“Bridesmaids” — the ensemble comedy led by “Saturday Night Live”
regular Kristin Wiig that opened in May to a respectable box office
showing ($112 million since May 13) — may just have opened the door for
female-led raunch comedies.
Oscar (and recent MTV Generation) Award winner Reese Witherspoon has signed on
to star in “Who Invited Her?” a
wedding-themed comedy about a woman who crashes a bachelor party.
Proving, yet again, that weddings — and everything having to do with
marriage including (but not limited to) courtships, proposals, bachelor
parties, bachelorette parties, receptions and honeymoons — are
Witherspoon won’t only star, she’ll also produce the comedy. This isn’t,
of course, Witherspoon’s first brush with comedy. Previous must-sees
include “Freeway,” “Legally Blonde,” “Election” and “Sweet Home