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Getting Into Character: Forte and Wiig in MacGruber

Will Forte and Kristen Wiig in MacGruber

Can find a way to survive when he’s given more than 10 seconds to try?

In the big screen version of the popular Saturday Night Live sketch (you can see some clips after the jump), Will Forte and Kristen Wiig reprise the characters who are always moments away from death. The movie, which is currently filming in New Mexico, is separate from a MacGyver adaptation that New Line is reportedly putting together.

Ryan Phillippe and Val Kilmer are also on board the Lorne Michaels-produced version. MacGruber is scheduled for a April 16, 2010 release.

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Remake News: The Orphanage, Twilight Zone and More


The Orphanage: One of the most haunting movies I’ve seen in the past few years is being given an English-language redo. The Orphanage, the 2007 Spanish film from director Juan Antonio Bayona, will now be in the hands of Larry Fessenden. Guillermo del Toro, the producer on the original project, will serve the same role on this version. Guillermo also assisted Larry with the new script.

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Remake News: MacGyver, It, The Bodyguard and More


MacGyver: Now you didn’t think those MacGruber skits would lead nowhere, did ya? After seeing a renewed interest in the former ABC series (thanks NBC), New Line has decided to pounce on the golden opportunity. The story about a resourceful agent (Angus MacGyver) who improvised during critical moments will now be turned into a motion picture. No casting decisions or script have been completed.

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