Good things keep happening for actress Melissa McCarthy. The Mike and Molly star is reportedly in talks to star as female spy “Susan Cooper”. This news comes only a few weeks after her latest starring role alongside Sandra Bullock in the buddy-cop hit film The Heat.
The Heat opened strongly the final weekend in June with $40 million and has made almost $170 million at the box office so far. Paul Feig, who also directed McCarthy in The Heat and Bridesmaids, would be sitting in the director’s chair for Susan Cooper” as well.
McCarthy has been on a roll in her last three films. The Illinois-born actress, who has won an Emmy for her TV work, had a number one in Identity Thief earlier this year. The film made $135 million at the box office.
She was nominated for an Academy Award for Bridesmaids. McCarthy, who was paid US$10 million for The Heat, is pretty saucy off-screen too.
In an interview with the New York Times the actress responded to the New York Observer‘s film critic Rex Reed who called her “tractor-sized” and a “female hippo” in his review of Identity Thief saying that she felt bad for “someone swimming in so much hate.” McCarthy, 42, has been married since 2005 to Ben Falcone and has no children.
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Adele is one of the biggest stars in the world. She recently became a mom and this year won her first Academy Award for the song Skyfall from the James Bond movie of the same name.Now director Tony Palmer says her real life would make excellent material for a movie.
Palmer, who directed the film about Liberace and other musicians, would love to be able to do the same about the British super star.
Palmer told Perez Hilton that he missed his chance with the singer whose debut album 19 made her a worldwide name, after he interviewed her and found her fascinating.
Adele has been top of the charts and had enormous international success since her debut. The singer-songwriter, who lives in London, won the Grammy Award for Best New Artist and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance following her debut.
Songs such as “Someone Like You”, “Hometown Glory”, and “Chasing Pavements” have also put her on the map.Adele Adkins, 25, has said she would like to have three sons. She gave birth to her first son in October 2012.The singer owns a house in the Notting Hill community of Londu, on.
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The name Fruitvale Station has been bandied about a lot in the last few weeks. The film opened in cinemas in the United States last Friday.
Made at a cost of US$900,000, the film has already reeled in almost US$7,000,000 at the US box office in its opening weekend.
The film, which was directed by Ryan Coogler, tells the story of black teen Oscar Grant, who was shot and killed by police at – you guessed it –Fruitvale Station – in the Fruitvale District of Oakland near San Francisco in the early morning hours of New Year’s Day 2009.
Grant, who was 22 at the time of his death, was also a two-time convicted felon. The film tells the tale of the final days of his life before being shot by Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) police officer Johannes Mehserle while being detained on the subway platform at Fruitvale Station.
The film stars Michael B. Jordan in the lead role of Oscar Grant with Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer playing his mother Wanda Grant.
Jordan has had small roles on American television in the HBO series The Wire and since 2010 has starred in the NBC series Parenthood.
Spencer won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for the movie The Help.The film is Coogler’s first feature length work and has been highly praised. It received the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival.
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