"Thunder Force" stars Melissa McCarthy, Octavia Spencer, Bobby Cannavale and Pom Klementieff and writer/director Ben Falcone talk new superhero comedy.
There's a reason behind her unusual present of a dorky phone to her husband, Melissa McCarthy tells Yahoo. Even so, the gift left their kids "horrified."
Christmastime has come early for Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone. New Line Cinema has picked up Margie Claus, a holiday family film project from the comedy power couple and co-writer Damon Jones, co-creator of the USA show Benched. The project is described as a broad holiday family musical that New Line hopes will be in the same spirit (and have the same success) as another company Christmas movie, Elf.
Melissa McCarthy and her husband, Ben Falcone, joined “Ellen” on Friday, where McCarthy told the tale of how she came to play White House press secretary Sean Spicer on “Saturday Night Live.” McCarthy was in New York when an old friend from the Groundlings, Kent Sublette — now a head writer at “SNL” — called and asked her to do it. McCarthy was surprised at first, but then it all began to make sense —and a couple of instantly classic “SNL” skits were born.
Melissa McCarthy and her husband, Ben Falcone stopped, by "The Late Show With Stephen Colbert" to play a cooking game called Smooshed.
In the new comedy The Boss, Michelle Darnell (Melissa McCarthy) is a titan of industry, who wows conventions full of wannabe entrepreneurs with her motivational mojo. Even after the richest woman in America bottoms out and does hard time for insider trader, Michelle rebounds by teaming with her ex-assistant (Kristen Bell) to build a homemade-brownie empire.