Melissa McCarthy's New Comedy THE BOSS Gets Its First Trailer and Poster
Once known as Michelle Darnelle, Melissa McCarthy's newest comedy has been retitled The Boss, and Universal debuted its first trailer on last night's episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live! I'm very mixed on McCarthy's movies: Identity Thief was godawful, but Spy was absolutely fantastic, so I'm not ready to write her off entirely. Sadly, this looks like a film I just won't find very amusing. But maybe some of you will. See if you can make it all the way through this trailer without cringing or rolling your eyes.
The Boss arrives in theaters on April 8th, 2016.
Academy Award®-nominated star Melissa McCarthy (Bridesmaids, The Heat, Tammy) headlines The Boss as a titan of industry who is sent to prison after she’s caught for insider trading. When she emerges ready to rebrand herself as America’s latest sweetheart, not everyone she screwed over is so quick to forgive and forget.
McCarthy is joined in The Boss by an all-star cast led by Kristen Bell, Peter Dinklage and Kathy Bates. Directed by Ben Falcone (Tammy), the comedy is based on an original character created by McCarthy and written by McCarthy and Falcone alongside their Groundlings collaborator, Steve Mallory. The film is produced by McCarthy and Falcone through their On the Day productions and Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Chris Henchy through their Gary Sanchez Productions.