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  • Kristen Wiig to direct first film, written with 'Bridesmaids' partner

    Kristen Wiig to direct first film, written with 'Bridesmaids' partner
    Kristen Wiig is set to make her directorial debut on a buddy comedy that will reunite her with her "Bridesmaids" co-writer, Annie Mumolo. The New York Times first reported the news that the duo will write, produce and star in a now-untitled movie for...
  • Kristen Wiig to Make Directorial Debut on Buddy Comedy

    Kristen Wiig will star in and direct her first movie, a comedy she's co-writing with "Bridesmaids" partner Annie Mumolo, for Tom Rothman's TriStar Prods. Details of the project are being kept under wraps beyond that Wiig and Mumolo will play best friends...
  • 'Obvious Child' is star-making and splendid

    'Obvious Child' is star-making and splendid
    ***1/2 (out of four) Seriously: Jenny Slate has arrived. In the wonderful “Obvious Child,” she’s funny, vulnerable, endearing and specific—an odd character who feels real because the person playing her makes her real. It’s...
  • DirecTV and AT&T make case for deal. Kristen Wiig to try directing.

    DirecTV and AT&T make case for deal. Kristen Wiig to try directing.
    After the coffee. Before wondering where the last 20 years went. The Skinny: Hard to believe it's been 20 years since the Nicole Simpson-Ron Goldman murders. I was living here then and once a friend and I played detective and timed the drive from O.J....
  • Rebel Wilson to report for duty in 'Private Benjamin' remake

    Rebel Wilson to report for duty in 'Private Benjamin' remake
    Ten-hut! Rebel Wilson is headed to boot camp. The "Pitch Perfect" comedian is set to star in a remake of the 1980 comedy "Private Benjamin" for New Line, according to a Tracking Board report. The original movie starred Goldie Hawn as a spoiled...
  • Chicago Critics Film Festival preview

    Chicago Critics Film Festival preview
    For the record: While I’m a member of the Chicago Film Critics Association, I did not program the CFCA-created Chicago Critics Film Festival, which takes over the Music Box through Thursday. I have, however, seen several of the movies on the...
  • Met Gala 2014: Lupita Nyong'o, Beyonce, Kimye and lots of couples!

    Ladies and gentleman, unleash your hoop skirts! Big ball gowns, super-long tailcoats and a return to formalwear were on full display at Monday night's Metropolitan Museum of Art's annual Costume Institute Gala in New York City. The Met Gala honored...
  • Nantucket Film Festival to Launch 2014 Lineup with 'The Skeleton Twins'

    The 19th annual Nantucket Film Festival has announced its 2014 lineup, kicking off with opener "The Skeleton Twins," a dark comedy about estranged siblings starring Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader. Sci-fi romance/mystery "I Origins," which stars Brit Marling...
  • A marshmallow Peeps movie rolls (slowly) down the line

    A marshmallow Peeps movie rolls (slowly) down the line
    To those who say cinema may be dying a slow death, have you heard about the new Peeps movie? OK, so it doesn’t seem like the animated film will actually happen anytime soon. As first reported on Deadline, it’s just one screenwriter (Adam...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' on ABC

    Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' on ABC
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 6 - 12, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES NCIS McGee's (Sean Murray) girlfriend,...
  • Film Reviews: Opening This Week (April 7-11, 2014)

    Rio 2 (20th Century Fox) A rather misleading title is just one reason to be slightly suspicious of "Rio 2" an eye-popping, ear-tickling animated sequel that labors to fold a cheeky family sitcom, an earnest environmental primer, an exotic jungle tour, a...