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Why MacGruber is at His Best on Saturday Night Live, Not on Peacock
Image courtesy of NBC In Forte's return, the scenario also featured the return of his MacGruber co-stars in SNL alum Kristen Wiig as Vicki St Elmo and Ryan Phillippe as Dixon Piper, the first time he's played the character on SNL Previously during Forte and Wiig's stints as SNL cast members, the third person playing the[...]
Ghostbusters (2016)
What makes it paltry, you ask? It includes only a digital copy of Ghostbusters: Answer the Call to add to the existing set containing a physical and digital copy of the Ivan Reitman-directed 1984 original, 1989 sequel Ghostbusters II, and Jason Reitman's Ghostbusters: Afterlife currently in theaters. Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, Kristen Wiig in[...]
MacGruber Review: Well, It's Definitely Better Than the 2010 Film
I'll give credit to creators Will Forte (who also stars), John Solomon, and Jorma Taccone (both worked with Forte on SNL) to make it stretch across eight episodes on Peacock and actually showed the ability to allow its characters to develop. MACGRUBER — Pictured in this screengrab: (l-r) Kristen Wiig as Vicki St Elmo, Will Forte[...]
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SyFy Wire lobbed that very question to the cast and crew of the Peacock action-comedy MacGruber, which in part is an homage to the 80's action films with a whole lot of (mostly juvenile) comedy. MACGRUBER — Pictured in this screengrab: (l-r) Kristen Wiig as Vicki St Elmo, Will Forte as MacGruber, Ryan Phillippe as Dixon[...]
Ghostbusters (2016)
It was a reboot that starred Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon, Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones, and Chris Hemsworth. Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, Kristen Wiig in Ghostbusters (2016) Image courtesy of Sony How Both Recent Ghostbusters Films Were Endorsed by Original Cast Feig took to Twitter to (rightfully) lodge his protest to Sony for the exclusion adding the[...]
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The streaming series actually picks up about 10 years following the 2010 film, which actually bombed at the box office, but developed a cult following. MacGruber — Pictured in this screengrab: (l-r) Kristen Wiig as Vicki St Elmo, Will Forte as MacGruber, Ryan Phillippe as Dixon Piper — (Photo by: Peacock) The original premise of the sketches[...]
MacGruber Star Ryan Phllippe on Surprise Return for Peacock Series
MacGruber star Ryan Phillippe has a unique history with the franchise because the character he plays in Dixon Piper didn't originate from the original Saturday Night Live sketch that featured Will Forte as the title character and Kristen Wiig as his partner Vicki The original sketches found MacGruber, Vicki, and a random third person, usually[...]
MacGruber Announcement | Series Coming to Peacock 2021
A little more than a month after we learned who would be joining Will Forte, Kristen Wiig, and Ryan Phillippe on Peacock's eight-episode series MacGruber, we have some new names to add as well as a casting change to report First up, Billy Zane (True Story, Titanic) is joining the cast and replacing the previously-announced[...]
MacGruber: Pitching Ultimate MacGyver Crossover with Anderson & Till
The skits feature Forte as the title character always trying to disarm a bomb in a remote area accompanied by Vicki (Kristen Wiig) and another character usually played by the SNL host. Images courtesy of Paramount and CBS The twist in this comedic parody is how easily distracted MacGruber becomes while precious seconds are lost and obviously,[...]
Trailer For Kristen Wiig Comedy Barb & Star Go To Vista Del Mar Debuts
Barb & Star Go To Vista Del Mar is a new comedy starring Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo about two friends who…quip at each other and seem clueless I gotta be honest; even after watching the trailer, I just don't really know what the hell this film is supposed to be about It looks like[...]
[SPOILERS] Chris Pine On Filming That Big Scene in Wonder Woman 1984
However, unlike the first movie, the second act of Wonder Woman 1984 is not nearly as good as the second act of the first movie, and it's impossible not to compare the two of them." Wonder Woman 1984, directed by Patty Jenkins, stars Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Kristen Wiig, Pedro Pascal, Connie Nielsen, and Gabriella Wilde. [...]
Wonder Woman 1984 to Hit Theaters and HBO Max on December 25th
Pictures release. Wonder Woman 1984 Suffered from Same Issues as some Spider-Man Sequels Depending on how you feel about the 2007 Sam Raimi sequel in Spider-Man 3 and the 2014 Marc Webb's Amazing Spider-Man 2 where it overstretched itself too thin where it affected the development of the film's villains in Max Lord (Pedro Pascal) and Barbara[...]
Saturday Night Live released some rehearsal footage from The Grinch sketch. (Image: NBC screencap)
One sketch that stood out was the one with Pete Davidson as The Grinch, rocking tighty-whities and trying to help host Kristen Wiig and Mikey Day's Whoville residents explain their way around the fact that The Grinch stayed over for a threesome when the kids (Kyle Mooney, Chloe Fineman) start asking questions This shouldn't have worked-[...]
Wonder Woman 1984: Check Out the Opening Scene Plus 3 New Posters
However, unlike the first movie, the second act of Wonder Woman 1984 is not nearly as good as the second act of the first movie, and it's impossible not to compare the two of them." Wonder Woman 1984, directed by Patty Jenkins, stars Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Kristen Wiig, Pedro Pascal, Connie Nielsen, and Gabriella Wilde[...]
Saturday Night Live wrapped up year this weekend (Image: SNL screencap)
But to get there, they had to wrap things up with the annual "holiday/we-already-have-one-foot-out-the-studio" episode- with SNL alum Kristen Wiig (Wonder Woman 1984) as host and Dua Lipa as the musical guest But the show didn't wait until 11:29 pm ET on Saturday to start getting everyone's attention, with news coming down earlier in the[...]