Latest Kristen Wiig News

The Things They Say: 4286931

16th July 2014

"I got to a scene where it read, 'She's fully naked,' and I remember thinking, 'If I do this movie, I have to do this scene, because it's really important to this script'." Bridesmaids star...

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Kristen Wiig Wants A 'Dramatic' Role

15th July 2014

Kristen Wiig would love to tackle a ''dramatic'' role.The 40-year-old actress is mainly known for her work in comedy, and while she doesn't think being pigeonholed is a ''bad thing'', she would also like to...

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A Week In Movies: Stars Stage Photo-calls As Apes, Greek Gods And Musicians, While Will Ferrell Films In Los Angeles

By Rich Cline | 4th July 2014

It was a week for photo-calls, as the cast of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes gathered in San Francisco. Andy Serkis, Gary Oldman, Jason Clarke, Keri Russell and director Matt Reeves were all...

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Skeleton Twins, Starring Bill Hader & Kristen Wiig, Promises To Be Funny & Touching [Trailer & Pictures]

By Elinor Cosgrave | 3rd July 2014

Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig star in director Craig Johnson's Skeleton Twins as Milo and Maggie, twins who have been separated for a decade. After Milo's (Hader) childhood dreams of becoming a famous Hollywood actor...

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Ken Marino Joins Comedy Heist Film

1st July 2014

Ken Marino has been added to the cast of a new comedy heist film. The 'Wanderlust' actor has signed on to star alongside Zach Galifianakis, Owen Wilson and Kristen Wiig in the untitled project formerly...

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Sexy Vegetarians Jared Leto And Ellen Page

26th June 2014

Jared Leto and Ellen Page have been named Sexiest Vegetarian Celebrities by PETA.The 'Dallas Buyers Club' actor picked up the animal rights organisation's male prize ahead of fellow non-meat eaters Joaquin Phoenix, Samuel L. Jackson,...

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Jason Sudeikis To Star In Comedy Heist?

26th June 2014

Jason Sudeikis is in talks to star in a new comedy heist film.The ''Horrible Bosses' funnyman could star alongside fellow comedians Kristen Wiig, Zach Galafianakis and Owen Wilson in the movie - which was previously...

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Not Just A ‘Bridesmaid’: Our 10 Favorite Kristen Wiig Movies

By Stephanie Chase | 16th June 2014

The news that Kristen Wiig is writing a new movie with Annie Mumolo seems long overdue. The pair, who wrote Bridesmaids together in 2011 are set to team up again for a new film which...

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Kristen Wiig Planning Directorial Debut

12th June 2014

Kristen Wiig is planning her directorial debut.The actress has joined forces with her 'Bridesmaids' co-star and co-writer Annie Mumolo, signing a TriStar deal for an original comedy which will see Wiig step behind the camera...

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"Bridesmaids" Writers Kristen Wiig And Annie Mumolo To Return With New Female-driven Comedy

By Victoria Pavlova | 12th June 2014

If you’re a fan of comedy, sarcasm, Saturday Night Live or just good things in general, here are some exciting news – Kristen Wiig is making a new movie! The movie’s plot is being kept...

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Fascinating Fact: 4240748

12th June 2014

Bridesmaids star Kristen Wiig is set to step behind the camera to direct a new comedy she has co-created with her business partner Annie Mumolo. The duo will also produce and star as best friends...

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Kristen Wiig Set To Make Directorial Debut With Feminine Tristar Comedy

By Nick Hill | 12th June 2014

Kristen Wiig will be taking her first ever role behind the camera for Tom Rothman's TriStar Productions.As well as making her directorial debut, the 40 year-old actress will also be reteaming with her 'Bridesmaids' co-screenwriter,...

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Kristen Wiig Worried She Was Too Old For Hollywood

6th June 2014

Kristen Wiig used to worry that she was too old for Hollywood.The 40-year-old star - who shot to fame with her hit comedy 'Bridesmaids' in 2011 - was concerned she was too old to make...

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Bill Hader Hbo Comedy To Join 'Girls', 'Veep'

By Elinor Cosgrave | 22nd May 2014

Bill Hader, the voice behind Flint in Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs, will be creating and starring in his very own show for HBO. The 35-year-old actor has signed an exclusive contract with HBO...

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Rihanna's Star-studded Party

7th May 2014

Rihanna threw a star-studded party after the Met Gala on Monday (05.05.14).The 'Diamonds' hitmaker changed from Stella McCartney crop top and full-length skirt into a revealing gold gown for the bash at New York nightspot...

