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    Kristen Wiig, Judd Apatow, Maya Rudolph & Paul Feig Talk Making The Female-Driven 'Bridesmaids'

    We did it. We made it to May 13th. And now anyone with a nearby megaplex can head out and see the long awaited "Bridesmaids," because this hilarious, heartfelt opening to the summer comedy season is totally worth those hard earned Andrew Jacksons. With a solid cast of some of the funniest voices i...

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    'Bridesmaids' Director Paul Feig: "I Want To Show Hollywood There's A Market For Female Comedies"

    While much of the conversation surrounding Friday's genuinely brilliant "Bridesmaids" focuses around its superstar producer, Judd Apatow. And while Apatow had a guiding hand, with the film initially sprung from a development deal the producer struck with co-writer/star Kristen Wiig after her scene-stealing turn in the Apatow-directed "Knocked Up," the man behind the camera is none other than Paul Feig. Feig created "Freaks and Geeks" and has been responsible for a number of memorable television episodes in recent years, helming installments of everything from "Arrested Development" and "Bored to Death" to "30 Rock" and "Mad Men." (He's also d...

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    Kristen Wiig Says She Hopes Audiences See The 'Knocked-Up'-Sized Heart Of 'Bridesmaids'

    Directed by Paul Feig ("Freaks & Geeks"), starring underrated "Saturday Night Live" MVP and perpetual film scene stealer Kristen Wiig, and produced by Judd Apatow, "Bridesmaids" rolls into theaters this weekend and obviously boasts a trifecta of excellent pedigree behind it. Our love for the film is...

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    Paul Feig Says He's Working On A New, Original Screenplay Project With Judd Apatow

    'Bridesmaids' Actors Could Appear, Director Also Says He's Circling Another Project That's Contingent On Actor's SchedulesExclusive: There might be some major announcements coming around the corner for director Paul Feig, the brainchild creator of "Freaks & Geeks," director behind several key episod...

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    Judd Apatow To Produce Comedy About Celebrity Charity 'Do Gooders'

    Sort of like the comedic equivalent of Scott Rudin, getting Judd Apatow to produce your film is a stamp of approval most writers and filmmakers would kill for. This year, Apatow will find his named attached to a handful of highly anticipated comedies including "Bridesmaids," the Paul Rudd/Jennifer A...

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    Albert Brooks To Play Paul Rudd's Dad In Judd Apatow's 'Knocked Up' Spinoff

    Well, casting is beginning to shape up for Judd Apatow's next directorial gig and it's taking some directions we never would have guessed. Earlier today, it was reported that Megan Fox was in talks for a role in the film, and now a comedy veteran is negotiating for a spot in the movie.

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    Megan Fox In Talks For Judd Apatow's 'Knocked Up' Spinoff

    After getting bounced from the 'Transformers' series and bombing in a trifecta of films -- "Jennifer's Body," "Jonah Hex" and "Passion Play" -- Megan Fox is currently undergoing a career reinvention. She recently wrapped the indie film "Friends With Kids" and now she's adding a high-profile comedy g...

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    SXSW: Paul Reubens Says Judd Apatow Is Swearing Him To Secrecy On The Plot Of The Pee Wee Movie

    Actor Wants To Use CGI To De-Age His FaceEver since it was revealed that comedy giant Judd Apatow would be producing and possibly directing a new, Pee Wee Herman movie, interviewers have been trying to squeeze details out of Apatow without much luck. Recently, all Apatow would confirm is that it wouldn't be a direct sequel and the film would exist very much in a world of it's own without necessarily reflecting to previous films. However, Paul Reubens has proven to be much more chatty about the gestating film and in a panel conversation this afternoon at SXSW, the actor revealed that as much as he wanted to spill the beans, Apatow's iron grip ...

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    Bill Hader Working On A Secret Project For Scott Rudin With 'Jackass' Writer Vernon Chatman

    Comedian Also Says Judd Apatow Slasher Comedy Is Probably Not Called 'House Of Joel' AnymoreYes, it's turning out to be Bill Hader month on The Playlist, sue us (could be worse, Michael Bay month could start April 1).

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    Judd Apatow Says 'Knocked Up' Spin-Off May Include Members Of The Original Cast If Schedules Permit

    Filmmaker/Writer Also Talks Pee-Wee Herman Film He's ProducingDoing the rounds of press for the recent Blu-ray release of the 1996 dark satire "The Cable Guy" (thanks for including us guys), triple threat writer/producer/director Judd Apatow naturally fielded questions about the currently untitled "Knocked Up" spin-off that isn't a spin-off, but well, actually kinda sort of is (sorry Universal protesting). As you've heard, the film focuses on the other (and married) couple from "Knocked Up," Pete and Debbie, otherwise known as Apatow's wife Leslie Mann and Paul Rudd, and it will catch up with their relationship four or five years since the ev...

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