Melissa McCarthy

Melissa McCarthy
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July 30, 2019 - 1:06 pm
By Marianne Garvey, CNN (CNN) -- Melissa McCarthy is obviously interested in taking on the role of Ursula in Disney's live-action "Little Mermaid," winking at the camera when Jimmy Kimmel asked her if she'd be playing the part. The actress addressed the rumors during her Monday night appearance on...
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Halle Bailey, who is one half of the musical duo, "Chloe X Halle," has just been cast as Ariel in Disney's upcoming live-action movie of "The Little Mermaid."
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July 04, 2019 - 8:22 am
By Chloe Melas, CNN (CNN) -- Halle Bailey will be belting out tunes under the sea very soon. The singer, who is one half of the musical duo, "Chloe X Halle," has just been cast as Ariel in Disney's upcoming live-action movie of "The Little Mermaid." Bailey took to Twitter to say it was a "dream...
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June 18, 2019 - 9:51 am
By Chloe Melas, CNN (CNN) -- The MTV Movie & TV Awards celebrated the best on-screen work of the past year on Monday night. Netflix had 14 nominations for its TV shows and films, including "Bird Box" and "To All the Boys I've Loved Before," both of which won awards -- Noah Centineo & Lana...
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Angela Bassett, left, and Chadwick Boseman, nominated for outstanding performance by a cast in a motion picture, introduce a clip from their film "Black Panther" at the 25th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall in L.A.
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February 11, 2019 - 12:09 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Who needs a host when Wakanda is coming to the Academy Awards? "Black Panther" stars Chadwick Boseman and Angela Bassett have been added to the starry list of presenters for the 91st Oscars. Producer Donna Gigliotti and co-producer and director Glenn Weiss on Monday announced a...
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Golden Globe nominations to kick off Hollywood's award season
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December 06, 2018 - 9:22 am
By Lisa Respers France, CNN (CNN) -- The 76th Golden Globe Awards will be a battle of blockbusters versus indies. The nominations were announced Thursday and in the best motion picture drama category, "Black Panther," "BlackKKKlansman" "Bohemian Rhapsody," "If Beale Street Could Talk" and "A Star...
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Detail from poster art for "The Happytime Murders," a film starring Melissa McCarthy.
STX Films via AP
May 31, 2018 - 11:16 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A judge in New York ruled Wednesday against the makers of "Sesame Street" in a dispute with the distributor of the upcoming Melissa McCarthy movie, "The Happytime Murders." U.S. District Judge Vernon Broderick ruled that distributor STX Productions can continue to use the tagline "...
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2018 CinemaCon Warner Brothers Studio Presentation
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May 30, 2018 - 1:35 pm
By Larry Neumeister, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The chairman of a company marketing and distributing a new Melissa McCarthy movie says a lawsuit from the makers of "Sesame Street" could be "potentially catastrophic" for the film's success if a judge agrees to order the removal of "NO SESAME,...
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Melissa McCarthy
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May 26, 2018 - 8:52 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The makers of "Sesame Street" are suing the promoter of a new Melissa McCarthy movie, saying it's abusing the famed puppets' sterling reputation to advertise the R-rated film. A judge Friday scheduled a hearing next week to consider a request for immediate relief by Sesame Workshop...
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