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Trade Roundup: Kristen Wiig, Andy Samberg, Charlie Sheen

Kristen Wiig is set to star in a new action-comedy script from Oscar winners Nat Faxon and Jim Rash. Action? Comedy? Kristen Wiig? Dean Pelton? So many good things! (Faxon will also be starring with Abby Elliott in Ben Fox Is My Manny.)

What do Andy Samberg, Gwyneth Paltrow, Reese Witherspoon, Cameron Diaz and Beyoncé all have in common? They'll all be appearing in One Hit Wonders, the upcoming film from Glee's Ryan Murphy. Also, they all love the color pink.

Brett Butler has joined the cast of Charlie Sheen's Anger Management as the bartender at the bar where Charlie's therapist character hangs out. Butler [...]

Book of Mormon Star Andrew Rannells Joins Glee Creators' Comedy

Andrew Rannells, the scripture-totin' star of The Book of Mormon, is set to star in the surrogacy comedy from Glee's Ryan Murphy and Allison Adler. With those three involved, this pilot is gonna get greenlit faster than you can say "Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints."

ABC Buys Another Pun-Named Script, This Time From Ellen DeGeneres

Ellen DeGeneres has sold ABC Weitz & Wong, a comedy about "a mixed race Jewish-Chinese couple and their two children." Oh, ABC, you're killing me with these clever titles. It's the second sale for DeGeneres, who recently sold NBC a pilot. Also today, NBC bought a comedy from Glee creator Ryan Murphy about "a blended family of a gay couple and the woman who becomes a surrogate."