The Help ‘s Tate Taylor to Direct Melissa McCarthy in Tammy

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The Hollywood Reporter says that The Help director is teaming with Bridesmaids and “Mike & Molly” star Melissa McCarthy on Tammy.

The New Line comedy was written by McCarthy with her husband and Bridesmaids co-star, Ben Falcone.

The movie is about “an overweight woman who is laid off from her job at Hardee’s, discovers her husband is having an affair, and decides to go on a road trip with her alcoholic, foul-mouthed, diabetic grandmother.”

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