Kristen Wiig Isn't Laughing Much in the "Hateship Loveship" Trailer

The trailer for Hateship Love shows us a side of Kristen Wiig fans of Bridesmaids
might not be too familiar with.

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Starring Wiig, Guy Pearce, Hailee Steinfeld and Nick Nolte and directed by Liza Johnson, the movie is based on Alice Munro's "Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage," a collection of short stories (which also spawned another movie, Away from Her, in 2006). Wiig plays an awkward woman who gets a job working for Nolte as his professional growl assessor. No, actually she's working as a caretaker for his granddaughterk Sabitha, who is played by Steinfeld. Sabitha and her friend cook up a mean plot to trick Wiig's character Johanna into thinking Sabitha's estranged father, played by Pearce, is falling in love with her. Oh dear.

I think the movie looks really good and it doesn't surprise me to see another Saturday Night Live vet tackling a dramatic role (Will Forte kicked acting ass in Nebraska; please go see it now if you've haven't already).

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