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Thursday Jul 10 | Zap2it.com

Emmys 2014 snubs and surprises: Where are 'The Good Wife, Elisabeth...

The nominations for the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards are in, and while there is a lot to like -- Lena Headey! Kristen Wiig! Lots of "Fargo" nominations! -- they also contain their usual share of inexplicable snubs.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Game of Thrones, Comedy, Saturday Night Live, Lena Headey, Drama, Mad Men

Sun Jul 06, 2014

OhNoTheyDidnt

Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader Get Serious in 'The Skeleton Twins' Trailer

Saturday Night Live fans will be pleased to know that Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig have reunited and star alongside each other in the upcoming dark comedy, The Skeleton Twins.

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Related Topix: Bill Hader, Movies, Entertainment

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Iol.co.za

Movie Review: Hateship Loveship

KRISTEN Wiig has made a career out of quiet mortification. Since creating her strange, often quirkily recessive recurring characters on Saturday Night Live, then attaining superstar status in the smash raunch-com Bridesmaids, Wiig has turned a relatively limited bag of behavioural tics - shy downward glances, whispered line deliveries that trail ... (more)

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Related Topix: Bridesmaids, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies

Thu Jul 03, 2014

National Public Radio

Melissa McCarthy, An Unstoppable Force Imperfectly Deployed In 'Tammy'

Melissa McCarthy co-wrote, produced and stars as the title character in Tammy - a comedy about a woman on a felonious road trip with her alcoholic grandmother, played by Susan Sarandon .

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Related Topix: The Heat, Melissa McCarthy, Bridesmaids, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies

Wed Jul 02, 2014

EDGE

Melissa McCarthy Stays True to 'Tammy'

In just three years, Melissa McCarthy has become a major box office force. After stealing "Bridesmaids" from Kristen Wiig and Maya Rudolph , McCarthy's vehicles, "Identity Thief" and "The Heat," were blockbusters on their own.

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Related Topix: Identity Thief, The Heat, Mike and Molly, Entertainment, Television, Melissa McCarthy, Bridesmaids, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies

Tue Jul 01, 2014

CBS News

Watch: Kristen Wiig, Bill Hader in "Skeleton Twins"

The former "Saturday Night Live" cast members star in the new comedic drama as Maggie and Milo -- siblings who reconnect after a ten year estrangement and help sort each others' lives.

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Related Topix: Bill Hader

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Deadline

Ken Marino, 'SNL's Kate McKinnon, More Join Jared Hess Heist Comedy

EXCLUSIVE : Relativity has filled out the cast of the untitled heist comedy formerly known as Loomis Fargo , from Napoleon Dynamite helmer Jared Hess .

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Related Topix: Napoleon Dynamite, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Heist, Thriller, Crime Movies, Action Movies, Up All Night, Nebraska

Examiner.com

Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader Show Their Range in Trailer for 'The Skeleton Twins'

Unlike her Bridesmaids co-star Melissa McCarthy, Kristin Wiig has taken a measured approach to everything that has come afterward.

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Related Topix: Bridesmaids, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Girl Most Likely, Jeff, Who Lives at Home

Forbes.com

Melissa McCarthy Looks For Another Hit With Tammy

When Bridesmaids became a huge hit in 2011, people who care about seeing more women onscreen in big Hollywood movies hoped that its success would create an environment more welcoming to all kinds of women, especially, funny women.

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Related Topix: The Heat, Identity Thief, Bridesmaids, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Mike and Molly, Entertainment, Television, Melissa McCarthy

Fri Jun 27, 2014

WPTV Local News

FAFSA's Twitter fail in digital review

FAFSA's big fail: It's a meme that permeates collegiate and post-grad culture: a scene from the comedy "Bridesmaids," in which Kristen Wiig drunkenly pleads, "help me, I'm poor," after getting kicked out of first class on the flight to Las Vegas.

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Related Topix: Twitter, Bridesmaids, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies

Oxford Mail

Mini Takeover

Animation/Action/Comedy/Romance. Featuring the voices of Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Benjamin Bratt, Russell Brand, Ken Jeong, Miranda Cosgrove, Dana Gaier, Elsie Fisher.

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Related Topix: Despicable Me 2, Celebrities, Steve Carell, Benjamin Bratt, Miranda Cosgrove

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Mashable

FAFSA Apologizes for That Offensive 'Bridesmaids' Tweet

The Office of Federal Student Aid apologized on Wednesday morning for a tweet it sent out the night before from the FAFSA Twitter account that some have found offensive.

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Related Topix: Bridesmaids, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Twitter

Wed Jun 25, 2014

NBC New York

Broadway's Next for "Bridesmaids" Star

Rose Byrne will bring her big screen comedy chops to the Great White Way this summer in a revival of "You Can't Take It With You."

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Related Topix: Bridesmaids, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Rose Byrne, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Comedy, Theater, Arts

Deadline

Jason Sudeikis To Play Hit Man In Jared Hess Heist Comedy

BREAKING Jason Sudeikis is in talks to join Zach Galafianakis, Owen Wilson and Kristen Wiig in the Jared Hess-directed heist drama formerly known as Loomis Fargo , which is set up at Relativity Media.

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Related Topix: Horrible Bosses, We're the Millers, Jason Sudeikis

Windsor Beacon

FAFSA sorry for Kristen Wiig 'Help me. I'm poor' tweet

With rising tuition costs and falling wages hurting the college-educated class, the largest provider of student financial aid apologized Wednesday for a social media post in poor taste.

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Related Topix: Bridesmaids, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies

USA Today

FAFSA sorry for Kristen Wiig 'Help me. I'm poor' tweet

A tweet from the Federal College Financial Aid account featured a photo meme of Kristen Wigg in Bridesmaids from the airplane scene with a caption, "Help me.

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Related Topix: Bridesmaids, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies

CBS Local

FAFSA Faces Backlash For 'Help Me. I'm Poor' Tweet

The federal financial aid agency has apologized for an insensitive tweet posted on Tuesday night seemingly mocking "poor" college students.

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Related Topix: Bridesmaids, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Twitter

Tue Jun 24, 2014

UPI

Kristen Wiig to make her directorial debut with comedy film

The pair plan to co-write, produce and star in a new comedy film for TriStar Productions.

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Related Topix: Bridesmaids, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Movies, Entertainment

Sun Jun 22, 2014

Oxford Mail

Mini Takeover

Animation/Action/Comedy/Romance. Featuring the voices of Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Benjamin Bratt, Russell Brand, Ken Jeong, Miranda Cosgrove, Dana Gaier, Elsie Fisher.

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Related Topix: Despicable Me 2, Celebrities, Steve Carell, Benjamin Bratt, Miranda Cosgrove

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

You can now eat Ben & Jerry's 'SNL' ice-cream flavors

You can now eat Ben & Jerry's 'SNL' ice-cream flavors Named Lazy Sunday and Gilly's Catastrophic Crunch Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1ixned6 Comedians know they've really made it when a their Saturday Night Live skits have been translated into ice cream.

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Related Topix: Andy Samberg, Chris Parnell, Cake, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, Entertainment

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