These days, there isn’t a comedy that Melissa McCarthy can’t turn into a hit, and next summer, she’s lining up two big projects. Of course, you already know about “Ghostbusters,” which brings the proton packs back with a whole new crew. But first will be “The Boss,” formerly known as Michelle Darnell, and the first trailer for the laffer has landed.
Kristen Bell, Peter Dinklage, and Kathy Bates co-star in the picture directed by Ben Falcone about a disgraced tycoon looking for a second chance. Here’s the official synopsis: Academy Award®-nominated star Melissa McCarthy (Bridesmaids, The Heat, Tammy) headlines ‘The Boss’ as a titan of industry who is sent to prison after she’s caught for insider trading. When she emerges ready to rebrand herself as America’s latest sweetheart, not everyone she screwed over is so quick to forgive and forget.
“The Boss” opens on April 8, 2016. Watch below.