The ever present ryan seacrest asked melissa mccarthy about her nomination for best actress in a comedy or musical for the movie spy and when pressed if she would want to make a spy 2 mccarthy. The melissa mccarthy led film was an unqualified success but what many fans really enjoyed about spy was the comic turn by action star jason statham.
A follow up to the 2015 comedy spy.
Melissa mccarthy spy 2. It was great but apparently not great enough to warrant a sequel according to director paul feig via slashfilm. Spy is melissa mccarthy s funniest film to date the film went light on the fat jokes and instead focused on the comedic chops of mccarthy while jason statham played the straight man. They re on the third kingsman movie i love the kingsman movies that s the same studio.
She is the recipient of numerous accolades including two primetime emmy awards and nominations for two academy awards and two golden globe awards mccarthy was named by time as one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2016 and she has been featured multiple times. Three years on and no sequel has emerged and during an interview for his new movie a simple favour. While it hadnt been officially given the go ahead by the studio feig hoped to make it his next project after the highly publicised ghostbusters reboot.
Melissa ann mccarthy born august 26 1970 is an american actress comedian writer producer and fashion designer. When the action comedy spy hit theaters in 2015 audiences sparked to director paul feig s humorous take on a genuine spy movie what made the film work so well wasn t just melissa mccarthy s. One of which is a follow up to his hit spy.
During an interview with empire magazine the filmmaker said he already has an idea drummed up for spy 2 that will happen with melissa mccarthy and drumroll please jason statham s rick. Melissa mccarthy returns as susan cooper in spy 2 along with jason statham and director paul feig. Shortly after spy hit cinemas back in 2015 director paul feig announced he was already writing a sequel to the hit melissa mccarthy comedy.