Melissa McCarthy plays Tammy, a woman who is laid off from her job at a fast food restaurant, who discovers that her husband is having an affair and decides to go on a road trip with her "foul-mouthed, alcoholic, diabetic grandmother" played by Susan Sarandon.
Kathy Bates plays the grandmother’s lesbian friend "who saves the duo from some bad spots". Based on reports from the set, Sandra Oh will be playing Kathy Bates' character's girlfriend.
|Sandra Oh with the amazing cast shooting a scene at Niagara Falls. |
Photo: James Neiss, Niagara Gazette
Tammy is co-written by Melissa McCarthy and her husband, Ben Falcone, who is also directing the film. Will Ferrell and Adam McKay are producing.
Tammy is set to premiere in cinemas on July 2, 2014.