Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Big 2015 Movie Preview
The 50 Best Films Of 2014
Review Of The Year 2014
Subscribe To Empire!
Get 12 issues from just £25
A perfect night in with EE
Win £200 to spend on the perfect night in
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
YESTERDAY
First Spectre Teaser Trailer Arrives
And James Bond will return to IMAX
New Quicksilver And Scarlet Witch Avengers: Age Of Ultron TV Spot
Meet the twins
New Terminator Genisys TV Spot Lands
J.K. Simmons discovers that it's not quite his apocalypse
The First Look At Ryan Reynolds' New Deadpool Is Here
With great power comes great irresponsibility
Southpaw Trailer Hits
Punch, it Louis Bloom
Shrek To Return For Puss In Boots 2?
Antonio Banderas drops a heavy hint
Ralph Fiennes To Receive Empire Legend Award
At the 20th Jameson Empire Awards
Simon Pegg Discusses Star Trek 3
'It's weird to take ownership...'
Matthew McConaughey Attached to The Billionaire's Vinegar
About wine that is not alright alright alright
Julia Louis-Dreyfus Finds Force Majeure
She's in talks for a remake of the Swedish film
Podcast #154: Kenneth Branagh
A brave new world...
Antonio Banderas Empire Podcast Interview Special
Prepare yourself for one hell of a voice
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
24 March 2015
Bradley Cooper Directing A Star Is Born
And he's aiming to co-star with Beyoncé
More Movie News

RELATED FUTURE FILMS
Spy
05 June 2015
More Future Films

RELATED REVIEWS
The Gambler (2015)
Empire Star Rating
American Sniper (2015)
Empire Star Rating
Birdman Or (The Unexpected Virtue Of Ignorance) (2015)
Empire Star Rating
St. Vincent (2014)
Empire Star Rating
I Am Ali (2014)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Melissa McCarthy May Join The Hangover 3
She's considering a small role

20 September 2012  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Variety

submit to reddit

With a breakout film role in Bridesmaids and a successful sitcom on US TV, you might wonder why Melissa McCarthy even needs to pop up for a small appearance in The Hangover 3. But if the schedules can be worked out, that’s exactly her plan.

Showing up in what is likely to be yet another juggernaut in the successful comedy franchise won’t exactly hurt her career, and she’s certainly got the comic chops to match wits (or should it be halfwits, given the usual behaviour of the Wolf Pack?) with Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms and Zach Galifianakis.

There’s no word yet on what she’ll be doing in the movie even if the dates work out, but it’s only going to be a brief role.

Todd Phillips and the gang are busy shooting the third Hangover right now, with franchise regulars Ken Jeong, Justin Bartha, Sasha Barrese, Gilliam Vigman, Mike Tyson and Jeffrey Tambor joined this time around by John Goodman and, returning for the first time since the original, Heather Graham.

This time around, the plan is to switch things up by ditching the usual wedding / bachelor party format (thank goodness!) and instead having the boys head out on a road trip. Where, we’re pretty certain, bad things will happen. There has also been talk of Galifianakis’ Alan needing to be sprung from an institution.

The third Hangover will (dis)grace our screens on May 24 next year. Before that, McCarthy will show up in This Is 40 and in Identity Thief opposite Jason Bateman. She’s also just finished working on cop comedy The Heat with Sandra Bullock.


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Trailer For The Collection On Display
The Collector is back for more
Arrested Development S4 Extended?
Update: More episodes will be shot!

Your Comments

RE: why is she not in the photo?
You Sir are an Idiot! More

Posted by Muad_dib_85 at 15:29 on 20 September 2012 | Report This Post

Why is she not in the photo?
I guess the beautiful Melissa is too FAT for Empire. Boo! More

Posted by KubrickSmith at 08:39 on 20 September 2012 | Report This Post


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
Empire's Fast & Furious 7 Review
We run the rule on the return of Toretto, Hobbs and co

Empire Meets Alison Brie
The Get Hard star on Ken Jeong, Toto and her favourite episode of Community

17 ‘What The?’ TV Cameos From Film Directors
From Spike Jonze as a music exec to Peter Bogdanovich as… himself?

Empire Meets Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
On A Second Chance, Game Of Thrones pranks and Headhunters' poo scene

The Secrets Behind 44 Classic Cinema Sound Effects
No really, the Ringwraiths are actually plastic cups...

The 30 Greatest Superhero Movies Of All Time
Empire readers pick their top super flicks

10 Videos Every Tom Hanks Fan Should Have Watched By Now
Of course, everyone in the world is a Tom Hanks fan…

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Get 12 Issues Of Empire For Only £25!

Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month!

Subscribe today

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save maney on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Get 12 issues of Empire for just £25!
Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire iPad Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  iPad  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)