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Kristen Wiig

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  • Watch: First look at Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig Lifetime movie 'A Deadly Adoption'

    Watch: First look at Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig Lifetime movie 'A Deadly Adoption'
    There's mystery, an unexplained confrontation and even some blood in the first trailer for Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig's take on the campy made-for-TV movie genre, "A Deadly Adoption." In the trailer for the movie that will air on Lifetime this...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'The Good Lie' on HBO

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'The Good Lie' on HBO
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 7 - 13, 2015 in PDF format This week'sáTVáMovies -------------------- SERIES MasterChef The "mystery box" dishes the...
  • 'Spy' is an agent of fun for Melissa McCarthy

    For a few years now, summer movies have been tinged by such darkness and destruction that when a movie as adamantly breezy as "Spy" comes along it feels not just refreshing but like a rebuke. Movies can be fun too, it wants to remind audiences, without...
  • 'Spy' director makes movies by, for and with funny women

    Paul Feig is piloting femme-driven comedy higher every year. He launched Kristen Wiig to stardom in the raunchy rom com "Bridesmaids." He revived Sandra Bullock's funny career and revved up Melissa McCarthy's in the cop parody "The Heat." He shot in...
  • 'Spy' review: Melissa McCarthy goes the full Bond

    'Spy' review: Melissa McCarthy goes the full Bond
    Last year, in the Bill Murray vehicle "St. Vincent," Melissa McCarthy did something she'd never done before in the movies. She did less. Her role, neither a wallflower nor the raunchy life of the party, required an easier, lower-key brand of comic truth...
  • Cine: Estrenos de verano 2015

    Cine: Estrenos de verano 2015
    Terror, acciˇn, drama y comedia. El regreso a Jurassic Park, de las “misiones imposibles” con Tom Cruise; Meryl Streep como roquera; el actor oriundo de Chicago Michael Pe˝a como un exorcista, y los Minions como protagonistas, entre los...
  • Why would Rebel Wilson lie about her age?

    Why would Rebel Wilson lie about her age?
    On Monday, "Pitch Perfect 2″ actress Rebel Wilson took to Twitter after what she called the "shady Australian press" claimed she was not 29, but 36. Oh, and that her name wasn't really Rebel Wilson. "Okay but all jokes aside now," the actress...
  • Review: 'Welcome to Me'

    As a comic performer with admirably sneaky dramatic instincts, Kristen Wiig works like a pair of binoculars as peered into from the wrong end. Tiny throwaway mutterings become the activation point of an exchange, even an entire scene, while conventionally...
  • Jack Black is game for anything -- except vanity

    Jack Black is game for anything -- except vanity
    Jack Black gets some of his best ideas in the middle of the night. In his younger days, he would often stay up until dawn, playing Scrabble over the Internet and letting his mind roam to strange places. Now that he's got kids — sons ages 6 and 8...
  • 'Welcome to Me' is highly gawkable

    'Welcome to Me' is highly gawkable
    “Why doesn’t it look like ‘Oprah’?” Alice (Kristen Wiig) asks about the production value of her recently launched, guest-free talk show. Responds one of the many employees who can’t believe this series is happening:...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'The Odd Couple' on CBS

    Thursday's TV Highlights: 'The Odd Couple' on CBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 3 - 9, 2015 in PDF format This week'sáTVáMovies -------------------- SERIES The Big Bang Theory Leonard and Penny...