Maya Rudolph And Melissa McCarthy Team Up For New Comedy, ‘Life Of The Party’

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Bridesmaid’s stars Maya Rudolph And Melissa McCarthy are set to share the screen again for a new comedy, Life Of The Party. The upcoming comedy that begins filming this month with have both of the women back on a college campus.

Maya Rudolph is reteaming with her Bridesmaids co-star Melissa McCarthy for New Line’s college-set comedy Life of the Party. McCarthy’s husband, Ben Falcone, is directing the movie, which has a script by the duo. The pair are producing the project with Chris Henchy (Daddy’s Home). The plot is described as being in the vein of the Rodney Dangerfield hit Back to School (1986), a comedy about a crass partier who joins his son at university. Animal Kingdom star Molly Gordon will play McCarthy’s daughter in Life of the Party, while Gillian Jacobs has been cast as a sorority sister. Rudolph will play McCarthy’s neurotic best friend. Filming is set to begin later this month in Atlanta with an eye toward a May 11, 2018, release.

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