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A Bridesmaids Sequel Might Happen Without Kristen Wiig

Jon Hamm suggested as much in an interview last fall, but the Bridesmaids star and co-writer confirmed that she's not exactly game for a second installment. "[Co-writer Annie Mumolo] and I aren't planning a sequel," she tells the Hollywood Reporter. "We are writing something else." Though it's hard — some might even say sacrilegious — to imagine a second movie without Wiig, Universal claims it's still open to the possibility of Bridesmaids 2: "We are talking to filmmakers now about concepts," a rep says, "and if the right one emerges, we'll move forward." Sources say Melissa McCarthy would be a must-have for the movie, meaning it could be packaged as a spinoff, rather than a sequel. Does that go down a little smoother? Follow-up question: Are Mumolo and Wiig working on a screenplay about a sketch comedian who falls for a hot drummer with an exotic name? Fingers crossed. 

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