According to several key industry insiders, it seems that actress Nia Long has joined a new comedy film along with rapper 50 cent! The new film is titled Spy, which will be directed by Paul Feig (of The Heat, Bridesmaids fame).
We also hear that funny actress Melissa McCarthy (of The Heat, Saturday Night Live fame) is the star of the film. She plays a rookie CIA analyst who goes out into the field for the first time, to track down the person responsible for the death of her lover, played by Jude Law.
In the film 50 Cent will be playing himself in the film, and Nia Long will play the role of a top CIA official.
Word is Jason Statham (who will play an “overconfident yet clumsy spy”), Rose Byrne, British comedienne Miranda Hart, and Bobby Cannavale are all on board as well..
Filming for Spy will begin this month in Budapest for a spring 2015 release.