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Melissa McCarthy

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  • Paul Feig confirms he'll make a female-led 'Ghostbusters' movie

    The long-awaited third movie in Sony's "Ghostbusters" franchise will update the paranormal exterminators with a cast of female characters, director Paul Feig announced Wednesday. On Twitter, Feig wrote, "It's official. I'm making a new Ghostbusters &...
  • Director: 'Ghostbusters' remake with 'hilarious women' in works

    If there is something strange in the neighborhood, who are you going to call? 'Hilarious women,' quipped filmmaker Paul Feig. "Bridesmaids" filmmaker Feig said on Wednesday he is working on a new "Ghostbusters" film for Sony Pictures and co-writing the...
  • Philadelphia Film Festival to present hours of pizazz

    Philadelphia Film Festival to present hours of pizazz
    If you're tired of overblown Hollywood blockbusters, check out the 23rd Philadelphia Film Festival, which offers a bonanza of fresh and exciting features and shorts from all over the world. Unreeling over 11 days at a handful of Philly venues, the...
  • Paul Feig Re-Teaming with 'Heat' Writer for Female-Centric 'Ghostbusters'

    Sony's female-led reboot of its "Ghostbusters" franchise is gaining momentum with "The Heat" writer Katie Dippold re-teaming with director Paul Feig. Feig confirmed the news Wednesday on Twitter: It's official. I'm making a new Ghostbusters & writing it...
  • She's got the right stuff: Jenny McCarthy, Donnie Wahlberg get married

    She's got the right stuff: Jenny McCarthy, Donnie Wahlberg get married
    Jenny McCarthy is now the new girl on the block: The TV personality has married boy bander Donnie Wahlberg, her rep confirmed to The Times. The former "View" panelist and the ex-New Kids on the Block member wed Sunday at Hotel Baker in Illinois,...
  • How to hire Bill Murray: Ted Melfi's 12-step plan for 'St. Vincent'

    How to hire Bill Murray: Ted Melfi's 12-step plan for 'St. Vincent'
    You're Ted Melfi, a first-time filmmaker, and you've written a movie about a cantankerous old guy who comes to realize the meaning of his life through the help of a lonely 12-year-old neighbor kid. It's called "St. Vincent," and you think Bill Murray...
  • Toronto Film Festival: Bill Murray keeps up the stripped-down cool

    There's a scene late in Bill Murray's new dramatic comedy "St. Vincent" — so late, in fact, the credits are already rolling — that is seemingly innocuous, yet tells you a lot about Murray and this performance, and in fact Murray as a...
  • October movies: 'Gone Girl' arrives; mystery awaits

    October movies: 'Gone Girl' arrives; mystery awaits
    The big movie titles start rolling out in October, and one of the biggest comes early: "Gone Girl," the widely anticipated version of Gillian Flynn's best seller. 'Gone Girl' Release date: Oct. 3 Premise: David Fincher ("The Social Network") directs...
  • A date with The Kates

    A date with The Kates
    "I stepped on a mini-cactus in Montana. I was wearing my Keds, it was 1989, and we were all wearing Keds. Let's be real: mine were the generic brand from Venture, and that needle went right through my shoe. Hormones were raging through our preteen bodies,...
  • Box Office: 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' Rules With $73 Million

    "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" swung into theaters and snagged an estimated $73 million domestic debut this weekend from audiences looking for a blockbuster with brains. The 20th Century Fox release unspooled across 3,967 U.S. theaters and was fueled...
  • 'Apes' go wild at box office with $73 million debut

    "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," a sequel about highly intelligent apes that battle with humans for dominance, has knocked the giant "Transformers" robots out of the top spot on U.S. and Canadian movie charts. The 3D "Apes" movie collected $73...