Los Angeles - Melissa McCarthy will play Tinker Bell. The Bridesmaids star will take on the role of the fairy heroine in a currently untitled comedy-adventure by Fox, reports Deadline.Sex Tape writer Nicholas Stoller will pen the script based upon J. M. Barrie's play Peter Pan from 1904, while 'Night at the Museum: The Secret Tomb' director Shawn Levy will helm the film. The 44-year-old actress most recently appeared in the comedy drama St Vincent, during which she appears to have made quite an impression on her co-star Bill Murray who recently suggested Melissa for a part in the reboot Ghostbusters 3. The 'Lost In Translation' actor - who was an original Ghostbuster alongside Dan Aykroyd, Ernie Hudson and Harold Ramis in the 1980s movies - said that he would like to see the 'Tammy' star appear in a female-led sequel to the film, along with fellow 'Bridesmaids' actress Kristen Wiig.Bill said: "Melissa would be a spectacular Ghostbuster. And Kristen Wiig is so funny - God, she's funny!"
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