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Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph and Kate McKinnon Will Star in ‘The Spoils of Dying’
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Fans of Kristen Wiig and Kate McKinnon have had no shortage of collaborations to celebrate in 2015, with the Paul Feig directed Ghostbusters cast announced in January and the cast to the followup of popular IFC mini-series The Spoils of Babylon released this week. SNL and Bridesmaids alum Maya Rudolph, Chris Parnell, Val Kilmer, Michael Kenneth Williams and returning cast member Haley Joel Osment will also have leading roles in The Spoils of Dying, penned by Matt Piedmont and Andrew Steele. More

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James Franco and ‘SNL’ Bring Us ‘Star Wars: Everyone Is Old Now’ Trailer
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As we’ve already shown you, the “Star Wars: Episode VII — The Force Awakens” trailer has been parodied, remixed, and reimagined countless times in the week or so since its debut. ‘Saturday Night Live’ and host James Franco got in on the fun this weekend, helpfully reminding us that the stars of the original trilogy are going to be super old in the new sequel. More

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Did ‘Saturday Night Live’ Steal a Sketch From An LA Comedy Duo?
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Now in its 40th season, “Saturday Night Live” is no stranger to controversy. But most of those controversies stem from racy content or a lack of diversity, not accusations of plagiarism. Yet that’s the issue facing the sketch show today, after two members of the legendary LA sketch group the Groundlings posted a video clip of their sketch “Rollin’,” noting its similarity to an SNL sketch from this past weekend called “River Sisters.” More