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Kristen Wiig Is Directing Her First Movie

Comedy superstar and budding drama actor Kristen Wiig is set to direct her first movie. Variety reports that the SNL alum will direct and costar with her longtime friend and collaborator Annie Mumolo in an upcoming movie where they play "best friends who find themselves in over their heads and out of their depth." While no further details on the project have been revealed, Wiig and Mumolo released the following statement: "We’re very excited to be writing. We will be going into a cave for months to finish. An actual cave. We found one that’s nice and big. We’re putting a couch in there." And here's a statement [...]

David Cross Just Directed His First Movie

David Cross recently finished directing his first movie, a dark indie comedy called Hits, Deadline reports. Cross both wrote and directed the film, which explores fame in the YouTube era, set in a small town in upstate New York. Cross assembled quite an impressive cast for Hits, with Matt Walsh, Meredith Hagner, James Adomian, Derek Waters, Wyatt Cenac and Jake Cherry making up the ensemble cast. Julia Stiles, Michael Cera, Dave Koechner, Amy Sedaris, Erinn Hayes, and Russ Tamblyn also make appearances. Cross is currently developing a series with Showtime about a travel writer leading a double life, and he has a book with Bob Odenkirk out next week [...]