Entertainment Melissa McCarthy Joins Tiffany Haddish in Mob Drama ‘The Kitchen’

19:17  13 february  2018
19:17  13 february  2018 Source:   variety.com

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Melissa McCarthy will star with Tiffany Haddish in the mob drama “ The Kitchen ” for New Line Cinema and DC Entertainment. David Permut, Naomi Kawase Join Shanghai Festival Jury.

Variety reports that Melissa McCarthy and Tiffany Haddish are set to co-star in Straight Outta Compton writer Andrea Berloff’s directorial debut, The Kitchen . The role of the third mob wife has yet to be set, but given how wild the casting of this film has been so far, it’s bound to be interesting.

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Melissa McCarthy will star with Tiffany Haddish in the mob drama “The Kitchen” for New Line Cinema and DC Entertainment.

“Straight Outta Compton” writer Andrea Berloff will direct from her own script, based on the comic book series by Ollie Masters and Ming Doyle from DC Entertainment’s Vertigo imprint. The movie will mark Berloff’s feature directorial debut. Michael De Luca is producing the pic.

The Kitchen” is a classic gangster story that follows a group of Irish mobsters sent to prison. Their wives take over their jailed spouses’ organized crime operations to become the most ruthless and powerful gangsters in 1970s Hell’s Kitchen.

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It’s based on a Vertigo comic about mob wives who take over the business after their husbands are arrested in 1970s Hell’s Kitchen . It’s kind of a Bella Mafia vibe by way of pulp serials, with Elisabeth Moss, Melissa McCarthy , and Tiffany Haddish .

Elisabeth Moss will join Tiffany Haddish and Melissa McCarthy in The Kitchen . The New Line feature is an adaptation of the DC/Vertigo female-fronted crime comic book series of the same name from Ollie Masters and Ming Doyle.

McCarthy received an Academy Award nomination for 2012’s “Bridesmaids” for Universal and starred in New Line’s 2014 comedy “Tammy.” She’s starring in the upcoming New Line comedy “Life of the Party,” directed by spouse Ben Falcone and set for release May 11. McCarthy and Falcone wrote the script for “Life of the Party” and are producing through their On the Way production company, along with Chris Henchy (“Daddy’s Home”).

McCarthy and Falcone also teamed on 2014’s “Tammy” and 2016’s “The Boss.” She is also producing the musical “Margie Claus” for New Line.

McCarthy is repped by CAA and MGMT. The news was first reported by Deadline Hollywood.


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