McCarthy's Tammy
I actually really like the idea of breakout stars working together. They all have something to prove with their next efforts, so why not work together to produce the best work that they can? Taylor proved that he can handle strong lead female characters with The Help, so Tammy seems right up his alley.
melissa mccarthy Eric Eisenberg 2011-11-04
Melissa McCarthy To Executive Produce And Possibly Star In New Line's Tammy
Melissa McCarthy is on fire. Seriously, someone douse her in ranch dressing because the woman is hot right now. Still glowing from her breakout performance in Bridesmaids, an Emmy win, and more recently hosting the funniest episode of Saturday Night Live this season, it’s evident that McCarthy is having a good year. What’s on the horizon for her? Quite possibly a starring role in New Line’s Tammy.
melissa mccarthy Kelly West 2011-10-18
Jason Bateman Rewrites His Next Comedy ID Theft So Melissa McCarthy Can Co-Star
Of all the R-rated comedies that were hits this summer, and all the actors who suddenly seemed like hot properties as a result, it's hard to imagine two people who benefited more than Jason Bateman and Melissa McCarthy. They each had big hits with Horrible Bosses and Bridesmaids
melissa mccarthy Katey Rich 2011-08-15
Melissa McCarthy And Ryan Lee Join Judd Apatow's Knocked Up Spin-Off
While I can't imagine their parts will be very big, this is fantastic news. Lee's braced-faced pyromaniac was my favorite character in Super 8 and I'm not sure I can heap more praise on to McCarthy without repeating what thousands of other critics have said. If there's one thing that Apatow has proven over his many years in the industry it's that he has an amazing eye for talent, and it seems that he's using it well.
melissa mccarthy Eric Eisenberg 2011-07-07
Jon Hamm Could Romance Melissa McCarthy In Paul Feig's Next Film
Every actor lucky enough to be part of Bridesmaids seemed to get a boost from what's doubtlessly the funniest comedy so far this year-- Kristen Wiig got the most attention in the lead role, of course, but with Chris O'Dowd, Jon Hamm, Rose Byrne and Melissa McCarthy all stealing scenes right and left
melissa mccarthy Katey Rich 2011-06-16
Bridesmaids Co-Writer Annie Mumalo And Star Melissa McCarthy Pitch Their Next Project
Before you get too excited about this new renaissance of female-led comedies, remember that selling a pitch to a studio is a long, long way from getting a movie made, and any number of things could get in the way of this film becoming a reality. For now, though, there's no reason not to look forward to it
melissa mccarthy Katey Rich 2011-05-13
Bridesmaids Trailer: Women Can Be Funny And Gross Too
It's our first look at the trailer that, if there is any justice in the world, will finally settle the debate about whether or not women can be funny
melissa mccarthy Katey Rich 2011-02-01
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