Maya Rudolph

Maya Rudolph Joins Tina Fey and Amy Poehler in ‘The Nest’

Maya Rudolph Joins Tina Fey and Amy Poehler in ‘The Nest’

Universal Pictures' upcoming comedy The Nest is shaping up to be a Saturday Night Live reunion, with Maya Rudolph signing on to join her former SNL cast mates Tina Fey and Amy Poehler.

The story, written by former Saturday Night Live writer Paula Pell, centers on two sisters (Tina Fey and Amy Poehler) who decide to throw one last massive party in their childhood home, before it is sold, which turns into a "cathartic experience" for the siblings and their friends. Maya Rudolph is playing a longtime childhood friend of the sisters, with James Brolin signing on earlier this week to play Tina Fey and Amy Poehler's father, and Ike Barinholtz starring as the male lead.

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Maya Rudolph Joins Voice Cast of Disney and Marvel's ‘Big Hero 6’

Maya Rudolph Joins Voice Cast of Disney and Marvel's ‘Big Hero 6’

Following T.J. Miller and Jamie Chung, comedian and Saturday Night Live alum Maya Rudolph is the third actor to join the cast of the super secretive Disney animated adventure Big Hero 6.

While Disney had no comment on the casting, this will be the first Disney animated movie based on a Marvel comic book. Don Hall and Chris Williams are co-directing the superhero adventure, which hits theaters this November. The story follows a team of government-sanctioned superheroes on a quest to save their city.

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‘The Nut Job’ Trailer

‘The Nut Job’ Trailer

"No nuts, no glory." This January, go nuts for Open Road's new animated film, The Nut Job! Take a look at the brand new teaser trailer that debuted today. With an all-star cast, including Liam Neeson, Katherine Heigl, Will Arnett and Maya Rudolph, this is one nutty heist you don't want to miss!

The Nut Job is an action-packed comedy that follows the travails of Surly (voiced by Will Arnett), a mischievous squirrel, and his rat friend Buddy, who plan a nut store heist of outrageous proportions and unwittingly find themselves embroiled in a much more complicated and hilarious adventure.

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Rob Corddry, Amanda Peet and Maya Rudolph Join ‘The Way, Way Back’

http://movieweb.com/person/rob-corddry/The Way, Way Back has rounded out its cast, adding Rob Corddry, Amanda Peet and Maya Rudolph. The film already features an all-star lineup of Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Liam James and Sam Rockwell.

The comedy follows a teenage boy (Liam James), who forms a friendship with a local water-park manager (Sam Rockwell). In one summer's time, this new friend helps him come face to face with his abusive stepfather (Steve Carell) and repair his relationship with his mother (Toni Collette).

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‘Bridesmaids’ Cast to Present at ‘84th Annual Academy Awards’

Six actresses - Rose Byrne, Ellie Kemper, Melissa McCarthy, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Maya Rudolph and Kristen Wiig - from the hit comedy Bridesmaids will be presenters at the 84th Annual Academy Awards, telecast producers Brian Grazer and Don Mischer announced today.

McCarthy received her first Oscar nomination this year for her supporting role in the film, and Wiig also became a first-time nominee for the film's original screenplay. All six will be making their first Oscar show appearances.

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‘Bridesmaids’ Photo Gallery

Universal Pictures has provided us with 34 new photos from the highly-anticipated comedy Bridesmaids, which arrives in theaters nationwide on May 13. Click on the gallery below to browse through this new gallery which features stars Kristen Wiig, Rose Byrne, Maya Rudolph, Ellie Kemper, Melissa McCarthy, and Wendi McLendon-Covey.

Bridesmaids was released May 13th, 2011.

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‘Bridesmaids’ a Look Inside Featurette

Kristen Wiig takes her first lead role in Bridesmaids, a new comedy from director Paul Feig and producer Judd Apatow. Universal Pictures has released a Look Inside featurette with Kristen Wiig and Maya Rudolph as they take viewers behind-the-scenes of this riotous outing. Check it out in the clip below.

Bridesmaids was released May 13th, 2011.

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Six ‘Bridesmaids’ Character Posters

Six brand new character posters have debuted for the highly-anticipated comedy Bridesmaids, which arrives in theaters nationwide on May 13. Take a look at these posters below, which feature Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Rose Byrne, Melissa McCarthy, Wendi McLendon-Covey, and Ellie Kemper's characters in this Universal Pictures comedy.

Bridesmaids was released May 13th, 2011.

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