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All hail Melissa McCarthy, Hollywood's indestructible comic superwoman
All hail Melissa McCarthy, Hollywood's indestructible comic superwoman

It is a good time to be Melissa McCarthy. McCarthy was nominated for supporting actress for her performance in "Bridesmaids" two years ago, won an Emmy for her TV series "Mike & Molly," was second to Jennifer Lawrence in a recent poll of best-liked actresses, and she has just launched "Tammy," which she co-wrote with her husband, Ben Falcone, who also directed. To top it off, her last five movies have grossed $650 million. "No other star in Hollywood," waxed Vulture.com, "delivers as consistently, and in such great numbers, and with so little assistance as Melissa McCarthy." She may be Hollywood's biggest female star. She may also be its most important. Of course, her popularity begins...

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