Sandra Bullock, Melissa McCarthy Team Up for Cop Comedy

Entertainment May. 19, 2012 AT 4:30PM
Sandra Bullock arrives at the amfAR Inspiration Gala at Chateau Marmont; Melissa McCarthy arrives at the 21st Annual Hall of Fame gala. Sandra Bullock arrives at the amfAR Inspiration Gala at Chateau Marmont; Melissa McCarthy arrives at the 21st Annual Hall of Fame gala. Credit: Jon Kopaloff & Michael Tran/ FilmMagic

Melissa McCarthy and director Paul Feig proved they're a winning team with 2011's Bridesmaids, and now they're adding Oscar winner Sandra Bullock to the mix!

McCarthy, 41, and Bullock, 47, have signed on to star in an untitled buddy cop comedy about the "strained relationship between a high-strung FBI agent an unconventional Boston cop," Variety reports. It will be directed by Feig, 49, who has also worked on The Office, Arrested Development, Nurse Jackie and 30 Rock.

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The script for McCarthy and Bullock's proejct is being written by Katie Dippold, a staff writer on NBC's Parks and Recreation.

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In addition to her role on CBS' Mike & Molly, McCarthy will next appear on the big screen alongside Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann in This Is 40. Bullock last starred in Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close. Gravity, her drama with George Clooney, was originally scheduled for a November 21 release; it will now arrive in theaters in 2013.

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