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Kristen Wiig

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  • Lifetime deciding what to do with Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig movie

    Lifetime deciding what to do with Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig movie
    The fate of a Lifetime TV movie featuring Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig remained unclear on Friday after the project's planned secrecy was spoiled. The former "Saturday Night Live" stars made the ominously titled "A Deadly Adoption," playing a couple...
  • The power of comedy is subplot in agency war

    The power of comedy is subplot in agency war
    The defection of top agents from Creative Artists Agency to the smaller United Talent Agency this week has underscored the growing importance of comedy — and versatile comedic actors — to the entertainment business. CAA filed a lawsuit...
  • 'Masterminds' trailer: Zach Galifianakis and Kristen Wiig in a heist movie

    'Masterminds' trailer: Zach Galifianakis and Kristen Wiig in a heist movie
    Zach Galifianakis and Kristen Wiig rob a bank in the upcoming movie "Masterminds," which is based on a real heist that happened in North Carolina in 1997. A trailer for the movie released this week shows the pair working as armored car security guards...
  • Clicking and Streaming: 'Fried Green Tomatoes' and 'Bridesmaids,' two films that pass The Bechdel Test

    Clicking and Streaming: 'Fried Green Tomatoes' and 'Bridesmaids,' two films that pass The Bechdel Test
    When it comes to film, representations of women are for the most part, epic fails. They're almost always afforded roles like a flatly characterized romantic partner or their actions and emotions are used toward other, almost always male characters'...
  • TV This Week, March 29-April 4: 'The Dovekeepers' on CBS

    TV This Week, March 29-April 4: 'The Dovekeepers' on CBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 29 - April 4, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SUNDAY It's Taylor Swift versus Sam Smith,...
  • Wiig, Stiller, Watts in PB Film Fest screenings

    Wiig, Stiller, Watts in PB Film Fest screenings
    This is only director Shira Piven's second feature film, and "Welcome to Me" stars big names like Kristen Wiig, Joan Cusack, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Tim Robbins. The story of a woman with borderline personality disorder who wins the lottery and...
  • At 40, 'Saturday Night Live' is still in its prime

     At 40, 'Saturday Night Live' is still in its prime
    "Saturday Night Live" is 40 years old this year. Forty years before its debut — Oct. 11, 1975, during the Ford administration — Jack Benny was in his third year on radio; the Marx Brothers were starring in "A Night at the Opera," their first...
  • Sony faces creative uncertainty as Pascal prepares to exit

    Sony faces creative uncertainty as Pascal prepares to exit
    Amy Pascal's exit from Sony Pictures comes as the studio faces one of its biggest creative crossroads. The film studio has been trailing its Hollywood rivals when it comes to big, reliable franchises — the kind of blockbusters that drive the box...
  • Tribeca 2015: Fest will open this year with 'SNL' movie

    Tribeca 2015: Fest will open this year with 'SNL' movie
    The Tribeca Film Festival is catching "Saturday Night Live" fever for this year's opening night. The New York film confab will kick off its 2015 gathering on April 15 with "Live From New York!," nonfiction filmmaker Bao Nguyen's look at the long-running...
  • 'Saturday Night Live': Gilda the great

    'Saturday Night Live': Gilda the great
    "Saturday Night Live" takes a very long bow -- three and a half hours -- Sunday night on NBC. How you feel about that 40th anniversary celebration will depend on how you have experienced the show.  If, like me, you saw it from the beginning, you...
  • Trailer released for Judd Apatow's 'Trainwreck,' starring and written by Amy Schumer

    Trailer released for Judd Apatow's 'Trainwreck,' starring and written by Amy Schumer
    As producer and/or director, Judd Apatow is nothing less than a starmaker, elevating the careers of Steve Carell ("The 40-Year-Old Virgin"), Kristen Wiig ("Bridesmaids") and many more into legit movie stardom. "Trainwreck," opening this summer and...