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'SNL' Review: Bill Hader's Master Class

You can judge how great a past SNL cast member was by the void they refill when they return to the show. Maya Rudolph's hosting gig in 2012 reminded viewers not only how irreplaceable of a triple-threat talent Rudolph is, but how colorless (in every possible meaning of the word) the cast seemed in her absence. Andy Samberg's return last May revealed the cast remained short of a goofball viewers seemed to like, even if the show could still produce amazing video content without him. If SNL needs to know what it's missing, it needs only bring back an old cast member to highlight the weak spots.

Bill Hader returned [...]

Kristen Wiig Will Star with Bill Hader in 'The Skeleton Twins'

SNL and Adventureland buddies Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig will be playing twin siblings in a new film called The Skeleton Twins, Variety reports. The movie follows an estranged brother and sister who each cheat death on the same day and decide to reunited to confront their pasts together. Skeleton Twins will be directed by Craig Johnson (True Adolescents), produced by the Duplass Brothers (Cyrus), and co-written by Johnson and Mark Heyman (Black Swan). Wiig recently finished shooting The Secret Life of Walter Mitty opposite Ben Stiller and is filming the new indie dramedy Hateship, Friendship with Hailee Steinfeld and Nick Nolte. Hader is in production on [...]

Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader Humiliate a Reporter on Live TV

Local Denver news reporter Chris Parente is probably used to pretending he's seen certain movies for his job, and at the top of his recent interview with The Skeleton Twins stars Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader he seems more than confident that his complete lack of knowledge about their new movie will have no bearing on the segment to come. After Parente blows his cover by asking Wiig if she has "advice for going nude," the SNL alums descend on him without mercy, and the result is both cringeworthy and entertaining. (via Death and Taxes)

Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader Are Sad Siblings in 'The Skeleton Twins' Trailer

Here's the trailer for Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig's new dramatic film and Sundance hit The Skeleton Twins, in which the SNL alums and former Adventureland costars play a depressed brother and sister who reunite after ten years of not speaking to each other. The film opens in theaters on September 19th, which should be plenty of time to get used to the idea of Karina and Devin from "The Californians" as much respected dramatic actors.