The Heat is a fun follow-up for director Paul Feig, after the unexpected smash success of Bridesmaids. He returns with Melissa McCarthy on his team, and adds Oscar-winner Sandra Bullock, circa her Miss Congeniality days, creating a mis-matched duo of police authorities out to bust a drug ring. It’s a buddy cop in which the buddies – and cops – are women. I found it funny, the music body-rocking, and the pairing a delight: Sandra B is a great foil to Melissa’s OTT ways.
I spoke to Paul Feig, Melissa McCarthy and Sandra Bullock about bringing the heat, Bridesmaids, and the best quality a man can have.
The Heat opens in South Africa this weekend.