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Kristen Wiig is a actress in Ghostbusters (2016 Movie).

Ghostbusters Related


Other work

  • The Martian - Actress (2015)
  • Saturday Night Live (TV Series) - Cast (2005-2012)
  • Bridesmaids - Writer, Co-Producer, Actress (2011)
  • How to Train Your Dragon - Voice Actress (2010)
  • Carnata (Short) - Actress (2011)

Trivia

  • Kristen Wiig is close friends with Paul Feig's wife, Laurie, and contacted him through her about a role in the movie.[1]
  • Jessi Fisher was Kristen Wiig's stunt double.[2]
  • Kristen Wiig accidentally punched Chris Gethard in one take.[3]
  • On page 215 of Ghosts from Our Past: Both Literally and Figuratively: The Study of the Paranormal (Three Rivers Press), Kristen Wiig is thanked in the acknowledgment section.
  • On page 16 of Ghostbusters 101 #2, in panel 2, the sign on the left is for Cholodecki's Jewelry Store, where Wiig's character worked at in the "Bridesmaids" movie directed by Paul Feig and co-starred Melissa McCarthy.
  • On page 16 of Ghostbusters 101 #2, in panel 2, the sign on the right is "Wiig's Hair Design" with an advertised phone number of 555-WIIG - all a nod to Kristen Wiig.

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References

  1. Paul Feig (2016). Ghostbusters (2016 Movie) Extended Edition - Writer & Director Commentary (2016) (Blu-Ray ts. 00:10:39-00:10:58). Sony Pictures. Paul Feig says: "Then she had contacted me through my wife. My wife and her are close friends and, uh, she contacted Laurie one day, my wife, and said, 'Hey, if there's a good role in Ghostbusters, I'd like to--' Oh my God! So I had drinks with her and yeah. I couldn't jump o that fast enough."
  2. ESPN "What it takes to be a 'Ghostbusters' stuntwoman" 7/14/16
  3. Paul Feig (2016). Ghostbusters (2016 Movie) Extended Edition - Filmmaker Commentary (2016) (Blu-Ray ts. 01:27:19-01:27:23). Sony Pictures. Paul Feig says: "Kristen really punched him in one take. By accident, of course."


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