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Genie Trailer Promises Holiday Hijinks On Peacock This Season
It stars Melissa McCarthy, Paapu Essiedu, Marc Maron (GLOW), Luis Guzmán (Hightown), Tate Ellington (The Brave), and LaChanze (Broadway's The Color Purple) It is directed by Sam Boyd from a script by Love Actually writer Richard Curtis This will be one of their big holiday releases on Peacock, with McCarthy playing a genie released to help[...]
Ghostbusters (2016)
What makes it paltry, you ask? It includes only a digital copy of Ghostbusters: Answer the Call to add to the existing set containing a physical and digital copy of the Ivan Reitman-directed 1984 original, 1989 sequel Ghostbusters II, and Jason Reitman's Ghostbusters: Afterlife currently in theaters. Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, Kristen Wiig in[...]
Ghostbusters (2016)
It was a reboot that starred Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon, Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones, and Chris Hemsworth. Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, Kristen Wiig in Ghostbusters (2016) Image courtesy of Sony How Both Recent Ghostbusters Films Were Endorsed by Original Cast Feig took to Twitter to (rightfully) lodge his protest to Sony for the exclusion adding the[...]
nine perfect strangers
Kelley, John Henry Butterworth, and Samantha Strauss, and co-showrun by Kelley and Butterworth, the project is based on author Liane Moriarty's (Big Little Lies) recent novel and stems from Kelley, Bruna Papandrea's Made Up Stories, star Nicole Kidman's Blossom Films, and Endeavor Content. The streaming limited series boasts an impressive cast that includes Kidman as Masha, Melissa[...]
Thunder Force Trailer Debuts, McCarthy/Spencer Comedy On Netflix Soon
Thunder Force is a new film hitting Netflix next Friday, starring Melissa McCarthy and Octavia Spencer The soundtrack to the film features a new single, "Thunder Force," which was written by composer Fil Eisler for the film alongside Scott Ian (Anthrax) and Corey Taylor (Slipknot & Stone Sour) and features a star-studded lineup of metal[...]
Melissa McCarthy attends the premiere of "Can You Ever Forgive Me?" at the SVA Theater on October 14, 2018, in New York City. Editorial credit: JStone /
Netflix has acquired the rights to a new Melissa McCarthy film titled The Starling The film is finished filming and is in the post production stage The news was first reported by Deadline.The film stars McCarthy, Kevin Kline, Chris O'Dowd, Timothy Olyphant In it, "McCarthy and O'Dowd play a married couple trying to rebuild their[...]
9 Times Melissa McCarthy Was Everything (Including "The Kitchen")
Melissa McCarthy is one of the most versatile and talented actors working today Comedy, drama, action, sweet, spicy, salty, dirty, or squeaky clean, she can play anything So with her anchoring the crime drama The Kitchen coming out this weekend, it seems like the proper time to highlight some of her best work. Let's start from[...]
Bill Murray
Murray and Ramis didn't speak for 20 years and made up in Ramis' final days prior to his passing in 2014. Murray did accept a role in Paul Feig's female-centric Ghostbusters in 2016, citing his friendship with co-stars Kate McKinnon and Melissa McCarthy. "I was in that movie just because they asked me, and I knew if[...]
Melissa McCarthy and Octavia Spencer
Melissa McCarthy and Octavia Spencer are in talks to star in the Netflix film, Thunder Force, where they could play two women who gain superpowers with presumably hilarious results. credit: s_bukley / Thunder Force will be written, produced and directed by McCarthy's husband, Ben Falcone Joining him on producing are Marc Platt and McCarthy[...]
Melissa McCarthy Wants to See Jason Reitman's 'Ghostbusters 3'
Oscar nominee Melissa McCarthy has finally commented on the upcoming reboot Ghostbusters 3 film from Sony and writer/director Jason Reitman This reboot will reportedly NOT include any of the ladies from the 2016 female-fronted Ghostbusters film which McCarthy starred in along with Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones, and Kate McKinnon. Melissa McCarthyPhoto by JStone / McCarthy, who was nominated in the leading actress category[...]
Remembering Stan Lee, Migos' Carpool Karaoke, and Time Travel Sasquatch Adventures with Colbert (BC's Late-Night Rewind)
No biggie…right? But did you also know he apparently has an extremely colorful past helping scam veterans out of millions of dollars investing in fake inventions like time travel devices, or toilets designed for men with extremely large penises? Stephen Colbert breaks it down…and someone will get SQUATCHED! can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled:[...]
[Review] 'The Happytime Murders' Had So Much Potential
The live-action cast also is pretty great, even though yes, this reviewer isn't the biggest fan of Melissa McCarthy She's actually pretty damn enjoyable here as detective Connie Edwards, former partner to puppet Phil Philips, played by Bill Burretta Maya Rudolph, while brilliant, is almost underused here. Joel McHale seems to excel at playing this type of dude, and you[...]
