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  1. EW recommends: iZombie , Eloise , and Fun HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    ... excited about. TV's giving us a relatable zombie and a documentary about a classic children's character, while Kristen Wiig is giving a big-screen performance that highlights her flare for the bizarre. Kelli O'Hara should have a bunch of Tonys by ...

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  2. Will Forte Continues To Keep That MacGruber 2 Hope AliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cinema Blend News

    ... (the movie was made for $10 million). This failure came despite the fact that the feature starred Will Forte, Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph and the acting prowess of Val Kilmer, Ryan Phillippe and Powers Boothe. Because of the movie's disastrous ...

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  3. DVD review: 'The Skeleton Twins'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Examiner.com

    Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader's dramedy The Skeleton Twins rocketed up the domestic box office chart in its third weekend, placing No. 11 as it successfully expanded from 49 to 385 theaters.

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  4. Kristen Wiig Doesn't Just Want to Be FunnyRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 1 | Wall St. Cheat Sheet

    The trailer for Kristen Wiig's latest film Welcome to Me has hit the Internet after the movie debuted at the Toronto Film Festival last year. While Bridesmaids brought the Saturday Night Live sketch comedienne to wider fame and last year's The Skeleton Twins showed that she could mix drama into her humor when sharing the screen with a worthy partner, Welcome to Me looks like it has the potential to show Wiig carrying a film that's simultaneously funny and dramatic.

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  5. Will Forte says 'MacGruber 2' comes next after 'Last Man on Earth' premiereRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 28 | Zap2it.com

    ... re's no word on whether the rest of the movie's cast would join Forte for a sequel, but one would hope at least Kristen Wiig and Ryan Phillipe -- Vicki Gloria St. Elmo and Lr. Dixon Piper, respectively -- would reprise their roles.

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  6. Will Forte Reflects on Saturday Night Live, Assures Fans MacGruber 2...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | E! Online

    ... weeks." The action comedy centered around the world's worst bomb specialist brought Forte, Ryan Phillippe and Kristen Wiig together in hopes of preventing Val Kilmer 's character from blowing up Washington D.C. "I've been working my balls off on ...

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  7. Will Forte says 'MacGruber 2a 2 is his number one priorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | TheCelebrityCafe

    ... acGruber was based on the Saturday Night Live sketch which was a parody of MacGyver . It starred Will Forte and Kristen Wiig and was directed by The Lonely Island's Jorma Taccone.

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  8. Forte Says "MacGruber 2" Is A PriorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Dark Horizons News

    Though a financial dud, the SNL-skit based comedy feature "MacGruber" starring Will Forte and Kristen Wiig has earned a cult following that anxiously awaits a sequel. A while back Forte says those involved want to do it, but it's a matter of timing more than anything now.

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  9. Ghostbusters reboot 'inspired' by Walking DeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Salisbury Journal

    ... various obstacles that are supernatural and all that." Paul's Bridesmaids' cast members Melissa McCarthy and Kristen Wiig will star in the new Ghostbusters film alongside Saturday Night Live regulars Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones. "I want it to be ...

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  10. Still Confused About Sia's Grammy Performance? Pre...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | WMGI-FM Terre Haute

    Were you baffled by Sia 's performance of "Chandelier" on the Grammy Awards earlier this month? Well, luckily, it can be easily explained by a 12-year old: Maddie Ziegler , the Dance Moms star who appears in Sia's videos, and who was featured in the performance alongside former SNL star Kristen Wiig . The Grammy performance featured Sia standing in a corner of what looked like a ransacked apartment, singing with her face to the wall, while Wiig and Maddie, both clad in nude leotards and blonde bob wigs, performed a modern dance number.

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  11. Sia Lands Top Prize At Australia's Rolling Stone AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | ContactMusic.com

    ... of the Year and Actor of the Year for Essie Davis. Sia is joined yet again by young dancer Maddie Ziegler and Kristen Wiig in a wonderfully choreographed performance of her Platinum hit 'Chandelier' live at... Sia is the latest star to unleash her ...

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  12. New 'Ghostbusters' Inspired by 'Walking Dead' ScaresRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | RollingStone

    ... to make it R-rated, but I won't. You want the biggest number of people to watch it and not be put off by it." Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy and Saturday Night Live 's Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones will all sport the proton packs when the reboot ...

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  13. Paul Feig to bring 'The Walking Dead' element to new'Ghostbusters'Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Newkerala.com

    ... e reboot, that doesn't overshadow the actual taste of the comedic performances, but will have Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, and Leslie Jones facing the creeping terror and races for survival audiences.

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  14. Kristen Wiig Wins Big In This Trailer For Welcome To MeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Refinery 29

    Kristen Wiig is most famous for her super weird characters on Saturday Night Live and in movies like MacGruber , but the indie projects she picks are more on the serious side. Wiig's latest is the Toronto Film Festival fave Welcome to Me , a dark comedy about a woman who has some questionable ideas about how to spend her lottery winnings.

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  15. Film Society and MoMA Programmers Talk New Directors/New Films Lineup imageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Film Comment

    ... novel by Phoebe Gloeckner, The Diary of a Teenage Girl stars British newcomer Bel Powley as Minnie and Kristen Wiig as her mother. Rajendra Roy, Chief Curator of Film at MoMA, noted: "While the 'New' in New Directors/New Films does not mean 'young' ...

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  16. The Ghostbusters Reboot Will Be 'Very Inspired' By The Walking DeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Cinema Blend News

    ... laugh is still going to be very high on the film's list of priorities. After all, Feig didn't hire the likes of Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon to be a new generation of scream queens. So instead of knocking this film ...

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  17. Independent Spirit Awards: 5 Things You Didn't See on TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | E! Online

    ... are just two of the celebs to take advantage of the not so luxurious, but solo accommodations. 2. Simmer Down: Kristen Wiig and Zach Galifianakis presented together, but when the lights went down, the funny man mock scolded the Bridesmaids star. ...

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  18. 'SNL' celebrates 40th anniversary with stars and nostalgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | Cape Cod Times

    ... announced so far range from Dan Aykroyd, Alec Baldwin and Robert De Niro to Kanye West, Betty White and Kristen Wiig. And to welcome them all, the "Today" show anchor team will host "The SNL 40th Red Carpet Live" at 7 p.m. "We waited to see who ...

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  19. Kristen Wiig Hits the Lotto in Trailer for 'Welcome to Me'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Examiner.com

    She may be about to cross the streams in Paul Feig's Ghostbusters, but the bulk of Kristen Wiig 's post- Bridesmaids career has been made up of indie features. The Skeleton Twins, Friends with Kids, Hateship Loveship, Girl Most Likely, and this year's Sundance film Nasty Baby are all on the small scale.

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  20. Video: Kimmel Kartoon: The Imitation Game & How to Train Your Dragon on Jimmy Kimmel LiveRead the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Tatum, George Clooney, Larry David, Charlize Theron, Mark Wahlberg, Kobe Bryant, Steve Carell, Hugh Jackman, Kristen Wiig, Jeff Bridges, Jennifer Garner, Ryan Gosling, Bryan Cranston, Jamie Foxx, Amy Poehler, Ben Affleck, Robert Downey Jr., Jake ...

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