Beth McCarthy-Miller to Direct Melissa McCarthy Comedy ‘Tammy’

McCarthy-Miller is best known for her television work, most notably “Saturday Night Live”

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.

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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.