Melissa McCarthy To Join The Hangover Part III?

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"The Hangover Part III" may be adding a dash of female fun to the mix.

According to Variety, Melissa McCarthy is in talks to play a small role in the third installment of the raucous comedy.

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While the "Bridemaids" star has yet to officially sign on, sources for the trade paper say McCarthy 's involvement is "likely."

If the "Mike & Molly" actress does sign on for "Hangover," she'll be joining returning stars Ed Helms, Bradley Cooper, Zach Galifianakis, Justin Bartha and Heather Graham, who will reprise her role as stripper Jade in the third film.

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"The Hangover Part III" is set to hit theaters on May 24, 2013.

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