• Melissa McCarthy to star in movie about first Boston female officers


    HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - Hollywood star Melissa McCarthy will star in a yet untitled movie that tells that true story of the first female Boston Police officers. 

    The film is based on a book proposal by Alexandra Lydon about the first women that joined the ranks of the BPD in the 1970s. 

    The book describes the transition of women breaking into the "notorious old boys' club" that was the Boston Police Department. The women, both black and white, find themselves in a racially divided city during a social revolution, says the movie producers. 

    Unlike other films with McCarthy, this will be a drama. She will also produce it with her husband and production partner Ben Falcone. Lydon will be an executive producer. 

    The film is still in its very beginning stages and there's no word on when it will start filming. 


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