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The story follows Michelle Darnell, a titan of industry who is sent to prison after she’s convicted of 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 Boss is an upcoming American comedy film directed by Ben Falcone and produced, co-written by, and starring Falcone’s wife Melissa McCarthy as the titular character. The film also stars Kristen Bell, Peter Dinklage, Annie Mumolo, Tyler Labine, Margo Martindale and Kathy Bates. The film is scheduled to be released on April 8, 2016, by Universal Pictures.
Principal photography began March 12, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia and has filmed in numerous area locations including Agnes Scott College, Crescent Avenue in Midtown, Glenwood Park, and the Buckhead Loop area.
Directed by: Ben Falcone
Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Bell, Peter Dinklage, Kristen Schaal, Tyler Labine, Cecily Strong, Kathy Bates, Margo Martindale, Ella Anderson, Annie Mumolo, Sharon Conley, Janell Islas
Screenplay by: Ben Falcone, Steve Mallory
Production Design by: Rusty Smith
Cinematography by: Julio Macat
Film Editing by: Craig Alpert
Costume Design by: Wendy Chuck
Set Decoration by: Amy McGary
Music by: Christopher Lennertz
MPAA Rating: R for sexual content, language and brief drug use.
Studio: Universal Pictures
Release Date: April 8, 2016