Dude-comedy maverick, Judd Apatow, recently announced he'll be producing a comedy by women. Bridesmaids is written by SNL's Kristen Wiig and The Groundling's Annie Mumolo and is a veritable who's-who of tv's comediennes; with a line-up featuring Maya Rudolph (SNL), Ellie Kemper (The Office), Rose Byrne (The Damages), Wendi McLendon-Covey (Reno 911!'s) and Melissa McCarthey (The Gilmore Girls), as the pack of zany gal-pal bridesmaids along for the wild wedding ride.

After facing a little criticism about the lack of women POV or female characters in his movies, Apatow's new female-focused comedy is refreshing and looks pretty fucking funny. How will this stack up to Natalie Portman's pre-production female-stoner com Best Buds? I don't know, but maybe a little competition will encourage Apatow and his bestman, Seth Rogen, to spice things up in the bud-comedy realm. Bridesmaids is a good first step off the sexist-comedy path, Apatow, let's hope for more lady-collabs in your future. 

You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this video

 

Tagged in: Untagged    

The opinions expressed on the BUST blog are those of the authors themselves and do not necessarily reflect the position of BUST Magazine or its staff.


blog comments powered by Disqus

Facebook_websiteTwitter_websitePinterest_websiteRSS_websiteTumblr_websiteIG_website

Search

Upcoming Events

Show Full Calendar

Shop The BUSTShop