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Melissa McCarthy, Ben Falcone Reteam on New Line Comedy ‘Life of the Party’

The husband-and-wife duo will work together again on the heels of ”The Boss“ and ”Tammy“

On the same day that their new Universal comedy “The Boss” hits theaters, Melissa McCarthy and her husband Ben Falcone are re-teaming on a New Line comedy titled “Life of the Party,” an individual familiar with the project has told TheWrap.

Like “The Boss,” McCarthy will star and Falcone will direct. The duo co-wrote the script and will produce as well under their On the Day banner. They previously collaborated on New Line’s “Tammy,” which grossed more than $100 million worldwide.

Plot details are being kept under wraps, but an insider likens “Life of the Party” to the 1986 Rodney Dangerfield comedy “Back to School.” Production could start as soon as this summer.

“The Boss” is expected to gross between $21 million and $24 million this weekend as it takes on several new releases including “Hardcore Henry” and “Demolition” as well as the third week of the Warner Bros.’ superhero mashup “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.”

McCarthy next stars in director Paul Feig’s “Ghostbusters” reboot for Sony, due in theaters July 15, where she teams up with Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones, Kate McKinnon and Chris Hemsworth. She also announced that she will reprise her role as the chef Sookie in Netflix’s reboot of “The Gilmore Girls.”

She and Falcone are represented by CAA and MGMT. Entertainment. The Hollywood Reporter first reported the news.