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Kristen Wiig picks Imogene to follow Bridesmaids

Funny-gal of the moment Kristen Wiig is set to star in a new dark comedy thanks to the success of her recent film Bridesmaids. Variety reports that the film, Imogene, isn’t new to Kristen, and that she has wanted to make it since last year. The screenplay was written by Michelle Morgan, a low on […]

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Bridesmaids director in talks for Bridget Jones 3

Bridesmaids director Paul Feig is quickly becoming the go-to guy for female-centric comedies (the irony there being, of course, he is a guy). According to The Daily Mail, Feig is in negotiations to direct a third instalment of the Bridget Jones series. The Mail elaborates by saying the status of the film at this time […]

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Rose Byrne talks Bridesmaids, Get Him To The Greek sequels

Rose Byrne has long been one of Australia’s most beloved young actresses and she’s finally getting the recognition she deserves in the U.S. Not just for her Emmy nominated turn on the TV show Damages, but also for her memorable roles in Judd Apatow productions Get Him To The Greek and Bridesmaids. Speaking with Vulture, […]

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The 2011 Half-Year Report Card

The 2011 Half-Year Report Card. By Simon Miraudo. It’s that time again; when we all ask one another with the same vocal intonation, ‘Can you buh-lieve it’s July already?!’ (The trick is to squeak your voice on the final syllable.) Yep, 2011 is halfway over, and as the blockbuster season tapers away to make way […]

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Bridesmaids becomes Apatow’s highest grossing flick

Bridesmaids has become uberproducer Judd Apatow’s biggest hit  in the United States, outgrossing his earlier productions Knocked Up, Superbad, Talladega Nights and The 40-Year-Old Virgin. The Paul Feig-directed feature, written by Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo, has become the sleeper hit of the U.S. blockbuster season, taking home $152 million domestically after almost two months in […]

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Interview: Paul Feig (director of Bridesmaids)

Interview: Paul Feig (director of Bridesmaids). By Simon Miraudo. Everyone’s familiar with Judd Apatow’s magic touch; he famously discovered Seth Rogen, James Franco, Jason Segel and many more at a young age, and mentored them into superstardom. But where is the credit for unsung hero Paul Feig, who created the short-lived (yet still very much […]

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Paul Feig wants Jon Hamm and Melissa McCarthy for “unconventional love story”

Bridesmaids director Paul Feig is set to reteam with producer Judd Apatow for a new comedy. Although details on the project are scarce, Deadline has revealed that Jon Hamm and Melissa McCarthy (both in Bridesmaids) are being considered to star in the “unconventional love story”. We spoke with Feig earlier today, and he confirmed that the […]

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Ladies’ night – Bridesmaids review

Bridesmaids – Starring Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph and Rose Byrne. Directed by Paul Feig. Rated MA. By Simon Miraudo. The mostly Y-chromosome-free Bridesmaids feels like a call to arms for womankind; a message to Hollywood that ladies can bring “the funny” just as well as the men. Sure, it was directed by a dude – […]

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Bridesmaids sequel a possibility

They say three times a bridesmaid never a bride, but director Paul Feig has discussed the possibility of a Bridesmaids sequel in an interview with Vulture. Feig and one of his leading ladies, Melissa McCarthy, were at an after-party for Woody Allen’s new film Midnight in Paris when they were congratulated for the success of […]

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Trailer Debut: Bridesmaids (Red Band)

Girls just want to have fun (and act like guys) according to the raunchy Red Band trailer for Bridesmaids. First of all, let’s just say we couldn’t be more excited for the upcoming Judd Apatow production, directed by Freaks and Geeks creator Paul Feig and written by SNL-fave Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo. Still, the […]

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Trailer Debut: Bridesmaids

You’ve seen the poster, now watch the trailer! The first footage from the Judd Apatow-produced, Paul Feig-directed, Kristen Wiig-scripted comedy Bridesmaids has debuted online. As we wrote yesterday, Wiig stars as Annie, Maid of Honour for Lillian’s (Maya Rudolph) wedding. When plans for the wedding start to fall apart, competitive Helen (Rose Byrne) attempts to […]

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>Poster Debut: Bridesmaids

>The poster for the new Judd Apatow production Bridesmaids has debuted online. Last month we called it the sixth most exciting upcoming release of 2011. Now that we have a glimpse at its poster, consider our excitement amplified. Pictured from left to right are the film’s hilarious (and rather badass-looking) leading ladies: Melissa McCarthy (Gilmore […]

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The 25 most exciting films of 2011!

The 25 most exciting films of 2011. By Simon Miraudo. 2010 is sooo 2010. Sure, we were treated to a glut of wonderful features over the past 12 months, but take one look at the release slate for 2011 and you’ll agree that 2010 seems practically repulsive by comparison. I’ve compiled a list of the […]

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