Life of the Party (2018 film)

Life of the Party
Directed by Ben Falcone
Produced by
Written by
  • Melissa McCarthy
  • Ben Falcone
Starring
Cinematography Julio Macat
Production
company
Distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures
Release date
  • May 11, 2018 (2018-05-11)
Country United States
Language English

Life of the Party is an upcoming comedy film directed by Ben Falcone and written by Falcone and Melissa McCarthy. The film stars McCarthy, Maya Rudolph, Molly Gordon, Julie Bowen, Gillian Jacobs, Debby Ryan, Matt Walsh and Jacki Weaver. Produced by On the Day, the film is scheduled to be released May 11, 2018, by Warner Bros. Pictures.[1]

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CastEdit

ProductionEdit

Filming began in August 2016, in Atlanta, Georgia.[2]

CastingEdit

On July 8, 2016, Gillian Jacobs was first cast to play a sorority sister.[3] On July 28, Molly Gordon joined the cast to play McCarthy's daughter.[4] On August 2, Jacki Weaver joined the project to play McCarthy's mother.[5] On August 4, Maya Rudolph was cast as McCarthy's neurotic best friend[6] In August 12, Debby Ryan joined the cast to play Jennifer, a villain of sorts, a “mean girl” head of a sorority.[7] On August 24, Jimmy O. Yang and Adria Arjona joined the cast. Yang playing Tyler, boyfriend to the daughter of McCarthy’s character who’s described as a normal college guy who likes to party. Arjona is set to play Amanda, another “sorority sister with issues”.[8] On August 25, Matt Walsh was cast to play Dan, McCarthy’s husband who is “always wearing golf pants”.[9] On August 29, Julie Bowen joined the cast of the film as McCarthy's character's enemy.[10] In September 2016, Luke Benward joined the cast of the film, in an undisclosed role.[11]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ McNary, Dave (2016-07-15). "Melissa McCarthy's 'Life of the Party' Coming to Theaters in 2018". Retrieved 2016-08-05. 
  2. ^ McNary, Dave (2016-08-05). "Maya Rudolph Joins Melissa McCarthy's 'Life of the Party'". Retrieved 2016-08-05. 
  3. ^ Kit, Borys (July 8, 2016). "Gillian Jacobs Joins Melissa McCarthy in 'Life of the Party' (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved August 4, 2016. 
  4. ^ Kit, Borys (July 28, 2016). "'Animal Kingdom' Star Joins Melissa McCarthy Comedy 'Life of the Party' (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved August 14, 2016. 
  5. ^ Galuppo, Mia (August 2, 2016). "Jacki Weaver to Play Melissa McCarthy's Mom in 'Life of the Party' (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved August 4, 2016. 
  6. ^ Kit, Borys (August 4, 2016). "Maya Rudolph Joins Melissa McCarthy Comedy 'Life of the Party' (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved August 4, 2016. 
  7. ^ Kit, Borys (August 12, 2016). "Disney Channels Debby Ryan Joins Melissa McCarthy in "Life of the Party (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved August 14, 2016. 
  8. ^ Lincoln, Ross A. (August 24, 2016). "Jimmy O. Yang, Adria Arjona Join Melissa McCarthy's 'Life Of The Party'; Jeremy Renner To Lead 'Arctic Justice' Voice Cast". Deadline. Retrieved August 25, 2016. 
  9. ^ Wagmeister, Elizabeth (August 25, 2016). "'Veep' Star Matt Walsh Joins Melissa McCarthy's 'Life of the Party' (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved August 25, 2016. 
  10. ^ McNary, Dave (August 29, 2016). "Julie Bowen Joins Melissa McCarthy's Comedy 'Life of the Party'". Variety. Retrieved August 29, 2016. 
  11. ^ Kroll, Justin (September 7, 2016). "Melissa McCarthy's Comedy 'Life of the Party' Adds Luke Benward". Variety. Retrieved November 20, 2016. 

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