Wiig hopes that if Bridesmaids is a success, it'll lead to more similar female-oriented movies getting the green light.
“I guess for me, every movie I’ve done has been mostly guys,” she muses. “Whip It is another example of a movie that has mostly women in it. I hope that it’s not a rare thing for the future to have a comedy or any movie have a lot of women in it.
“So many people are saying that [Bridesmaids] is this different thing because of that, which is sad to me, to see a poster with six ladies on it as being rare, because there are so many amazing, funny women out there who should have the opportunity to do more things like this.”
She needn’t worry. Bridesmaids took its bow Stateside in May, and has been earning itself almost unanimously rave reviews…