Life of the Party Review: Saved by a Heartfelt Melissa McCarthy
For full disclosure, I have never liked Melissa McCarthy's performances In nearly every instance writers and directors have her doing lower-tier comedy and using her as the klutz with two left feet or as less than the very intelligent woman that she is Even before the screening of Life of the Party had begin I[...]
Melissa McCarthy Joins Tiffany Haddish in 'The Kitchen'
Now, schedule-obsessed Hollywood gossip rag Deadline reports that Melissa McCarthy has joined the cast. Here's the synopsis of the comic book: New York City, late 1970s Times Square is a haven for sex and drugs The city teeters on the verge of bankruptcy, while blackouts can strike at any moment This is the world of THE KITCHEN. The Irish[...]
Saturday Night Live Adds 3 Featured Players, 7 Writers For Season 43
SNL walked away from this year's Emmy awards with nine awards (the most for any program that night), including: Outstanding Variety Sketch Series; Outstanding Supporting Actor and Actress in a Comedy Series (Alec Baldwin, Kate McKinnon); and Outstanding Guest Actor and Actress in a Comedy Series (Dave Chappelle, Melissa McCarthy). For SNL creator Lorne Michaels, the[...]
saturday night live
In addition, the show scooped up two guest Emmys for Melissa McCarthy and Dave Chappelle from last weekend's Creative Arts Emmys ceremony. Though the awards and recognition for their work is always appreciated, Michaels is more interested in knowing that he's doing right by those watching at home Speaking to the press after last night's awards[...]
Sean Spicer
Simpson (possibly), and Melissa McCarthy's impression of him on Saturday Night Live helped rocket the the skit comedy show back into importance. But the former spokeman for the RNC's days seemed to be numbered when he stopped doing on-air briefings, Sarah Huckabee Sanders stepped in more often — and then there was the day he was[...]
'Molly's Game' And 'The Happytime Murders' Get Release Dates
It doesn't get much more niche than a murder mystery with a bunch of Jim Henson puppets. STX must have liked the concept as they saved it from oblivion and brought Melissa McCarthy on to star The story is by Todd Berger & Dee Robertson; while the screenplay is written by Berger with revisions by Erich[...]
The Ghostbusters Roll Out And Kick Butt In 2 Clips
We've got two clips for the upcoming Ghostbuster movie that stars Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones, Kate McKinnon and Chris Hemsworth The first clip is called "Let's Go" and features the team getting their first call and rolling out Ecto-1 for the first time The second is called "Super Battle" but I think I[...]
The Gadgets Of The Ghostbusters
When I was a kid, I wanted a Proton-Pack from Ghostbusters. They looked awesome and were a huge part of the movie. With the release of the new
Bill Murray Gives His Thoughts On The New Ghostbusters
Murray gave the film a very positive review that was agreed upon by the others including another original film alum, Annie Potts. The new Ghostbusters are Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones. [youtube][/youtube] The new Ghostbusters film is in theaters now and the cast, including original Ghostbusters Dan Aykroyd, Ernie Hudson and Bill Murray,[...]
Paul Feig Reveals The Suited Up Ghostbusters
Here we have the first pick of Leslie Jones, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon and Kristen Wiig in their Ghostbusters gear in front of Ecto-1 The image was posted to twitter by director Paul Feig.   #whoyougonnacall — Paul Feig (@paulfeig) July 10, 2015 Here we have the first pick of Leslie Jones, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon and[...]
Could Melissa McCarthy Take Vin Diesel? The Rock Thinks So
It seems MTV is trying to get Melissa McCarthy into the Fast and Furious movies as they pose the question to her and Jason Statham about the actress playing a Shaw sibling Then they asked Dwayne Johnson if McCarthy could take Vin Diesel which he totally thinks she could. Seems like MTV is trying to start something[...]
Peter Dinklage Joins Melissa McCarthy In Universal's Michelle Darnell
Peter Dinklage (Game of Thrones) is joining Melissa McCarthy (Bridesmaids) in a new comedy called Michelle Darnell The film is based on an original character created by McCarthy, a powerful business woman who is sent to jail for insider trading and upon her release tries to rebrand herself as America's Sweetheart The film is being[...]
Sony Casts Its All Female Ghostbusters Remake
The four main characters are going to be Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon. McCarthy and Wiig both worked with Feig in Bridesmaids while Jones and McKinnon are from Saturday Night Live.   [Source: THR] Sony has announced that its all-female Ghostbusters remake directed by Paul Feig has been cast The four main characters are[...]
Trailer For Spy With Melissa McCarthy, Jude Law, Jason Statham
Spy is the latest Melissa McCarthy film about a CIA analyst that gets put into the field Directed by Paul Feig, the movie also stars Jude Law, Jason Statham, Rose Byrne and Allison Janney. Susan Cooper is an unassuming, deskbound CIA analyst, and the unsung hero behind the Agency's most dangerous missions But when her partner[...]