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Melissa McCarthy is an actress, producer and comedienne whose film career took off when she was cast in the movie Bridesmaids in 2011. Her performance as one of the more awkward and overzealous bridesmaids taking part in the wedding depicted in the film garnered her numerous award nominations, including an Oscar nod.

McCarthy's breakthrough role came in 2000, when she was asked to play Sookie in the television comedy-drama series Gilmore Girls. She would remain in the part for seven years, up until 2007. At this time she began portraying the character of Dena on the ABC sitcom Samantha Who?. Two years later, Melissa nabbed a starring role as one half of the title duo in the sitcom Mike & Molly (2010). Her performance on the show wound up earning her her first Emmy, which she won for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.

Andy Garcia has been cast in Paul Feig's 'Ghostbusters' reboot. The 59-year-old star, who appeared in the 'Godfather' franchise, is to appear alongside the likes of Kristen Wiig,...
Chris Hemsworth is set to play a receptionist in the female-led 'Ghostbusters' reboot. 'The Avengers' actor - who will join Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon and...
Paul Feig has insisted ''funny women can make money''. The 52-year-old director - who helmed new action comedy film 'Spy', which stars Melissa McCarthy, Jason Statham and Rose...
Paul Feig thinks ''swearing is an artform''. The 52-year-old star - who directed new action comedy film 'Spy' - has revealed the central role cursing played in his latest movie,...
Melissa McCarthy has chosen a wig for the 'Ghostbusters' reboot. The 44-year-old actress was announced as a cast member for the all-female version of the movie back in January and...
Rebel Wilson plays the roles other actresses ''don't want''. The 29-year-old star insists the parts she goes for are always the ''best'' and she can't understand why other female...
Melissa McCarthy will be the ''leader'' of the new 'Ghostbusters' movie. The 44-year-old actress, who starred in the 2011 romantic comedy hit 'Bridesmaids', is set to head the all...
Paul Feig is still to decide whether to include the 'Ghostbusters' theme song in the all-female reboot. The 52-year-old director is set to helm the eagerly-awaited new movie -...
Channing Tatum is being lined up to appear in a 'Ghostbusters' sequel. Director Paul Feig is currently working on an all-female follow-up to the original films, released in 1984...
Kristen Bell has been cast alongside Melissa McCarthy in new comedy film 'Michelle Darnell'. The duo will appear alongside Kathy Bates and Peter Dinklage in the movie, which is...