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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.

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...
Dan Aykroyd is still hoping to make a ''more conventional'' third 'Ghostbusters' sequel. The 62-year-old actor - who co-created and starred in the first two movies in the film...
Peter Dinklage will star alongside Melissa McCarthy in her new comedy 'Michelle Darnell'. The 'Game of Thrones' actor is set to appear alongside the 44-year-old actress in the...
Dan Aykroyd is ''delighted'' the 'Ghostbusters' reboot will feature the ''most magnificent women in comedy''. Earlier this week, it was revealed Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig,...
Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon will take the lead roles in the 'Ghostbusters' reboot. Director and writer Paul Feig took to Twitter yesterday (27....
'Transformers: Age of Extinction' leads the 2015 Razzie Award nominations. The science fiction action movie which stars Mark Wahlberg and Stanley Tucci has racked up seven...
Melissa McCarthy is in early talks to star in the 'Ghostbusters' reboot. The 44-year-old actress has previously been rumoured to be involved in the project, but is now in talks...