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    Forty Years of Groundlings: Vanity Fair Grills the Famous Troupe's Star Alumni, from McCarthy to Wiig

    Today, the Groundlings is an institution, the kind of show-biz phenomenon that's spoken of in reverent tones. But the combination sketch comedy troupe/improv school that is now undoubtedly the preeminent West Coast breeding ground for comedic talent began 40 years ago in a much humbler way.

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    WATCH: Andy Samberg Brings Happy Last Hurrah to SNL's 39th Season

    SNL's always-game, beloved former cast member Andy Samberg returned to the show for its 39th season finale. He attempted to beat Bill Hader’s impression record by rapidly hitting 24 impressions in a row during his monologue. They were so-so, but Samberg's bushy-tailed confidence kept it entertaining...

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    Amber Heard Joins James Franco's 'Adderall Diaries,' Kristen Wiig Teams With Zach Galifianakis & Owen Wilson & More

    James Franco continues to work a mile-a-minute, and "The Adderall Diaries" is gearing up. Coming aboard the project are Amber Heard, Ed Harris, Christian Slater, Cynthia Nixon and Jim Parrack, in the movie based on Stephen Elliot's memoir about "a young man navigating the unstable terrain of truth a...

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    Relativity Sets 8/14/15 For Zach Galifianakis, Owen Wilson Armored Car Comedy

    Relativity announced an August 14, 2015 release date for their untitled armored car project, starring Zach Galifiankis, Owen Wilson and Kristen Wiig. The film, from "Napoleon Dynamite" helmer Jared Hess, revolves around a mild mannered armored car driver (Galifianakis) who's conned into stealing $2...

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    Cannes Review: 'How To Train Your Dragon 2' With Jay Baruchel, Cate Blanchett, Gerard Butler & More

    For most of their history, which has now lasted over 15 years ("Antz" and "The Prince Of Egypt" both debuted in 1998), DreamWorks Animation seemed to be content with making a quick buck and raising a cheap laugh. Some of their output was better than others (the original "Shrek" at one end of the sca...

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    Review: Reserved & Quiet 'Hateship Loveship' Starring Kristen Wiig, Guy Pearce, Nick Nolte & Hailee Steinfeld

    Following the smash success of "Bridesmaids," Kristen Wiig has actively subverted the obvious expectations of the career choices that would follow a hit film. The actress has largely gravitated toward small-scale projects ("Girl Most Likely," "Friends With Kids"), in roles that still fit within her ...

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    Exclusive: Kristen Wiig & Nick Nolte Share Secrets In Clip From 'Hateship Loveship'

    The pain of loss, the resentment of failure and the hope of a new life are the dramatic elements that come together in "Hateship Loveship," a minor key story about the lingering effects of death on one family, and the stranger who helps them get put back together.

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    Director Liza Johnson on Exploring Kristen Wiig's Dramatic Side in Hateship Loveship

    In her Alice Munro adaptation, Johnson creates another film about a female protagonist who is "teetering on the sidelines of a society she will risk everything to join."

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    Tom Hardy Joins Musical 'London Road,' Ryan Reynolds Visits 'Woman In Gold' & More

    He may have starred in two of the worst blockbusters of recent years -- “Green Lantern” and “R.I.P.D.” -- but don’t hold that against him, given the right film and role (like in this year’s “The Voices”) Ryan Reynolds can shine. Deadline reports Reynolds will stay in the arthouse world with a role i...

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