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  1. Movie News: First Look at Matt Damon in Ridley Scott's 'The Martian'; ...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Movies.com

    ... evacuates the planet ahead of a life-threatening storm. Jessica Chastain, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Jeff Daniels, and Kristen Wiig also star; the movie will land in theaters on November 25. [ Empire ] Amy Schumer : With her first starring vehicle, ...

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  2. Interview: Lake Bell on acting and directingRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

    ... Gillian Robespierre have started pushing against that dominance. Along with Saturday Night Live alumni such as Kristen Wiig, Amy Poehler and Tina Fey, they're changing the entertainment landscape for the better, particularly in comedy. In Bell's ...

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  3. Amy Schumer And Bridesmaids' Director Are Joining ForcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Cinema Blend News

    ... with Feig having worked with such giants of industry like Melissa McCarthy, Sandra Bullock, Rose Byrne, and Kristen Wiig. Now he'll bring his magic touch to this Schumer project and you can practically hear everyone's teeth grinding for more intel. ...

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  4. Amy Schumer to Co-Write, Star in Mother-Daughter Comedy for FoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Collider

    ... have his own hands full this summer, as he's gearing up to direct Sony's Ghostbusters with Melissa McCarthy , Kristen Wiig , Leslie Jones , and Kate McKinnon . If you're not watching Inside Amy Schumer , I highly suggest you change your viewing ...

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  5. Q&A: Rose Byrne Speaks Out On Hollywood Sexism ('It's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Pridesource.com

    After driving Kristen Wiig further into cupcake-consuming meltdown mode during 2011's "Bridesmaids," the Australian actress goes full-on diva in "Spy" , which reunites her with director Paul Feig and co-star Melissa McCarthy. As McCarthy's dead-serious, fashion-challenged "Spy" foe, Byrne - also known for roles in "Neighbors," "Damages" and the "X-Men" movies - stars as the wickedly divine Raina Boyanov.

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  6. Welcome To Me review: Wiig outRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Canada.com

    Welcome to Me doesn't really seem like a whole movie so much as a springboard for one very killer feature: putting Kristen Wiig in the skin of a blunt, destabilized woman, and then throwing her into our face for as many uncomfortable, hilarious and melancholy bits as it can manage. Wiig's breakthrough on Saturday Night Live was playing characters with tenuous grasps on decorum who tromped all over our comfort zones, from her TMI Target cashier to gross-out-sexy Shanna to Dooneese, her physically warped back-up singer.

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  7. Kristen Wiig on Tackling Dramatic Roles: I Thought 'People Weren't Taking Me Seriously'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | TIME.com

    The SNL alumna talks to TIME about how she approached the role of a woman with borderline personality disorder in Welcome to Me For anyone who hasn't realized that Kristen Wiig has moved on from her days on Saturday Night Live , her new film Welcome to Me gets the message across pretty clearly. Over the last few years, she has proven herself to be an exceptional dramatic actress - in addition to continuing to showcase her well-honed comedic chops - and Welcome to Me allows her to bring the best of both sides to a single character.

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  8. Film Review: "Welcome To Me"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... Night Live" cast member. Be awesome. Leave the show to do some terrible movies or some huge movies. After Kristen Wiig hit the big time headlining "Bridesmaids," she probably could've had her pick of any number of leading roles in Hollywood flicks. ...

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  9. Kristen Wiig Gets SeriousRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | TIME.com

    Kristen Wiig likes to get weird. She became a fan favorite on Saturday Night Live for characters whose humor lay in their eccentricity: a tiny-handed singer, a fast-talking travel agent, a Target employee with an unplaceable accent.

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  10. Film review: Spy - Paul Feig scores with stylish CIA action comedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | South China Morning Post

    ... tainment that sizzles nicely. And as warm-up for next year's Feig-McCarthy reunion with their Bridesmaids ' pal Kristen Wiig in the all-girl Ghostbusters reboot, it's very promising.

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  11. Rebel Wilson plays the roles other actresses 'don't want'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | ContactMusic.com

    ... LOOK magazine: ''It was my first job in America. For my audition, I went to meet [producer] Judd Apatow and Kristen Wiig and he said, 'Tell us about your love life. Go'. I kept talking for an hour while they filmed. ''I originally went for Melissa ...

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  12. a SNLa boss Michaels wraps its 40th season as he looks aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Post and Courier

    ... works out. Q: There's been some turnover in the cast the last couple of seasons, especially after the loss of Kristen Wiig, Fred Armisen, Andy Samberg and Jason Sudeikis. Is the dust beginning to settle? A: What I'm most pleased with this season is ...

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  13. Spy Brought the House Down at SIFF's Opening Gala. It's Funnier Than Bridesmaids.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | The Stranger

    ... It's waaaaaaaaay funnier than The Heat was, and I have to say, though it didn't have Jon Hamm jackhammering Kristen Wiig in it, it might be funnier than Bridesmaids . I know, I know, with a statement like that comes a lot of responsibility. Eat it. ...

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  14. 'SNL' boss Lorne Michaels wraps its 40th season as he looks aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

    ... works out. AP: There's been some turnover in the cast the last couple of seasons, especially after the loss of Kristen Wiig, Fred Armisen, Andy Samberg and Jason Sudeikis. Is the dust beginning to settle? Michaels: What I'm most pleased with this ...

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  15. 'Welcome to Me' review: A near miss for Kristen WiigRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Newsday

    ... but the mentally ill belong in dramas. "Welcome to Me" wants to have it both ways. Its heroine, Alice Klieg (Kristen Wiig), is a low-functioning woman who refuses to take medication for her bipolar disorder and ends up making some disastrous ...

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  16. SNL' boss Lorne Michaels wraps his 40th season and looks aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... works out. There's been some turnover in the cast the last couple of seasons, especially after the loss of Kristen Wiig, Fred Armisen, Andy Samberg and Jason Sudeikis. Is the dust beginning to settle? What I'm most pleased with this season is this ...

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  17. A sneak peek at this year's NZ International Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... August 2. Full details are on nziff.co.nz . The NZIFF gets some serious star power with Alexander Skarsgard and Kristen Wiig starring in this story based on Phoebe Gloeckner's acclaimed graphic novel. A coming of age tale, it follows a San Francisco ...

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  18. 'SNL' boss Michaels wraps its 40th season as he looks aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... works out. AP: There's been some turnover in the cast the last couple of seasons, especially after the loss of Kristen Wiig, Fred Armisen, Andy Samberg and Jason Sudeikis. Is the dust beginning to settle? Michaels: What I'm most pleased with this ...

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  19. Welcome to MeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | NewsReview.com

    Alice Klieg (Kristen Wiig) wins a huge lottery, decides to forgo her meds, and moves into a casino. Being a huge Oprah fan, she wants her own talk show, so she buys one from a local production company manned by two squabbling brothers (James Marsden ...

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  20. 'Welcome to Me' is highly gawkableRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Myrtle Beach Online

    "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: "Because you ate a cake made out ...

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