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'The Help' Helmer Tate Taylor In Talks To Direct Melissa McCarthy In 'Tammy' – There is a mad dash to get the next screen slot of Emmy-winning Mike & Molly and Bridesmaids star Melissa McCarthy. New Line is helping its chances by starting talks with a hot director. I’m told the studio is in talks with The Help helmer Tate Taylor to direct Tammy, a comedy that McCarthy wrote as a vehicle for herself to play a woman who gets laid off from her fast-food job and finds her husband is cheating, and chucks her life to take a road trip of self-discovery with her foul-mouthed diabetic grandmother. 8 years 22 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Tammy (Melissa McCarthy) is having a bad day. She’s totaled her clunker car, gotten fired from her thankless job at a greasy burger joint, and instead of finding comfort at home, finds her husband getting comfortable with the neighbor in her own house. It’s time to take her boom box and book it....
Ben Falcone
Warner Bros.
July 02, 2014

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