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Kristen Wiig

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  • 'Lorenzo's Oil' Inventor Augusto Odone Dies at 80

    Augusto Odone, a former World Bank economist, defied skeptical scientists to invent a treatment to try to save the life of his little boy, wasting away from a neurological disease, and to give hope to other children afflicted with the same genetic defect....
  • Paul Rudd hosts 'Saturday Night Live': Kristen Wiig, Fred Armisen, Will Ferrell and 'Anchorman' cast stop by

     
    Paul Rudd's third time hosting "Saturday Night Live" featured many returning players like Kristen Wiig, Fred Armisen, and Will Ferrell, and classic sketches like Dooneese and Bill Brasky....
  • 'Despicable Me 2'

    'Despicable Me 2'
    This animated sequel was more than a raging success at the box office; it also has a place in film history ... as the most profitable movie in the history of Universal Pictures to date. Steve Carell returns as the voice of the now-domesticated Gru,...
  • Awards campaign for James Franco is suitably Alien

    Awards campaign for James Franco is suitably Alien
    The line between the real and the surreal is a thin one for James Franco. The actor's persona has become such a carefully cultivated hall of post-postmodern mirrors that it can often be hard to tell what's true and what's a put-on. So naturally, when...
  • Fall 2013 Movie Preview

    Lee Daniels' The Butler PG-13; Forest Whitaker, David Banner, Mariah Carey, Alex Pettyfer, Oprah Winfrey, John Cusack, James Marsden. Based on a true story, Cecil Gaines served as a butler in the White House for eight terms, major events such as the...
  • With 'Despicable Me 2,' fans again go bananas over Gru's minions

    If you looked up into the sky over the 101 Freeway last weekend, you might have noticed a massive, yellow, cylindrical aircraft hovering above the traffic. The floating orb was a blimp painted in the image of a minion — the gibberish-speaking...
  • Kristen Wiig Recalls Worst High-School Moment, at 'Girl Most Likely' Premiere

    If you had merely walked by the front of Gotham's Landmark Sunshine Cinema, you would've been none the wiser. But packed into a stuffy basement, press and celebs shook hands July 15 for a special screening of Lionsgate and Roadside Attraction's "Girl Most...
  • Linda Cardellini, Tim Robbins and Jennifer Jason Leigh Join Kristen Wiig Film (EXCLUSIVE)

    Kristen Wiig's next film is gearing up as Linda Cardellini, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Tim Robbins have joined the cast of the Gary Sanchez and Bron Studios comedy "Welcome to Me." Shira Piven is directing from a script by Eliot Laurence. The story...
  • Emmy Comedy Supporting Actress: What Will Happen?

    And here it is, our final category spotlight before Thursday's Emmy nominations. Here's how the field shapes up for supporting actress in a comedy. Open doors: Two of last year's six nominee slots have opened, one because of the passing of Kathryn...
  • Emmys: Comedy Nominations Play It Straight

    Comedy is tragedy plus time. The Emmy nominations for comedy offer neither. It's not exactly a catastrophe that the field of Emmy comedy nominees has barely changed in the past year, but maintaining most of the status quo won't exactly make the crowds at...
  • 'The Simpsons' to kill off character this season

    'The Simpsons' to kill off character this season
    "The Simpsons" may be going strong in its 25th season, but a major character from the long-running animated series will soon meet his or her maker. In a conference call with reporters last week, executive producer Al Jean revealed plans to kill off a...