McCarthy played Samantha's socially awkward childhood best friend, whom Samantha hasn't seen since seventh grade.
In 2013, McCarthy co-starred with in the buddy cop comedy.
Her career started with stand-up comedy in Los Angeles, and later in New York City.
McCarthy also spent time working as the costumer for a dance company.
McCarthy co-wrote the script for the movie , which was released on July 2, 2014.
In 2011, McCarthy had a breakout performance in the comedy movie alongside , , , and.