The Heat

(2013)

Uptight FBI special agent Sarah Ashburn is paired with testy Boston cop Shannon Mullins in order to take down a ruthless drug lord. The hitch: neither woman has ever had a partner -- or a friend for that matter.

Paul Feig Developing ‘The Heat’ Spin-Off for Jamie Denbo and Jessica Chaffin

Paul Feig Developing ‘The Heat’ Spin-Off for Jamie Denbo and Jessica Chaffin

Director Paul Feig is teaming up again with Chernin Entertainment and 20th Century Fox for a spin-off of his comedy hit The Heat, which focuses on Jamie Denbo and Jessica Chaffin's characters Beth and Gina.

Beth and Gina are members of Detective Mullins' (Melissa McCarthy) extended family in The Heat, who grilled FBI agent Ashburn (Sandra Bullock) about a number of topics in a memorable scene around the dinner table. Tricia McAlpin is writing the script, with Paul Feig and Jessie Henderson producing alongside Chernin Entertainment.

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EXCLUSIVE: Director Paul Feig Talks ‘The Heat’

EXCLUSIVE: Director Paul Feig Talks ‘The Heat’

Oscar Winner Sandra Bullock and Oscar Nominee Melissa McCarthy are on fire in the outrageously funny comedy The Heat. Uptight FBI Special Agent Sarah Ashburn and foul-mouthed Boston cop Shannon Mullins couldn't be more incompatible. But when they join forces to bring down a ruthless drug lord, they become the last thing anyone expected...buddies. The Heat exploded at the box office with over $218 million worldwide, and now its coming home on Blu-ray and DVD, available October 15. To celebrate this release, we caught up with director Paul Feig. Watch our exclusive interview as he talks about his own career as an actor, the differences between the rated and unrated cuts, and how he managed to get Kaitlin Olson in for a cameo despite the It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia having just given birth.

Before The Heat, Paul Feig's had big screen success with another female-driven comedy, Bridesmaids, also starring Melissa McCarthy. Writer/producer/director/actor Paul Feig has worn many hats throughout his enduring showbiz career. From teenage standup to high-profile Hollywood player, his unique perspective always seems to offer something fresh and innovative.

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BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS: Will ‘White House Down’ Beat ‘The Heat’?

BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS: Will ‘White House Down’ Beat ‘The Heat’?

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‘The Heat’ Mondo Poster

‘The Heat’ Mondo Poster

Mondo is excited to unveil a collectible full size poster for The Heat from artist The Dude Designs. The explosive piece of art will be available for free at 10pm opening night showtimes of The Heat on June 27 at Alamo Drafthouse theaters across the country, while supplies last. From director Paul Feig (Zombie High), The Heat stars Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy.

Uptight FBI Special Agent Sarah Ashburn (Sandra Bullock) and foul-mouthed Boston cop Shannon Mullins (Melissa McCarthy) couldn't be more incompatible. But when they join forces to bring down a ruthless drug lord, they become the last thing anyone expected: buddies.

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‘The Heat’ 'Drunk Dancing' Clip

‘The Heat’ 'Drunk Dancing' Clip

Twentieth Century Fox has unveiled a new clip for Paul Feig's comedy The Heat. Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy star as a pair of cops, who team up to take down a drug lord. Watch as the duo has some drunken fun in this latest look.

The Heat was released June 28th, 2013.

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‘The Heat’ 'Dinner' Clip

‘The Heat’ 'Dinner' Clip

FBI Special Agent Sarah Ashburn (Sandra Bullock) tries to remain calm during a boisterous dinner with Boston cop Shannon Williams (Melissa McCarthy) in a scene from The Heat. These two completely opposite law enforcement officers are forced to team up to help bring down a notorious drug lord. Their path to justice has quite a noisy roadblock during this clip from director Paul Feig's comedy, where Shannon dumps Sarah in the midst of her outspoken family. Watch as the awkwardness ensues. We also have six lobby cards for you to check out, featuring It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia's Kaitlin Olson.

The Heat was released June 28th, 2013.

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‘The Heat’ Poster with Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy

‘The Heat’ Poster with Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy

The 20th Century Fox comedy The Heat may be taking a page from the Red 2 poster playbook (or possibly the NBA's Miami Heat color scheme) in the latest one-sheet. Sandra Bullock stars as uptight FBI agent Sarah Ashburn who is forced to team up with the loose cannon Boston detective Shannon Mullins (Melissa McCarthy), in order to take down a notorious drug lord. While they may not be the best of friends, Sarah and Shannon certainly seem ready for action in this poster for director Paul Feig's comedy, in theaters June 28.

The Heat was released June 28th, 2013.

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Four ‘The Heat’ Photos with Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy

Four ‘The Heat’ Photos with Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy

Four photos have arrived from The Heat, director Paul Feig's follow-up to 2011's Bridesmaids. Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy are two mismatched cops who must team-up to take down a drug lord. Check it out as Back to The Future's Thomas F. Wilson also gets in on the action.

The Heat was released June 28th, 2013.

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