Melissa McCarthy Pic ‘Tammy’ Release Set for July 2, 2014

Melissa McCarthy

Road-trip comedy to face 'Maleficent,' 'Sex Tape'

Warner Bros. has dated Melissa McCarthy road-trip comedy “Tammy” for July 2, 2014.

The New Line project, which also stars Allison Janney, Susan Sarandon and Mark Duplass, is on track to begin shooting in May with McCarthy starring and co-directing with spouse Ben Falcone. McCarthy and Falcone are also producing from a script they co-wrote.

Pic follows a women who, after losing her job and learning that her husband has been unfaithful, hits the road with her profane, hard-drinking grandmother (Sarandon). Janney will play the mother of McCarthy’s character.

“Tammy” will open against Disney’s fantasy “Maleficent,” starring Angelina Jolie, and Sony’s comedy “Sex Tape,” starring Jason Segel and Cameron Diaz.

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