Melissa McCarthy May Join The Congregation Of 'St. Vincent De Van Nuys' With Bill Murray

Rex Reed and critics be damned, because audiences are loving Melissa McCarthy. “Identity Thief,” her first major leading role following her Oscar-nominated breakout success in “Bridesmaids,” is massive hit, already earning over $115 million and counting. And it’s probably a safe bet that her summer comedy “The Heat,” with Sandra Bullock, will generate as many bucks if not even more. So what's potentially next on her slate? How about a movie with Bill Murray? Deadline report that McCarthy will be receiving an offer (that’s right, this isn’t even an offer story, it’s a “going-to-get-an-offer” story) to star opposite Bill Murray in “St. Vincent De Van Nuys.” Wait, “St. Vincent De Van What Now?” First announced last summer, the Black List dramedy by Ted Melfi, who will also direct, follows a 12-year-old boy who forms an unlikely friendship with his war veteran neighbor (Murray). McCarthy will play the boy's single mother,
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