Kristen Wiig Will Not Be Doing A BRIDESMAIDS Sequel…But Universal Still Might
BRIDESMAIDS is one of the funniest movies to hit theaters in 2011.Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â It grossed $288 million worldwide on a $32 million budget, and is up for a number of awards across the board.Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â And while many may think such a success means sequel, that’s not necessarily true forÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â Kristen Wiig.
According to Worst Previews, while Universal Pictures wants a sequel, writer and star Kristen Wiig is not interested. She said:
“[Co-writer] Annie [Mumolo] and I aren’t planning a sequel. We are writing something else.”
Sources say Universal chief Ron Meyer tried to convince Wiig to return by taking her to dinner and offering her an eight-figure payday, but there was still no bite.
But that doesn’t mean Universal is giving up just yet.Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â The studio said in a statement:
“If we do a sequel we want to get it right…We are talking to filmmakers now about concepts, and if the right one emerges, we’ll move forward.”