Kristen Wiig's Next Move

Unusual rom-com "Bridesmaids" turned this SNL leading lady into a star.
3:43 | 12/30/11

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-- -- to name an entertainer where they hotter career right now not only is she a favorite of Saturday night -- writers and fans Kristen way. -- -- proven Hollywood hit maker in a comedy she co wrote and starred in bridesmaids. Is nominated for two Golden Globes and has grossed almost 300. Million fish so here's Chris Connolly for our series what's good beautiful. As a -- -- mainstay of Saturday night line. If you -- looks -- him you and yet be some down and dirty funny as Kristen -- Well he's moved into the slot and school -- and popular. OK -- popular ends. This year she got -- -- those skills on the big screen. Her talents -- -- that this bridesmaid set in Venice California last year. -- less -- 37 year old wake is getting the chance to be the prime mover on a film you are the star and the coroner you can go over there in time and only -- -- -- But -- weeks' time is now now in her seventh season on SNL -- -- -- a Garland of gloriously eccentric characters. The perpetually treacherous -- -- The overbearing Penelope. Happy Thanksgiving can't be -- -- in happy Turkey day pilgrimage declined. To give -- a lot of fireworks lit up son. Plus the president's opinion -- OK -- -- -- so your boyfriend know. I mean it was an electronic device so -- her boyfriend. It. She's been part of the wave of female cast members including Tina Fey and Amy Poehler who transformed -- -- now. Busting up the -- all boys club this -- second class. This year the smashed the glass ceiling for female driven owed no they didn't -- when you. Well -- real life sweetness camps up the comedy it edgy circumstances. Of that test with a -- Jon -- for example. -- wonders about her mother watching that one. Explain what -- the this was her first kiss on film with Billy -- up in the -- pretty bird. I do remember asking the director Paul -- I didn't know lake -- -- -- -- -- communications -- -- -- full -- Home and found conflicting hopeful look at that come up -- -- bridesmaids yeah. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- I'd I didn't know this who does that we sometimes -- conceived. See you bridesmaids even as weak discreetly at improvisation -- without clothes. You disrobe for -- movie without being asked to do by director yes. Outside. -- you do optional looted yet if you ask NATO Adam good now. It stick with the LA based improper outfit the ground links led to -- 2005. Arrival -- personnel where she offered a rare behind the scenes he. -- -- -- Like home for you because -- -- besides spending and lot of hours. Here became emotional and think about you know when -- home. The over at some point. -- having an -- 2011 bridesmaids made her mark in the movie's big time I don't need to be. -- -- but there's still no sign of league waving goodbye to sit down anytime soon.

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