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Kristen Wiig Not Keen on Bridesmaids Sequel, Says Jon Hamm

Kristen Wiig in Bridesmaids.

After the Kristen Wiig comedy Bridesmaids did knockout business at the box office, both director Paul Feig and co-star Melissa McCarthy told Vulture they'd both be game for a sequel. "It's already been brought up," Feig said then. "When you get a group that's this deep and this good, it's a crime to not use them again." Alas, here comes co-star Jon Hamm to pump the brakes. When E! asked the actor this week whether he'd be up for Bridesmaids 2, Hamm said, "They need to lock [Wiig] up before me," and on that matter, he was decidedly doubtful: "I don't think Kristen is going to do it." And as a Saturday Night Live veteran who recently worked with Wiig again on Friends With Kids, you'd have to think that Hamm is in a position to know, right? Is Wiig making the right decision not to sell out for a Hangover II–size payday, or is she merely clearing the way for an inevitable offer for McCarthy to star in her own spinoff? [E!]

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