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10 Celebs You Didn't Realize Voiced Animated Characters

Katy Perry, is that you?

(Newser) - Whose voice is that? You may not have realized these stars rounded up by the Stir were behind animated characters. A sampling:
  1. Kristen Wiig: Lucy in Despicable Me 2 and Miss Hattie in Despicable Me
  2. Amy Poehler: Joy in Inside Out
  3. Zac Efron: Ted in The Lorax
  4. Bill Hader: Flint
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This Is the 'Funniest Film of the Year'

Amy Schumer shines in surprisingly-conventional Trainwreck

(Newser) - Amy Schumer's first feature film probably won't be her last. Critics seem to be big fans of Trainwreck, an R-rated flick about "Amy," a woman turned off by monogamy, though perhaps not for long. Alongside SNL alum Bill Hader and LeBron James, Schumer, who also wrote... More »

Stefon Returns to SNL

Bill Hader returns to old stomping grounds as guest host

(Newser) - Saturday Night Live's hottest new castmember was really an old beloved one last night, as alum Bill Hader returned to the show—and more importantly brought Stefon with him. Appearing on Weekend Update, where he referred to Colin Jost and Michael Che as "Mitt and Barack," Stefon... More »

Kristen Wiig, Bill Hader Interview Gets Awkward

When it becomes clear reporter hasn't seen 'The Skeleton Twins'

(Newser) - Here's a tip for entertainment reporters: If you're about to interview two actors about their new movie, you might want to actually watch the movie first, or at least have some vague idea of the plot. Chris Parente apparently did not follow this advice; his interview with Kristen... More »

Wiig, Hader Transform in Skeleton Twins

Critics call it 'one of the better movies' of the year

(Newser) - Audiences are raving about The Skeleton Twins almost as much as critics. The drama starring Saturday Night Live alums Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader has nabbed a thumbs-up from 83% of viewers and 88% of critics on Rotten Tomatoes . What's to love?
  • Betsy Sharkey at the Los Angeles Times
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Seth Meyers Signs Off SNL

And Stefon, Amy Poehler, Andy Samberg stop by to send him off

(Newser) - Seth Meyers ended his reign at the "Weekend Update" desk last night, telling one last dumb-criminal joke for the road before some of Saturday Night Live's more memorable recent alums stopped by to bid him farewell, notes the Hollywood Reporter . Bill Hader, in character as Stefon, and Amy... More »

Star-Studded SNL Finale Bids Hader Farewell

Kanye unveils 2 singles, Poehler returns as Affleck hosts

(Newser) - Last night's season finale of Saturday Night Live didn't have many snoozy moments: Oscar winner Ben Affleck hosted, taking on his marriage-is-work gaffe in the opening monologue with wife Jennifer Garner at his side, the show bid dramatic farewell to longtime heavyweight Bill Hader vis a vis his... More »

Bill Hader Leaving SNL

'Stefon' creator to quit after 8 years

(Newser) - Saturday Night Live is losing one of its marquee names when its season wraps up this week. Bill Hader tells the New York Times that he's leaving after eight years. It was a "hard decision," says the 34-year-old, but "it got to a point where I... More »

SNL's Obama to GOP: Leave Orange Guy Alone

Boehner ostracized in the cafeteria, caucus took his milk

(Newser) - We have a fiscal cliff deal, and John Boehner has emerged victorious—at least if last night's Saturday Night Live is to be believed. Jay Pharoah's President Obama announced last night that he caved on negotiations, mostly because House Republicans were being really, really mean to Bill Hader'... More »

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