New Line has lined up Beth McCarthy Miller, best known for directing Saturday Night Live, to direct its Melissa McCarthy project, TheWrap has confirmed.
The movie Tammy is a star vehicle for the Emmy -winning Melissa McCarthy. She plays a woman who, after losing her job at Hardee's, learns that her husband is cheating on her. She responds the way anyone would -- by going on a road trip with her foul-mouthed grandmother.
Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone wrote the movie and are executive producers.
McCarthy-Miller directed 218 episodes of SNL from 1995 to 2006. She also has directed episodes of 30 Rock, Modern Family, The Marriage Ref and The Jon Stewart Show, among others.