New Line and DC Entertainment are joining forces for a new film.
Tiffany Haddish known for her role in “Girls Trip” and Melissa McCarthy who was nominated for an Academy Award in 2012 for her role in “Bridesmaids” can now add comic book character to their resumes.
The two comedic actresses will be teaming up to bring the DC/Vertigo comic series “The Kitchen” to the big screen.
The series takes place in the 1970s, and follows three women as they take over “the business” after their husbands are arrested in Hell’s Kitchen new York.
While Haddish’s deal is already signed, McCarthy is still finalizing hers.
Deadline reports, The deal expands McCarthy’s relationship with New Line, which began with the 2014 comedy “Tammy” and continues with “Life Of The Party”, set for release May 11.
McCarthy is also producing “Superintelligence” and “Margie Clause,” the latter a holiday musical in which she stars for New Line. She also has coming this year Fox Searchlight’s Can You Ever Forgive Me, and the STX film “The Happy Time Murders.”
“Straight Out Of Compton” co writer Andrea Berloff, wrote the screen play and will make her directorial debut with the film.
The Kitchen debut in 2014 and was written by Ollie Masters and Ming Doyle.