The Boss is an upcoming American comedy film directed by Ben Falcone and written by Falcone, Melissa McCarthy, and Steve Mallory. The film stars McCarthy, Kristen Bell, Peter Dinklage, Annie Mumolo, Tyler Labine, Margo Martindale, and Kathy Bates. The film is scheduled to be released on April 8, 2016, by Universal Pictures.
The story follows Michelle Darnell, a titan of industry who is sent to prison after she’s convicted of insider trading. When she emerges ready to rebrand herself as America’s latest sweetheart, not everyone she screwed over is so quick to forgive and forget.