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Bill Burr will co-star in Sandra Bullock, Melissa McCarthy comedy

Bill Burr will co-star in Sandra Bullock, Melissa McCarthy comedy

By | July 17, 2012 at 2:19 pm | 3 comments

In May, we learned that Bridesmaids breakout star Melissa McCarthy was going to star opposite Hollywood A-Lister Sandra Bullock in a buddy cop flick. And as predicted, it's getting better. Comedian Bill Burr has signed on to play a supporting role in the as-of-yet-untitled film...

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Inspired by Bridesmaids, idiot teacher assaults student like a total idiot

Inspired by Bridesmaids, idiot teacher assaults student like a total idiot

By | June 1, 2012 at 1:59 pm | No comments

The headline on Daily Mail reads: "Teacher 'slapped pupil in the face six times because she forgot notebook in imitation of Bridesmaids movie.'" Upon reading this, I had to check the website several times to reconfirm it wasn't The Onion. Yep, it's still the Daily Mail. Law...

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Melissa McCarthy and Sandra Bullock will co-star in buddy comedy

Melissa McCarthy and Sandra Bullock will co-star in buddy comedy

By | May 21, 2012 at 9:05 am | No comments

This can only end amazingly. Bridesmaids standout and star of CBS hit Mike & Molly Melissa McCarthy and Oscar winning actress Sandra Bullock have signed on to co-star in a comedy flick, wherein the two will play a Boston cop and an FBI agent, respectively. The conflict comes,...

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Wendi McLendon-Covey: I won’t do a Bridesmaids sequel without Kristen Wiig (Exclusive)

Wendi McLendon-Covey: I won’t do a Bridesmaids sequel without Kristen Wiig (Exclusive)

By | April 29, 2012 at 10:52 pm | No comments

Talk of a Bridesmaids sequel started as soon as the opening weekend box office numbers were released in May of last year, but it took until this past January for the buzz to boil over, which is when the film's breakout star, Saturday Night Live's Kristen Wiig said plainly that...

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30 Rock, Modern Family, Bridesmaids lead the pack of Comedy Awards nominees

30 Rock, Modern Family, Bridesmaids lead the pack of Comedy Awards nominees

By | March 6, 2012 at 4:21 pm | No comments

Comedy Central today announced the nominations for their second annual Comedy Awards, heavily favoring NBC's 30 Rock and ABC's Modern Family (both with five nominations), HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm with four and NBC's Parks and Recreation with three. Notably missing: NBC's...

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Comedy at the Oscars: Chris Rock, Will Ferrell, Zach Galifianakis and more

Comedy at the Oscars: Chris Rock, Will Ferrell, Zach Galifianakis and more

By | February 27, 2012 at 3:38 pm | 2 comments

Many of us tuned in last tonight to watch the 84th Annual Academy Awards ceremony (even if only to #TweetRoast it live). Billy Crystal hosted the ceremony for the ninth time, returning after an eight-year hiatus. After recanting Eddie Murphy as host (and Brett Ratner as the...

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Bridesmaids and other comedies will represent strong at the Oscars

Bridesmaids and other comedies will represent strong at the Oscars

By | January 24, 2012 at 11:37 pm | 14 comments

And the Oscar for Best Actress goes to…Kristen Wiig! Best Actor…Patton Oswalt! Best Picture…Bridesmaids! Or so we wish. The Oscar nominations came in this morning and it was a great year for comedy in film! This year, the Academy will recognize many comedic talents who are...

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Poll: Would you pay money to watch a Bridesmaids sequel without Kristen Wiig?

Poll: Would you pay money to watch a Bridesmaids sequel without Kristen Wiig?

By | January 5, 2012 at 1:05 pm | 17 comments

When a comedy flick costs $32 million to make and then grosses $288 million worldwide, it's a given: you make a sequel-- no matter how flimsy the thematic reasoning may be. So, it's no surprise that Universal is working on a sequel to the wildly successful Bridesmaids. But...

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Melissa McCarthy commits but SNL misuses the “Bridesmaids” actress

Melissa McCarthy commits but SNL misuses the “Bridesmaids” actress

By | October 2, 2011 at 6:35 pm | 4 comments

The second episode of Saturday Night Live’s 37th season went down last night, with actress Melissa McCarthy as the host. Her duties came on the heels of the most high-profile week in her career. She won an Emmy for her work on CBS’ Mike and Molly, was on the cover of the...

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