Melissa McCarthy and Peter Dinklage are among the stars arriving in Atlanta to film the new movie “Michelle Darnell.” (UPDATE: The title ended up being “The Boss” upon release).
The movie will be directed by Melissa’s husband Ben Falcone.
The plot, per imdb: A titan of industry is sent to prison after she’s caught for insider trading. When she emerges ready to rebrand herself as America’s latest sweetheart, not everyone she screwed over is so quick to forgive and forget.”
The movie also stars Kristen Bell, Kathy Bates, Ella Anderson and Isabella Amara. Ben and Melissa wrote the screenplay along with Steve Mallory and serve as executive producers along with Rob Cowan. Elizabeth Cohen serves as associate producer.
Ben and Melissa have been in Atlanta before. He filmed “What To Expect When You’re Expecting” here and she starred in “Identity Thief.”