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Melissa McCarthy, Hugh Grant Among A-List Cast for Jerry Seinfeld’s ‘Unfrosted: The Pop-Tart Story’

Jerry Seinfeld has assembled an A-list cast for his feature directorial debut, which just so happens to be about the beloved breakfast dessert pastry Pop-Tarts. Netflix is behind Unfrosted: The Pop-Tart Story, which will star Melissa McCarthy, Jim Gaffigan, Amy Schumer, Hugh Grant and James Marsden. Rounding out the cast are Jack McBrayer, Tom Lennon, […]

Why Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone Are Deadly Serious About Pushing the Comedy Industry Forward

Los Angeles is a car city, and nobody knows that better than Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone. Before they opened their offices in Valley Village, they did their best work on the road — literally. “We used to write in our car,” says Falcone. “If we could get someone to watch our kids for an […]

Peabody Awards: Morgan Freeman, Jon Stewart, Melissa McCarthy and Riz Ahmed to Present Honors to Winners (Exclusive)

Melissa McCarthy, Morgan Freeman, John Legend, Kevin Bacon, H.E.R., Ethan Hawke, Jon Stewart, Hasan Minhaj, Riz Ahmed, LeVar Burton, Jenny Slate, Malcolm Gladwell and Amanda Seales are among the stars set to present the winners of the 2022 Peabody Awards, The Hollywood Reporter has learned exclusively. All 30 winners of the 82nd annual awards will […]

Gracie Awards: Melissa McCarthy, Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb and Tamron Hall Among Honorees

Melissa McCarthy, Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb and Tamron Hall are among the high-profile women being honored by the 2022 Gracie Awards. The 47th annual event, presented by the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation, will honor talented women in TV, radio and digital media. Additional honorees include Kelly Clarkson, Elle Fanning, Kaitlyn Dever, Ellen K, […]

‘Bridesmaids’ Cast Reunites to Support Register A Friend Day for I am a Voter

The cast of Bridesmaids, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, has reunited for the first time to promote “Register A Friend Day” with the ‘I am a voter’ organization.  In a 4-minute video, Kristin Wiig, Rose Byrne, Maya Rudolph, Melissa McCarthy, Ellie Kemper, and Annie Mumolo appear via Zoom to discuss their plans for […]

Melissa McCarthy Shares “Never Been Told” Story From ‘Bridesmaids’: “We May or May Not Have Wet Our Pants”

Melissa McCarthy took a trip down memory lane and revealed a hilarious behind-the-scenes moment from filming the beloved comedy Bridesmaids — which celebrated its 10th anniversary in April — on Thursday’s episode of The Late Show. After host Stephen Colbert asked McCarthy to reveal a fun fact “that’s never been told” about the movie, the […]

Melissa McCarthy in ‘The Starling’: Film Review | TIFF 2021

Chris O'Dowd and Kevin Kline also star in Theodore Melfi's latest drama, which centers on characters dealing with grief.

Bob Ross Inc. Responds to Netflix Doc as Melissa McCarthy, Ben Falcone Say They Didn’t Set Out to Create a “Hit Piece”

Bob Ross: Happy Accidents, Betrayal, and Greed producers Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone say they “never intended to set out and create a hit piece” about the art instructor and TV host with their new Netflix doc, which chronicles the life, work and unexpectedly dark legal legacy of the Joy of Painting star. But Bob […]

Netflix Releases Trailer for Melissa McCarthy Movie ‘The Starling’

Netflix has dropped the trailer for its upcoming comedy-drama The Starling, starring Melissa McCarthy as a grieving woman. The film reunites McCarthy with director Ted Melfi and co-star Chris O’Dowd, who she worked with on the 2014 movie St. Vincent. The trailer opens with McCarthy’s character, Lilly, watching fireworks next to her husband, Jack (O’Dowd), […]

Netflix’s ‘Bob Ross: Happy Accidents, Betrayal & Greed’: TV Review

A documentary executive produced by Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone aims to take viewers inside the life, art and controversial afterlife of 'The Joy of Painting' star Bob Ross.

‘Nine Perfect Strangers’ Cast on Getting “Lucky” With Eclectic Ensemble

The cast of Hulu’s Nine Perfect Strangers is collectively certain of one thing ahead of the series premiere — they lucked out on joining an incredible ensemble. Adapted by David E. Kelley and John-Henry Butterworth from Liane Moriarty’s 2018 novel, Nine Perfect Strangers follows nine people heading to a beautifully isolated Northern California wellness retreat dubbed […]

Melissa McCarthy Reveals Story Behind Viral Mariska Hargitay Roadside Moment

Actress Melissa McCarthy explained the story behind the viral moment of her asking drivers to honk for fellow actress Mariska Hargitay on Monday’s episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. The comedic star proved that she is just as hilarious in real life and an even better friend. McCarthy said the roadside bit stemmed […]