Spy (2015 film)
|Directed by||Paul Feig|
|Produced by||Paul Feig
|Written by||Paul Feig|
|Music by||Theodore Shapiro|
|Edited by||Dean Zimmerman
21 Laps Entertainment
|Distributed by||20th Century Fox|
Spy is an upcoming American action comedy film directed and written by Paul Feig. The film stars Melissa McCarthy, Rose Byrne, Jason Statham, Jude Law, Miranda Hart and Nargis Fakhri. The film is scheduled for a May 22, 2015 release.
The misadventures of secret agent Susan Cooper.
- Melissa McCarthy as Susan Cooper
- Rose Byrne
- Jason Statham
- Jude Law
- Miranda Hart
- Nargis Fakhri
- Bobby Cannavale
- Nia Long
- Peter Serafinowicz
- Björn Gustafsson
- Morena Baccarin
- Allison Janney as Elaine Crocker
- Zach Woods
- Jessica Chaffin
- 50 Cent as himself
- Alicia Vela-Bailey
- Verka Serduchka
On June 18, 2013, it was announced that Paul Feig was developing Susan Cooper, a female spy comedy movie, for 20th Century Fox. Feig plans to write and direct the film, and was looking for a leading lady. On November 12, 2013, Fox announced a film release date of May 22, 2015. On March 28, 2014, the film's title was changed to Spy. Peter Chernin and Jenno Topping will also produce the film with Chernin Entertainment banner.
On July 25, 2013, it was confirmed that Melissa McCarthy was in negotiations to play the title role of Susan Cooper, a female comic version of James Bond. On October 17, Rose Byrne also joined the cast of the film. On October 21, it was reported that Jason Statham met with Feig to begin talks about joining the cast; he would later join on February 26, 2014.
On March 6, 2014, it was reported that actor Jude Law was in final talks to join the cast of the film. On March 12, it was revealed that Bollywood actress Nargis Fakhri would make her Hollywood debut with the spy comedy film, she will play a secret agent. On March 28, Miranda Hart also signed on to star in the spy comedy film, while Bobby Cannavale and Nia Long were in final talks to join. McCarthy will play Susan Cooper, a CIA analyst who goes into the field to find the person responsible for the death of her lover, a suave super-spy which Law is portraying. Statham will play an overconfident yet clumsy spy, Cannavale will be a villain, an Italian playboy, while Long will play one of the heads of the CIA. On April 1, 50 Cent joined the cast of the film, and will play himself. On April 24, Feig confirmed the role of Fakhri and also added two more comic actors Peter Serafinowicz and Björn Gustafsson. On April 30, both Morena Baccarin and Allison Janney joined the cast of the film, Baccarin will play one of the agency’s top deadly spies, while Janney will play top CIA agent Elaine Crocker. On May 2, Zach Woods joined the cast of the film. On May 29, Jessica Chaffin was added to the cast of the film.
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