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Wednesday 28 January 2015

McCarthy to play female James Bond?

Melissa McCarthy is reportedly set for a role in Susan Cooper
Melissa McCarthy is reportedly set for a role in Susan Cooper

Melissa McCarthy is tipped for the lead in upcoming spy comedy Susan Cooper.

The Bridesmaids actress has already been offered the role of the James Bond-style female agent, reported The Wrap.

Her team is currently working out the details of a deal.

The movie is said to be a "realistic comedy" about a female spy and it is being developed as a potential franchise.

It will be directed by Paul Feig, who Melissa previously worked with on hit films Bridesmaids and The Heat.

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