03:43 PM EDT 06/13/2015
Originally posted 06/12/2015 08:00AM
Teaming up with Sandra Bullock for the 2013 comedy The Heat seemed to be a no-brainer for Melissa McCarthy.
Originally posted 07/26/2014 09:25AM
It might be hard to believe, but Sandra Bullock turns the big 5-0 on Saturday.
Originally posted 07/05/2013 08:00AM
The Melissa McCarthy who showed up to the Boston set of The Heat last summer with her two young daughters in tow could have passed for a friendly out-of-towner. Polite. Unassuming, even.
"A sweet midwestern mom," as costar Michael McDonald puts it. But then the cameras starting rolling – and McCarthy morphed into a "beast," says castmate Bill Burr.
The same woman who "doesn't even swear in real life," notes Heat director Paul Feig, "gets into character and suddenly the F-words start pouring out."
Originally posted 06/28/2013 01:20PM
The Heat is on, according to PEOPLE's movie critic.
Meanwhile, she's not sure whether the guilt outweighs the pleasure in Channing Tatum's White House Down but finds I'm So Excited to be high-flying fun.
Originally posted 06/25/2013 03:00PM
Filming The Heat wasn't all fun and games for one of Melissa McCarthy's costars.
As Michael McDonald explains, on-screen injuries weren't the only ones sustained during the filming process.
"I could have sworn my nose was broken," the actor, 48, who plays Julian, told PEOPLE at Sunday's New York City premiere of the crime comedy.
Referring to the use of a real phone book to film a phone book throwing scene, he said, "When we rehearsed it, [Melissa] was six feet away, but when we shot it, she was like two feet away. So she threw it and it was like, 'Boom!' It came so hard and so fast."
Originally posted 06/13/2013 10:55AM
Leaving son Louis with a babysitter, Sandra Bullock made the most of a night out with friends Wednesday in London – looking smashing in a sexy black Monique Lhuillier dress and red heels.
The Oscar winner, 48, was spotted leaving the Nobu restaurant and heading to the Claridge's hotel in Mayfair.
She's currently in Europe to promote her upcoming crime comedy The Heat, costarring Melissa McCarthy, with whom Bullock has become close.
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