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The Other Woman Tops Us Box Office, So Can We Call It The New Bridesmaids?

By Stephanie Chase | 28th April 2014

Despite the critics being less than enamoured with The Other Woman, this weekend it stormed the US box office even managing to topple the mighty Captain America: The Winter Solider. So far the female driven...

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Salma Hayek To Star In Seth Rogen's Sausage Party

10th April 2014

Salma Hayek will lend her voice to 'Sausage Party'.The Oscar-nominated actress will play Teresa the Taco in the story which follows the titular sausage and his friends who fall out of a shopping cart as...

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Fascinating Fact: 4076696

19th February 2014

Actress Kristen Wiig channelled One Direction frontman Harry Styles on U.S. late night show The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Tuesday (18Feb14), when she performed his song What Makes You Beautiful while dressed like...

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Despicable Me 2 Tops Christmas 2013 Gift List

29th January 2014

'Despicable Me 2' was the most gifted home entertainment release over Christmas 2013.The comedy stars Steve Carell, who lends his voice to Felonious Gru, and Kristen Wiig, as Gru's love interest, and was one of...

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Despicable Me 3 Set For June 2017 Release

16th January 2014

'Despicable Me 3' has been scheduled for release on June 30, 2017.Fans of loveable reformed villain Gru, voiced by Steve Carell, will have to wait three years for the next instalment of the franchise, Universal...

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Early 'Sundance' Favourites Already Generating A Buzz For Upcoming Movies

By Joe Wilde | 10th January 2014

The Sundance Film Festival is the place to be for young, aspiring filmmakers hoping to crack into the hotly-contested business of the movies. By the end of the film festival, which this year runs from...

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Kristen Wiig Surprised By 'Beautiful' 'The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty'

6th January 2014

Kristen Wiig was surprised how good 'The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty' was when she watched it back. The 40-year-old actress admits she didn't expect the movie, which she stars in with Ben Stiller, to...

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'Saturday Night Live' Makes China Debut, Despite Censorship Triggers

By Lauren James | 2nd January 2014

Saturday Night Live has been made available to Chinese viewers since a video streaming website, Sohu Video, began to exclusively show the popular US comedy sketch show. Ten episodes of the show's current 39th season...

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Britney Spears: 'I Would Love To Do Movies'

30th December 2013

Britney Spears would ''love to act'' in movies.The 32-year-old singer - who kicked off her 'Piece of Me' Las Vegas residency on December 27 - previously starred in 2002's 'Crossroads' alongside Zoe Saldana and Kim...

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Paul Rudd Recruits One Direction For Snl 'Afternoon Delight' Rendition [Video]

By Lauren James | 9th December 2013

Paul Rudd kicked off his third go at hosting NBC's Saturday Night Live by ensuring that every 15 year-old pop music fangirl in the country was watching as he recited an opening monologue whilst being...

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'The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty' - Ok, So It's Either Great, Or Terrible.

By Michael West | 3rd December 2013

Ben Stiller's movieThe Secret Life of Walter Mitty - based on James Thurber's classic story - has severely divided critics ahead of its release on Christmas Day. Back in October, we speculated on the possibility...

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'Anchorman 2' Sydney Premiere Sees Stars Out For Ron Burgundy [Trailer + Pictures]

By Lauren James | 25th November 2013

Anchorman 2: The Legend of Ron Burgundy is almost here and the long-awaited sequel to the oft-quoted movie premiered in Sydney, Australia, to give fans down under a chance to see their fictional newsroom heroes...

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Fascinating Fact: 3968962

24th November 2013

Bridesmaids star Kristen Wiig has recorded a virtual duet of Space Oddity with David Bowie for Ben Stiller's new movie The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. She says, "It's so weird. I have to pinch...

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Kristen Wiig Reunites With Fabrizio Moretti For Basketball Date

5th November 2013

Comedienne Kristen Wiig has sparked rumours of a reconciliation with her ex-boyfriend Fabrizio Moretti after the couple was photographed together at a basketball game in New York on Sunday (03Nov13).The Bridesmaids star reportedly parted ways...

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Kristen Wiig Back With Fabrizio Moretti?

4th November 2013

Kristen Wiig appears to have rekindled her romance with Fabrizio Moretti.The 'Bridesmaids' actress split from the Strokes drummer in July 2013, but the couple have sparked speculation they are back together after being spotted cosying...

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