Maya Rudolph has joined the cast of the tentatively titled “Bridesmaids” (aka. “Untitled Kristen Wiig Project”), the Judd Apatow-produced wedding comedy for Universal Pictures reports Production Weekly.
Rudolph will play the bride Lillian to Kristen Wiig’s bridesmaid Annie. The story centres on two women battling to plan their friend’s wedding party.
Paul Feig (TV’ s “Arrested Development,” “Nurse Jackie”) directs from a script by Wiig and Annie Mumolo. The project is scheduled to hit theatres on May 12th 2011.
Former SNL members Rudolph and Wigg also co-star in the upcoming comedy “MacGruber” opening next month.