New Melissa McCarthy movie starts filming this week

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Submitted: Mon, 04/29/2013 - 7:41pm
Updated: Mon, 04/29/2013 - 8:30pm

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — The newest flick to start filming in Wilmington is “Tammy,” starring Melissa McCarthy, according to a film permit request from the City of Wilmington. says the movie, due out in 2014, is about a woman who loses her job and finds out her husband has been unfaithful then hits the road with her profane, hard-drinking grandmother.

The website lists Oscar-nominee McCarthy as a director and a cast member. Other celebrities reported to be in the film include Susan Sarandon, Dan Aykroyd and Kathy Bates.

The film permit says “Tammy” will film around the area through the end of June.


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