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Kristen Wiig

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  • Bill Murray, Tina Fey, Dan Aykroyd slated for 'SNL' 40th Anniversary Special

    A mix of celebrities and former "Saturday Night Live" cast members are slated to appear on the 40th Anniversary Special for the storied sketch comedy series scheduled to air Feb. 15. NBC ran a pair of minimalistic promos during Sunday's Super Bowl...
  • Sundance 2015: How 'Diary of a Teenage Girl' one-ups 'An Education'

    Sundance 2015: How 'Diary of a Teenage Girl' one-ups 'An Education'
    Maybe it's something about the word "girl" in the title. Or maybe it's what happens when you make a coming-of-age movie with animation. A number of factors may be at play. But as Sundance heads into its final phase, it’s clear that "Me and Earl...
  • 'Wet Hot American Summer' cast adds Jon Hamm, Kristen Wiig, more

    'Wet Hot American Summer' cast adds Jon Hamm, Kristen Wiig, more
    On Tuesday, Netflix released the first teaser trailer for its upcoming eight-episode revival of the cult indie comedy "Wet Hot American Summer," officially confirming the participation of virtually the entire cast of the original movie. On Wednesday,...
  • 'Ghostbusters' female cast taking shape

    After years of trying to spin off one of its most popular properties, Sony looks to be getting closer to getting a "Ghostbusters" movie off the ground. Sources tell Variety that Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones are in early...
  • 'Ghostbusters' reboot scares up cast: Wiig, McCarthy, McKinnon, Jones

    'Ghostbusters' reboot scares up cast: Wiig, McCarthy, McKinnon, Jones
    Director Paul Feig's "Ghostbusters" reboot has found its leading ladies. Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon are in talks to star in the Sony comedy about a quartet of paranormal exterminators, The Times has confirmed. Feig...
  • Sundance 2015: Lena Dunham, Mindy Kaling talk making it in Hollywood

    Sundance 2015: Lena Dunham, Mindy Kaling talk making it in Hollywood
    Before their girl crushes had uttered a word, the cheers started coming. “I love your pants, Mindy!” “I love your skirt, Kristen!” These were the crowd’s thought leaders -- Mindy Kaling, Lena Dunham, Kristen Wiig and...
  • True-crime documentary 'The Jinx' may leave mystery intact

    True-crime documentary 'The Jinx' may leave mystery intact
    "The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst," which premieres Sunday on HBO, is a seductive six-part series about a murder, maybe two murders, maybe three. It is not the first true-crime documentary to be presented at such length — there was...
  • 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...
  • 'SNL' celebrates 4 decades of being 'Live, from New York' with a 3-hour live anniversary bash

    "Saturday Night Live," which has never shied from self-congratulation with countless best-of, holiday and anniversary shindigs, is doing it again, big-time. "The SNL 40th Anniversary Special," three hours of it, will air live on Sunday at 8 p.m. EST on...
  • Grammys 2015 was a low-wattage affair

    Grammys 2015 was a low-wattage affair
    Whatever happened to the splashy awards-show production number? Once upon a time — say two or three years ago — high-concept spectacle was the default mode for a live television event like the Grammy Awards. You get the chance to play that...
  • 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...