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The Secret Life Of Pets Holds Off Ghostbusters To Top North American Box Office

The all-female reboot of the popular 1980s franchise has debuted to mostly positive reviews from critics and fans, despite an initial backlash from devotees of the original series, but the film has failed...

Melissa Mccarthy Stuck In Slime

Melissa McCarthy hated the slime used in 'Ghostbusters'.The 45-year-old actress is joined by Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon in Paul Feig's remake of the popular 80s action comedy and though she was initially...

Melissa Mccarthy Thought Barbra Streisand Duet Was A Prank

Melissa Mccarthy feels like she is in a ''fever dream'' after recording a musical duet with Barbra Streisand.The 45-year-old actress has collaborated with the legendary entertainer on her upcoming album, 'Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway',...

Melissa Mccarthy Thrilled Over Barbra Streisand Duet

The Funny Girl icon has been recruiting fellow stars to tackle musical theatre favourites for her upcoming album, Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway, working with celebrities including Daisy Ridley, Anne Hathaway, Hugh Jackman,...

Melissa Mccarthy Had A Blast Making Ghostbusters

Ghostbusters (2016) reunites Melissa McCarthy with director Paul Feig (Bridesmaids, The Heat and Spy), plus Bridesmaids co-star Kristen Wiig and Saturday Night Live players Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones.Of the social media backlash, McCarthy just...

Melissa Mccarthy's Haunted House

Melissa McCarthy used to have a ghost in her home. The 45-year-old actress stars as paranormal researcher Abby Yates in the all-female 'Ghostbusters' reboot and admitted she once had her own real-life spooky experience. Speaking...

Harold Ramis' Daughter Fights Back At Ghostbusters Critics

Harold, who passed away in 2014, acted and co-wrote the beloved 1984 supernatural comedy, which also starred Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd and Ernie Hudson. But ever since plans of a Ghostbusters remake...

Melissa Mccarthy Almost Quit Acting

Melissa McCarthy almost quit acting before she landed her role in 'Gilmore Girls'.The 45-year-old actress had been struggling to get a job and set herself a deadline to walk away from the profession, but then...

Reports Indicate 'Ghostbusters' May Be Banned From Release In China

After all the division and controversy over its roll-out last week, the new all-female Ghostbusters re-boot may not be getting a theatrical release in China – but not for that reason…According to a report in...

Melissa Mccarthy Praises Jennifer Aniston's Essay

Jennifer Aniston wrote a powerful essay attacking body shaming and Melissa McCarthy has come out in support of the actress’ message. The star of the new Ghostbusters - who, along with her co-stars, has been...

Justin Theroux Praises Jennifer Aniston For Essay

Justin Theroux has spoken out in support of his wife Jennifer Aniston following her essay about her frustration with speculation about her personal life.The 'Friends' star penned a lengthy piece for The Huffington Post where...

Melissa Mccarthy Praises Jennifer Aniston For Impassioned Op-ed

Jennifer hit headlines on Tuesday (12Jul16) when she penned an op-ed for the Huffington Post, prompted by speculation that she and husband Justin Theroux were expecting a baby after images emerged of the actress with...

Leslie Jones Calls Out Sexist And Racist Internet Trolls

The comedienne is joined by Melissa MCCarthy, Kristen Wiig and Kate MCKinnon in the new reboot of the beloved supernatural franchise, but ever since the all-female cast was announced, they have been at...

Gillian Jacobs To Star With Melissa Mccarthy In Life Of The Party

Gillian Jacobs is to star with Melissa McCarthy in 'Life of the Party'.The 33-year-old 'Community' actress has joined the cast of the comedy movie, which will be directed by McCarthy's husband Ben Falcone. Although the...

Melissa Mccarthy Hits Back At Ghostbusters Critics

The 'Ghostbusters' cast have hit back at critics of the all-female reboot.When the film was originally announced it attracted widespread criticism from fans of the 1984 original - which starred Bill Murray - due to...

