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Paul Feig's The Heat -- starring Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy -- is getting primetime summer treatment. Fox is pushing the comedy's release back by nearly three months, from April 5 to June 28 -- the eve of the lucrative July 4th holiday. "The film is playing through the roof in test screenings," one studio insider says. (Watch the trailer above.) Photos: 21 of Hollywood's Ageless Actresses The decision to relocate The Heat also puts more distance between the film and Universal's upcoming comedy Identity Thief, pairing McCarthy with Jason Bateman. The Seth Gordon-directed movie opens Feb. 8. In a

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