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    Trailer Watch: The Heat - Written by Katie Dippold, Starring Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy

    The Heat, written by Katie Dippold and directed by Bridesmaids director Paul Feig brings together two stars Melissa McCarthy and Sandra Bullock as a tough Boston cop and uptight FBI agent respectively who are assigned to work together to bring down a drug lord. Neither has had much luck in working w...

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    Watch: Melissa McCarthy & Sandra Bullock Feel 'The Heat' In Trailer For New Comedy From 'Bridesmaids' Director Paul Feig

    What happens when a fussy, by-the-books FBI agent teams up with a street-wise, rule-bending Boston cop? Hilarity, we suppose, but you can see for yourself as the first trailer for "Bridesmaids" director Paul Feig's "The Heat" is here.

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    Trailer Watch: Identity Thief - Starring Melissa McCarthy

    Diana (the hilarious and amazing Melissa McCarthy) steals the identity of Sandy (Jason Bateman) and uses his money to live the good life in Miami. A week before his life (and credit) falls apart, Sandy decides to go find Diana.

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    Watch: Jason Bateman & Melissa McCarthy Rumble In Trailer For 'Identity Thief'

    If the formula works, why break it? Jason Bateman has had a career resurgence playing the exasperated straight man starting with "Arrested Development" and taking that persona through a number films, while Melissa McCarthy has used her physique and personality to portray women who go right...

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    Melissa McCarthy May Join 'The Hangover Part 3' In Small Role; New Set Photos Surface

    While Warner Bros.' "The Hangover Part III" is already shooting and reunites the original cast of Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis and Justin Bartha along with Ken Jeong, Heather Graham, Jeffrey Tambor, Gillian Vigman, Sasha Barrese, Jamie Chung and badguy John Goodman, apparently one mor...

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    Paul Feig Talks The Dynamic Of Melissa McCarthy & Sandra Bullock In ‘The Heat’; Discusses His Adaptation Of ‘The Intouchables’

    Director Paul Feig is now exactly where he should be: the world is his oyster after helming the 2011 comedy hit, "Bridesmaids.” A film that went on to become the top grossing R-rated female comedy of all time, domestically surpassing “Sex and the City.” But it actually took a few years and probably...

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    Academy Names 176 New Members

    In an attempt to diversify its membership, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has invited 176 people to become members. There are just under 6,000 members of the full Academy. Keep in mind that a person is only allowed to be a member of one branch. So for example, Barbra Streisand. ...

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    Director Paul Feig's Buddy-Cop Comedy With Sandra Bullock & Melissa McCarthy Now Called 'The Heat'

    Seems like only days ago that we reported that Lee Eisenberg and Gene Stupnitsky (“Bad Teacher,” “The Office,” “Year One”) were rewriting the script for director Paul Feig's buddy-cop comedy follow-up to "Bridesmaids" that will star Sandra Bullock an...

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    Lee Eisenberg & Gene Stupnitsky Rewrite Paul Feig's McCarthy/Bullock Comedy; Darren Lemke Asks 'Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?'

    After “Bridesmaids” hit screens last summer the majority of speculation was around what its leading ladies would be up to next, and although Kristen Wiig was front and center in Paul Feig’s comedy it was Melissa McCarthy who most people wanted to talk about. Twelve months (and an O...

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    Lightning in a Bottle? Teaming Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy

    Could this be the successor to Bridesmaids?

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