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Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig are The Skeleton Twins

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Twins Maggie and Milo have been estranged for a decade but a surprise reunion has them re-examining their lives and relationship in this R-rated dramedy. Saturday Night Live colleagues Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader star as the The Skeleton Twins, which won the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award for Craig Johnson and Mark Heyman. Johnson also directed. Luke Wilson, Ty Burrell and Boyd Holbrook co-star. It’s not a Stefon movie, is…

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Kristen Wiig to Direct and Co-Write New Comedy

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The writing team behind the Oscar-nominated screenplay for Bridesmaids, Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo, have come up with a new project that Wiig will direct. Very exciting news, especially since directing is often entrusted to the male half of our species. The project is described as: “best friends who find themselves in over their heads and out of their depths, which were, perhaps, not too deep to begin with.” The…

Kristen Wiig and “the year’s ballsiest comedy”

Kristen Wiig and “the year’s ballsiest comedy”

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Jon Hamm profiles Kristen Wiig for GQ. Kristen is incredibly shy; she has her hoodie pulled up and her sleeves pulled over her hands. But this is a woman who wore coconuts on her tits on SNL; she can go to the craziest, most grotesque places on the planet in character. Kristen came late to performing, and the way she rose through the ranks speaks both to her drive and…

Kristen Wiig and "the year's ballsiest comedy"

Kristen Wiig and "the year's ballsiest comedy"

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Jon Hamm profiles Kristen Wiig for GQ. Kristen is incredibly shy; she has her hoodie pulled up and her sleeves pulled over her hands. But this is a woman who wore coconuts on her tits on SNL; she can go to the craziest, most grotesque places on the planet in character. Kristen came late to performing, and the way she rose through the ranks speaks both to her drive and…

Brian Grazer Steps Up to Replace Brett Ratner as Oscar Producer.  Next Question: Now Who Should Replace Eddie Murphy as Host?

Brian Grazer Steps Up to Replace Brett Ratner as Oscar Producer. Next Question: Now Who Should Replace Eddie Murphy as Host?

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[Breaking: The Academy has just announced that Brian Grazer has been chosen to produce the 84th Academy Awards with Don Mischer. This will be Grazer's first outing as Oscar producer.] I was just talking with the AP’s David Germain and the question of who should host the Oscars came up. He asked what my choices were – I ran down my usual, Ricky Gervais, Stephen Colbert, Oprah. I am also…