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Melissa McCarthy Robs A Burger Joint In The First Trailer For Tammy
Based on a script co-written by McCarthy and her husband/producing partner Ben Falcone (who is also directing), the film begins as titular character (McCarthy) starts the worst day of her life. She crashes her car, loses her job at the local burger stand, and then returns home to discover that her husband has been having an affair with a neighbor.
Melissa McCarthy Throws An Extra Off The Set Of Tammy For Allegedly Abusing A Child
The situation became an issue when McCarthy caught the mother jerking the child in the air by the wrist. Unsurprisingly, McCarthy fired the woman and had production assistants take the woman off the premises, the actress saying she wouldnít tolerate abuse on her set.
Dan Aykroyd And Allison Janney Join Melissa McCarthy's Tammy
Tammyís plot revolves around Tammy, (McCarthy) who is having one of the worst days of her life and finds herself fired from her job before discovering her husband is cheating on her. For her sanityís sake, she decides to hit the road with her cussiní, booziní grandmother (Sarandon) whose lesbian friend (Bates) helps them out on their trip. Tammy meets a strange man (Duplass) along the way, and they develop an unusual relationship. Aykroyd will play Duplassí father, who also encounters the ladies on their journey
Susan Sarandon And Kathy Bates May Join Melissa McCarthy's Tammy
Co-written by the Oscar nominee and her husband Ben Falcone, the raunchy comedy tells the story of a woman who loses her job and discovers her husband cheating, and decides to go on a long road trip with her alcoholic, foul-mouthed diabetic grandmother.
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 couldnít be made.
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.
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, Taylorís The Help could be a major player in this yearís still-developing Oscar race. And a select few Oscar trackers are saying the filmís pull could drag Taylor into the Best Director race as a result. If thatís the case, he suddenly could have his pick of a series of prestige projects, so thereís no need to jump on a film just yet.
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 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, itís evident that McCarthy is having a good year. Whatís on the horizon for her? Quite possibly a starring role in New Lineís Tammy.