First Clip from THE HEAT Starring Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy

     April 12, 2013


Universal has released the first clip from Paul Feig‘s new comedy, The Heat.  The film is a standard buddy-cop formula where a straight-laced cop (Sandra Bullock) is teamed up with a shoot-from-the-hip partner (Melissa McCarthy), and they learn to overcome their differences and become BFFs on their mission to bring down the bad guys.  The plot is secondary to the chemistry, and judging by the trailer, Bullock and McCarthy look like they’re going to be a great comic duo.  Most of the new clip is material that’s already been in the trailer, so there’s no need to worry about spoilers.

Hit the jump to check out the clip.  The Heat opens June 28th.

Via MTV.

Here’s the official synopsis for The Heat:

Uptight and straight-laced, FBI Special Agent Sarah Ashburn (Sandra Bullock) is a methodical investigator with a reputation for excellence–and hyper-arrogance. Shannon Mullins (Melissa McCarthy), one of Boston P.D.’s “finest,” is foul-mouthed and has a very short fuse, and uses her gut instinct and street smarts to catch the most elusive criminals. Neither has ever had a partner, or a friend for that matter. When these two wildly incompatible law officers join forces to bring down a ruthless drug lord, they become the last thing anyone expected: buddies. From Paul Feig, the director of “Bridesmaids.”


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