Melissa Mccarthy On The Need For Less 'Perfect' Women In Films

Melissa McCarthy would like to see more not so ''perfect'' women represented in films.The 45-year-old actress has admitted she felt until more recently female parts in films were based on women who have flawless bodies...

Paul Feig: I Understand Ghostbusters Concerns

Paul Feig understands why fans are ''nervous'' about his new 'Ghostbusters' movie.The 53-year-old film director understands the backlash from diehard fans of the original two movies who are unhappy he has rebooted the franchise with...

Paul Feig Rejected Making Ghostbusters Sequel

Paul Feig rejected making 'Ghostbusters' sequel. The 53-year-old film director - who made his breakthrough with the comedy movie 'Bridesmaids' in 2011 - has admitted he was hesitant about helming the reboot of the 1984...

Chris Hemsworth's Ghostbuster Nerves

Chris Hemsworth admits he was initially intimidated on the set of 'Ghostbusters'.The 32-year-old actor plays receptionist Kevin in the remake of the 1980s classic and says working alongside the four main female stars - Melissa...

Leslie Jones' Premiere Dress Drama 'Is Her Own Fault'

The Saturday Night Live star is part of the female reboot of much loved ‘80s flick Ghostbusters, starring opposite Kristen Wiig and Melissa MCCarthy. Leslie recently took to Twitter to rant that no designers were...

Leslie Jones Says Designers Don't Want To Dress Her For 'Ghostbusters' Premiere

Actress and comedian Leslie Jones has criticised fashion designers on Twitter after she had trouble finding a dress for the upcoming Ghostbusters premiere. Jones stars in the all-female reboot alongside Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig and...

'Gilmore Girls' Is Going Global For Netflix Revival

While fans eagerly await the debut of Netflix’s ‘Gilmore Girls’ revival, due out later this year, the streaming service will be keeping them busy. From July 1st all seven seasons of the show, which originally...

Bill Murray Shows Support For 'Ghostbusters' With Jimmy Kimmel Union

If you're still unsure as to what to think about the upcoming 'Ghostbusters' re-boot starring Melissa McCarthy and others in the originally male lead roles, let the cast of the original movie help you. They...

Melissa Mccarthy Mocks Ghostbusters Critics

The Bridesmaids actress stars alongside Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones and Kate MCKinnon in the all-female remake of the 1984 flick, directed by Paul Feig. The original film starred Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, and the late...

Melissa Mccarthy: 'It's Funnier If I Do The Stunts'

Melissa, who starred in television shows such as Gilmore Girls and Samantha Who? before she enjoyed huge success with hit movie Bridesmaids in 2011. She was also nominated for a Golden Globe for her turn...

Dan Aykroyd Recovering After Hospitalisation

The actor was taken to a Santa Monica, California hospital by paramedics after complaining of stomach pain on Saturday morning. Sources tell TMZ Dan was treated for a minor stomach ailment and...

Judd Apatow: 'Haters Of Ghostbusters Reboot Are Probably Trump Supporters'

Director Judd Apatow, who helmed Trainwreck and The 40-Year-Old Virgin, has hit out at those who’ve criticised the upcoming Ghostbusters reboot. Speaking to Uproxx, the director say that those who bash the female-led reboot are...

Melissa Mccarthy To Play Forger Lee Israel In New Movie

The movie will be based on Lee's 2008 memoir and will centre on the woman who forged famous people's letters to make a living. She pleaded guilty to conspiracy to transport stolen property...

Melissa Mccarthy: 'Online Trolls Need Friends'

Controversy has embroiled the revamp of the 1984 Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd comedy classic, which also stars Kristen Wiig, Kate MCKinnon, and Leslie Jones, with fans of the original movie franchise expressing...

Melissa Mccarthy Loves Women Who Don't Play By The Rules

The 45-year-old has become one of Hollywood's most popular stars thanks to roles in Bridesmaids, The Heat and Spy, and Melissa revealed to Britain's The Guardian newspaper she loves playing characters which don't always fit...

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