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Carol Burnett to Star Alongside Kristen Wiig in Mrs. American Pie Comedy Series for Apple TV+

Carol Burnett is making her way back to the small screen!. Apple TV+ announced that the decorated TV veteran is joining its upcoming series Mrs. American Pie, which is directed by Tate Taylor (The Help) and boasts Laura Dern as an executive producer. The star-studded cast, led by Kristen Wiig, also features Allison Janney, Leslie Bibb, Josh Lucas and Ricky Martin.
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Carol Burnett Joins Kristen Wiig in Apple Comedy Series ‘Mrs. American Pie’

Click here to read the full article. Carol Burnett has joined the cast of the Apple comedy series “Mrs. American Pie,” Variety has learned. Burnett joins previously announced series lead Kristen Wiig in the show, along with cast members Allison Janney, Leslie Bibb, Josh Lucas and Ricky Martin. The 10-episode comedy follows Maxine Simmons’ (Wiig) attempt to secure her seat at America’s most exclusive table: Palm Beach high society in the early 1970s. As Maxine attempts to cross that impermeable line between the haves and the have-nots, “Mrs. American Pie” asks the same questions that still baffle us today: “Who gets a seat...
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Bridesmaids 2: Director Paul Feig and Drew Barrymore Have Perfect Pitch for Kristen Wiig Sequel

Paul Feig has had huge success in comedy, from his work on The Office and Freaks and Geeks to movies like Spy and The Heat -- but nothing has been quite the blow-the-doors-off hit that his 2011 ensemble comedy Bridesmaids did. With a Spy 2 in the offing and constant questions about the possibility of follow-ups to Freaks and Geeks, Ghostbusters, and more, Feig appeared on The Drew Barrymore Show to talk about his work, and offhandedly mentioned the possibility of a second Bridesmaids movie. In a conversation that clearly excited Barrymore, the filmmaker discussed the possibilities of such a sequel.
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Josh Lucas Joins Kristen Wiig In ‘Mrs. American Pie’ Apple Comedy Series

Click here to read the full article. EXCLUSIVE: Josh Lucas is set to star opposite Kristen Wiig in Apple TV+ comedy series Mrs. American Pie, executive produced by Laura Dern. Based on Juliet McDaniel’s book, Mrs. American Pie hails from creator Abe Sylvia (The Eyes of Tammy Faye) and director Tate Taylor (Breaking News in Yuba County). Dern also is eyeing a “key role” in the series. Written by Sylvia and directed by Taylor, Mrs. American Pie is set during the powderkeg era of the early 1970s and follows Maxine Simmons (Wiig) and her attempt to secure her seat at America’s...
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Ricky Martin Joins Kristen Wiig and Allison Janney in Mrs. American Pie

Ricky Martin is the latest addition to the cast of Apple TV+'s upcoming series Mrs. American Pie. Based on Juliet McDaniel's novel of the same name, the ten-episode comedy follows a woman named Maxine Simmons as she tries to secure a spot in the exclusive world of Palm Beach high society in the 1970s. Martin, a Grammy-winning singer and Emmy-nominated actor, joins previously announced stars Kristen Wiig, Allison Janney, and Leslie Bibb.
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Leslie Bibb Joins Kristen Wiig In ‘Mrs. American Pie’ Apple Comedy Series

Click here to read the full article. EXCLUSIVE: Leslie Bibb has been tapped to star alongside Kristen Wiig in in Apple TV+ comedy series Mrs. American Pie, executive produced by Laura Dern. Based on Juliet McDaniel’s book, Mrs. American Pie hails from creator Abe Sylvia (The Eyes of Tammy Faye) and director Tate Taylor (Breaking News in Yuba County). Oscar winner Allison Janney also recently signed on to star in the series, in which Dern is poised for a key role. Written by Sylvia and directed by Taylor, Mrs. American Pie is a story about gorgeously impossible people. Set during the...
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