Melissa McCarthy was once robbed at gunpoint

2014-10-30 05:20

Melissa McCarthy has revealed she was robbed at gunpoint while working at a dry cleaners in Santa Monica when she first moved to California.

Bill Murray wants Melissa McCarthy for Ghostbusters 3

2014-09-10 21:00

Bill Murray has said that he would love to see Melissa McCarthy or Emma Stone star in a female-centric sequel to the Ghostbusters series.

Ghostbusters to get female reboot?

2014-08-05 15:14

Sony Pictures is reportedly considering rebooting the Ghostbusters franchise with a female-led cast.

Did Elle just fat-shame this celeb?

2013-10-21 12:45

The fashion mag used Mellisa McCarthy as one of their cover models for their Women in Hollywood issue, but there’s been a bit of controversy about her appearance.

Negative hype around Elle cover

2013-10-18 19:00

Elle's November issue features various covers with women of Hollywood, but has drawn criticism after full-bodied Melissa McCarthy appeared in an over-sized coat while the other celebs were scantily clad.

The best of friendsbians

2013-10-04 07:35

Having a sister in arms to traverse the murky underworld of the entertainment industry makes fame that much more tolerable.


An uptight FBI Special Agent is paired with a foul-mouthed Boston cop to take down a ruthless drug lord. Starring Sandra Bullock, Melissa McCarthy, Demian Bichir. In cinemas 23 August.

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The Heat burns White House Down

2013-07-01 14:24

A female buddy-cop starring Sandra Bullock has brought The Heat against Channing Tatum and Jamie Foxx at the box office, while Pixar's Monsters University remains top.

Sandra thinks Melissa is hottest co-star

2013-06-15 10:00

Sandra Bullock thinks Melissa McCarthy is the hottest co-star she has ever had despite previously working with Ryan Reynolds, George Clooney and Bradley Cooper.

Identity Thief

2013-03-15 15:23

A reliably outrageous performance from Melissa McCarthy elevates this fluffy, sometimes crass comedy above the rest.

Identity Thief steals No 1 at box office

2013-02-11 09:57

Comedy Identity Thief, starring Jason Bateman and Melissa McCarthy, has made a strong debut at the US box office, despite a snowstorm that buried much of the Northeast.

Ricky Gervais' F-bomb and other Golden Globe gems

2012-01-16 09:34

It wasn't quite the third-time charm for Golden Globes host Ricky Gervais who targeted divorcing celebs, Eddie Murphy and his own manhood in an entertaining but relatively tame night of Hollywood teasing.

Stars prepare for 2011 Emmy nominations

2011-07-13 14:45

Ahead of the 2011 Primetime Emmy nominations, announcer and Bridesmaids star Melissa McCarthy has turned to her predecessor, Community actor Joel McHale, for training.


Melissa McCarthy to play Tinker Bell

2014-11-21 06:00

Melissa McCarthy has signed up to play fairy Tinker Bell in a currently untitled Fox comedy-adventure.


We bet you didn't know that these stars all had family ties.

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2014-08-22 10:14

In Tammy, Melissa McCarthy plays the same role she always does.

A minute with Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone

2014-07-04 03:00

Comedian Melissa McCarthy and her husband and writing partner Ben Falcone team up for the first time behind and in front of the camera in Tammy.

Homeland star joins Spy comedy starring Melissa McCarthy

2014-05-03 12:11

Homeland's Morena Baccarin has been cast in Spy which will center on Melissa McCarthy's character, a CIA analyst who goes out onto the field for the first time.

Did Elle just fat-shame this celeb?

2013-10-19 12:30

The fashion mag used Mellisa McCarthy as one of their cover models for their Women in Hollywood issue, but there’s been a bit of controversy about her appearance.

Did Elle just fat-shame this celeb?

2013-10-18 00:00

The fashion mag used Mellisa McCarthy as one of their cover models for their Women in Hollywood issue, but there’s been a bit of controversy about her appearance.

The Heat

2013-08-16 13:48

It may be overlong and formulaic but The Heat is still one of the year's funniest comedies.

Kristen Wiig turns down Bridesmaids 2

2013-07-01 21:09

Kristen Wiig says she turned down the offer of starring in Bridesmaids 2 because making a lot of money is not her creative goal in life.

Sandra Bullock's Disneyland nightmare

2013-06-28 08:57

Sandra Bullock has revealed she ran into a wall at Disneyland and blames the incident on bad karma.


Trailer: Identity Thief

2013-03-19 11:34

Unlimited funds have allowed Diana (Melissa McCharthy) to buy whatever strikes her fancy. There's only one glitch: The ID she's using to finance these sprees reads "Sandy Bigelow Patterson"... And it belongs to someone else. With only a week to hunt down the con artist before his world implodes, the real Sandy Bigelow Patterson (Jason Bateman) heads out to confront the woman with an all-access pass to his life. Opens in cinemas on 22 March.

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John Travolta to present at Oscars

2013-02-19 20:09

A quartet of previous Oscar nominees including Salma Hayek, Melissa McCarthy, Liam Neeson and John Travola have been added to the presenters line-up for this year's ceremony.

Sandra Bullock shoot marred by bus crash

2012-07-10 21:09

At least 11 people were reportedly taken to the hospital after a bus slammed into a trailer on the set of Sandra Bullock's new movie The Heat.

The Help leads SAG Award nominations

2011-12-15 09:41

Deep South drama The Help, starring Emma Stone, Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer, leads the nominations for the Screen Actors' Guild Awards.

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