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Kristen Wiig

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  • Weekend preview: Back to your cool old days with 'Blue Velvet'

    Weekend preview: Back to your cool old days with 'Blue Velvet'
    One minute, you’re all cool and everything, hanging out with the smart crowd in all the word-of-mouth-only dives, with the razor-sharp conversation, the clothes, the hair, the tragically hip insouciance … and then — bam! — a...
  • Jason Sudeikis in Talks to Join Zach Galifianakis, Kristen Wiig in Heist Movie

    Jason Sudeikis is in talks to join Zach Galifianakis, Owen Wilson and Kristen Wiig in Relativity's untitled armored car project, formerly known as "Loomis Fargo." The movie, to be released Aug. 14, 2015, is set to begin production in July with Jared Hess...
  • All hail Melissa McCarthy, Hollywood's indestructible comic superwoman

     All hail Melissa McCarthy, Hollywood's indestructible comic superwoman
    It is a good time to be Melissa McCarthy. McCarthy was nominated for supporting actress for her performance in "Bridesmaids" two years ago, won an Emmy for her TV series "Mike & Molly," was second to Jennifer Lawrence in a recent poll of best-liked...
  • WATCH: Bill Hader, Kristen Wiig Star in 'The Skeleton Twins' Trailer

    The full-length trailer for dark comedy "The Skeleton Twins" sees "Saturday Night Live" alums Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig perfectly illustrating the trials and tribulations of reuniting with a sibling after a decade apart. "The Skeleton Twins" is...
  • Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone Talk Midwest Upbringing, Working Relationship at 'Tammy' Premiere

    After seven years of working to turn their concept into a feature film, comedic couple Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone said the premiere of "Tammy" Monday night at the TCL Chinese Theatre was not only the final step to completing a long-awaited project...
  • Chicago actor cast in Marvel's 'Ant-Man'

    Chicago actor cast in Marvel's 'Ant-Man'
    The upcoming Marvel adaptation of “Ant-Man” starring Paul Rudd will also feature Chicago theater actor-turned-filmmaker David Dastmalchian, whose semi-autobiographical indie “Animals” (which examined addiction with a sly and...
  • 'Mr. Magoo's' creator gets an overdue spotlight

    'Mr. Magoo's' creator gets an overdue spotlight
    I remember first stumbling upon one of John Hubley's animated films when his Oscar-winning 1959 short "Moonbird" screened here last year. It returns this weekend in a retrospective featuring seven other Hubley shorts at the Siskel Film Center, which is...
  • Maya Rudolph to party with Tina Fey, Amy Poehler in 'The Nest'

    Maya Rudolph to party with Tina Fey, Amy Poehler in 'The Nest'
    Maya Rudolph just got an invite to Tina Fey and Amy Poehler's house party — but don't tell Mom and Dad. The "Bridesmaids" actress has joined the cast of Fey and Poehler's upcoming Universal comedy "The Nest," about two adult sisters who decide...
  • A look at the Emmy races for movies, miniseries, talk shows and more

    After three years in which TV movies and miniseries were lumped together in one ungainly category, the television academy believes there's enough programming to again warrant a separation. (The acting awards remain combo affairs, however.) Were they...
  • 'SNL' at 40: Remember the originals

    'SNL' at 40: Remember the originals
    NBC has announced that it will celebrate the 40th anniversary of "Saturday Night Live" with a three-hour special Feb. 15. " 'Saturday Night Live' is an institution unlike anything else in television history,"  Robert Greenblatt, chairman of NBC...
  • 'How to Train Your Dragon 2' packs emotional firepower in a rip-roaring ride

    From the fashionable day-old scruff on Hiccup's 20-year-old Viking chin to the amped-up fire power of Toothless, "How to Train Your Dragon 2" has made good use of the years since the villagers of Berk and the boy who'd rather not be chief first charmed...