Maya Rudolph And Melissa McCarthy Are Teaming Back Up, For New Movie ‘Happytime Murders’

Maya Rudolph and Melissa McCarthy

Two people who have brought us a lot of laughs on SNL are getting back together for a new comedy. Today it was announced that Maya Rudolph will now join Melissa McCarthy for the new movie, Happytime Murders. The comedy will show two detectives who look to investigate the killing of a puppet group.

The casting represents a reunion for longtime friends McCarthy and Rudolph, who first shared the big screen in 2011’s comedy blockbuster “Bridesmaids” and will next be seen together in Warner Bros.’ “Life of the Party.” McCarthy was nominated for an Academy Award for best supporting actress for her role in “Bridesmaids.” STXfilms’ “The Happytime Murders” is centered on two clashing detectives, one human and the other a puppet, who are forced to work together to find the killer who’s murdering the former cast of “The Happytime Gang,” a classic puppet show.