Kristen Wiig made her big-screen debut to universal high praise as Jill, Katherine Heigl’s passive-aggressive boss in Judd Apatow’s smash-hit comedy ‘Knocked Up’, which released in 2007. She appeared in Drew Barrymore’s directorial debut, ‘Whip It’, which released in 2009. Her film credits between these two films include Greg Mottola’s 2009 film ‘Adventureland’, with Ryan Reynolds, Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg; David Koepp’s ‘Ghost Town’, which released in 2008; ‘Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story’, which released in 2007 and was too an Apatow production directed by Jake Kasdan. She also guest-starred on NBC series ‘30 Rock’, the HBO series ‘Bored to Death’, and ‘Flight of the Conchords’.
Wiig was a part on the ‘Saturday Night Live’ cast from 2005 to the spring of 2012. She played a lot of memorable characters on the show such as Target clerk, Lawrence Welk Singer Doonese, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and Suze Orman. Wiig earned four Emmy nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her performance on the show. In 2011, she co-wrote and starred in ‘Bridesmaids’, along with Maya Rudolph, Rose Byrne, and Melissa McCarthy. The movie was a critical and box-office hit. It won several awards and was nominated for two Oscars and Golden Globes.
Wiig voiced the character of Ruffnut in the critically acclaimed animated film ‘How to Train Your Dragon’, which released in 2010. She voiced the same character again in the sequel ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’, which released in 2014. Wiig appeared as Haley Sullivan in 2010’s ‘Date Night’. She voiced the character of Miss Hattie in 2010’s ‘Despicable Me’. Wiig was also part of the sequels ‘Despicable Me 2’, which released in 2013 and ‘Despicable Me 3’, which released in 2017, in these movies she voiced the character of Lucy.
In 2011, Wiig played Missy in the film ‘Friends with Kids’. She played Imogene in 2012’s ‘Girl Most Likely’ and Johanna Parry in ‘Hateship Loveship’, which released in 2013. Wiig starred as Cheryl Melhoff in ‘The Secret Life of Walter Mitty’, which too released in 2013, alongside Ben Stiller. She also played the character of Chani Lastname in ‘Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues’. In 2015’s ‘The Diary of a Teenage Girl’, she played the role of Charlotte. She was next seen as Polly in ‘Nasty Baby’ and as Monica in ‘The Heyday of the Insensitive Bastards’, both movies released in 2015. She was also part of the 2015 blockbuster ‘The Martian’, alongside Matt Damon.
In 2016, she played Alexanya Atoz in ‘Zoolander 2’, Erin Gilbert in ‘Ghostbusters’, and Kelly in ‘Masterminds’. Wiig played Audrey Safranek in 2017’s ‘Downsizing’ and starred as Herald in ‘Mother!’, which was the most talked about movie of 2017. She played Pamela Brinton in the TV series ‘Last Man on Earth’ for a few episodes in 2017. At this point, the question that might be circling your mind is what is the next Kristen Wiig movie ? Well, the good news is that we have a clear answer to that question. Here’s the list of upcoming Kristen Wiig films scheduled to release in 2019 and 2020. We can only hope that the latest Kristen Wiig movies would be as good as some of her recent ones.
1. How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019)