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Melissa McCarthy

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Melissa McCarthy and Jason Statham Set To Join Forces In Spy Comedy Susan Cooper



Watch carefully. I’m about to progressively add words to a statement. Every time I do this, the awesomeness of said statement will increase.

Melissa McCarthy.
Melissa McCarthy in a movie.
Melissa McCarthy in a spy movie.
Melissa McCarthy as the leading role in a spy movie.
Melissa McCarthy as the leading role in a spy movie, with Jason Statham as her co-star.

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Things We Saw Today: Veronica Mars Marshmallows

Yes, I very, very, very much need these Veronica Mars marshmallows from Cakes Cove in my life to munch on while I do my rewatch. (via That’s Nerdalicious)

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Bullock and McCarthy Hilarious Bloopers From The Heat

You’ve heard about Sandra Bullock‘s breathtaking performance as an astronaut fighting for her life in this year’s Gravity. Now watch her put a peanut up her nose and pretend to kick Melissa McCarthy in the face in these clips, put together in honor of the movie’s home video release today. It’s basically the same thing. Video autoplays after the jump:

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Melissa McCarthy To Play Paul Feig’s New Lady James Bond?

Bridesmaids and The Heat director-producer Paul Feig has expressed interest in making a James Bond parody film in the past, but only now are we hearing rumors about the casting! The lovely and hilarious Melissa McCarthy is his choice for the role, and we think she’d be perfect.

Under the cut for details about the film’s plot!

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Things We Saw Today: Hey, People at SDCC. Buy Us Some Direwolf Plushies.

Yes, but do any of these SDCC-exclusive stuffed direwolves [Game of Thrones season three finale spoiler] have a detachable head? Head to io9 for Factory Entertainment’s three-eyed-crow and dragon egg plushies.

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Melissa McCarthy Outperforms Comedy’s Leading Men. Remind Me Again Why ‘Women Aren’t Funny’?

We all know that Melissa McCarthy is on a roll– between Bridesmaids, Identity Theft, and now the $40 million dollar opening of her buddy-cop movie The Heat, this lady is on fire.

What you may not know is this: McCarthy is also outperforming her male comedian colleagues and co-stars by millions.

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Things We Saw Today: Gina Torres is Our Big Damn Hero in Wonder Woman Fan Art

This illustration of Gina Torres as Wonder Woman by artist oneoffkritik has ruined all other Wonder Woman casting choices.  Now can Joss Whedon direct it? (via Prove Your Body Wrong Tumblr)

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Kristen Wiig Expands On Why She Turned Down Bridesmaids 2


In case any thought of a new Bridesmaids movie still existed, we can put another nail in the sequel’s coffin. Despite the great success of 2011′s original comedy, Bridesmaids, writer and star Kristen Wiig has said that she will not be writing a sequel.  With costar Melissa McCarthy in the new Buddy-cop comedy The Heat, helmed by Bridesmaids director Paul Feig, the creative forces behind Bridesmaids are certainly in the spotlight again, which means that once again Wiig’s been asked about her decision not to create another installment in the series as she moves on with her career, by Harper’s Bazaar.

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The Heat Gets an Explosive Mondo Poster

Melissa McCarthy and Sandra Bullock‘s The Heat has had many posters, some better than others, that have tried to show us how badass the two will be when the movie hits theaters June 28th.  Mondo got the design just right, though, with their 80′s style poster for the buddy cop film, which gives us a flying cat, a good amount of fire, and Bullock and McCarthy at their coolest, rising out of the flames. These posters will be given out at 10 pm showtimes on the 27th at Alamo Drafthouse Thearters around the U.S.

(via Entertainment Weekly)

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Melissa McCarthy Responds to Critic Who Personally Insulted Her While Reviewing Identity Thief

Comedian Melissa McCarthy recently responded to the vitriolic comments made by film critic Rex Reed towards her in a New York Observer review of Identity Thief back in February.  Where Reed was unnecesarily cruel, and stepped far beyond his role as a movie critic in his descriptions and condemnations of McCarthy, McCarthy’s response is classy and level headed.

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