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08 September 2016

New Film Starring Ghostbusters' Melissa McCarthy Shooting on Location in Atlanta

Ghostbusters star Melissa McCarthy and husband Ben Falcone are teaming up to produce a new motion picture about a mother who decides to return to college, and ends up sharing classes with her daughter.

The movie, titled "Life of the Party," stars McCarthy as a longtime dedicated housewife determined to reset her life after getting dumped by her husband. McCarthy and Falcone co-wrote the screenplay and will produce through their production company On the Day Productions. Falcone is the film's director.

Principal photography on the picture started recently, with filming taking place on location in Atlanta.

Alongside McCarthy, the film also stars Gillian Jacobs (“Don’t Think Twice,” Netflix’s “Love,” TV’s “Community”), Maya Rudolph (“Bridesmaids,” “Sisters”), Julie Bowen (ABC’s “Modern Family”), Molly Gordon (“Love the Coopers,” TNT’s “Animal Kingdom”), Matt Walsh (HBO’s “Veep,” “Ghostbusters”), with Stephen Root (“Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates”), and Oscar nominee Jacki Weaver (“Silver Linings Playbook,” “Animal Kingdom”), Jessie Ennis (AMC’s “Better Call Saul”), Adria Arjona (HBO’s “True Detective,” NBC’s upcoming “Emerald City”), Debby Ryan (Disney Channel’s “Jessie”) and Jimmy O. Yang (HBO’s “Silicon Valley”).

"Life of the Party" will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company.