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Kristen Wiig & Laura Dern Team For Apple’s 1970s-Set Comedy Series ‘Mrs. American Pie’

Kristen Wiig is easily one of the more prominent comedic voices in the genre, thanks, in part, to her tenure at “Saturday Night Live,” showcasing her fantastic sense of humor and proving that an all-female cast can lead a gross-out raunchy comedy by leading Paul Feig’s “Bridesmaids.” Now, as streamers continue paying top-dollar to get […]

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Big Door Prize Has The Good Taste To Cast Chris O’Dowd As A Comedy Lead

Apple TV+ has cast the lead for its next comedy series, and it’s none other than the great Chris O’Dowd. O’Dowd, who can be seen in everything from “The It Crowd” to “Bridesmaids” to the Emmy-nominated “State of the Union,” will be taking the lead role in a new series called “The Big Door Prize,” Variety […]

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Maya Rudolph Experiences ‘The Shining’ on a Sub-Par ‘Saturday Night Live’ with Special Guests

After appearing as Vice President Kamala Harris several times over the past couple years, Maya Rudolph finally came back to Studio 8H to host Saturday Night Live again. Unfortunately, the material didn’t accompany the energy and enthusiasm that the Bridesmaids star brought to the table, resulting in an episode that was sub-par, but still had […]

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Golden Globes Presenters to Include Awkwafina, Cynthia Erivo, Joaquin Phoenix, Kristen Wiig and Renee Zellweger

Awkwafina, Cynthia Erivo, Joaquin Phoenix, Renee Zellweger and the “Barb and Star Go to Vista del Mar” duo of Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo will serve as presenters for the 78th Golden Globes awards, Variety has learned.Many of those actors have a history of recognition from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Last year, Phoenix won […]

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Jamie Dornan on His Show-Stopping ‘Barb and Star’ Musical Number, Oscar Buzz and Tearing Up Shirts

Jamie Dornan is happy to get silly, even showing up for an interview sporting a bikini t-shirt, swag from his new film. The film in question is “Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar,” Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo’s follow-up to their 2011’s Oscar-nominated screenplay for “Bridesmaids.” A bright, joyous ode to female friendships, […]

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‘Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar’ Trailer: Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo’s ‘Bridesmaids’ Follow-Up

Lionsgate has released the full trailer for “Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar,” a brand new comedy from “Bridesmaids” writing team Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo, which stars the dynamic duo as a pair of best friends who leave their small Midwestern town for the first time to go on vacation in Vista […]

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Kristen Wiig’s Comedy ‘Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar’ Debuts First Trailer Ahead of Digital Release

“Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar,” a comedy from the duo behind “Bridesmaids,” is forgoing its planned theatrical debut and will premiere on premium video-on-demand platforms next month.The Lionsgate film — starring Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo — will be available to rent for a premium price starting Feb. 12. It was originally […]

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‘Barb & Star Go To Vista Del Mar’ Trailer: Kristen Wiig & ‘Bridesmaids’ Writer Star In A New Comedy Coming In February

“Bridesmaids” is one of the most iconic comedy films of the past decade. The raunchy comedy not only featured a breakout performance from Melissa McCarthy but also served as the launching point for Kristen Wiig’s Post-‘SNL’ career. And a large part of the credit can also be given to screenwriter, Annie Mumolo. Now, Wiig and […]

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Desperados review – hit-and-miss Netflix comedy offers throwaway summer fun

A trio of friends head to Mexico to delete a drunken email in a mostly entertaining if a little scattershot comedyWhile Netflix has been trying to resurrect the romantic comedy, it has also been quietly attempting to reinvigorate a subgenre that studios have spent even less time and money on. When Bridesmaids became Judd Apatow’s […]

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