First for music news
This Week's Issue
You’re logged in

Melissa McCarthy casts further doubt on 'Bridesmaids 2'

Star says she will not return for a second film without Kristen Wiig

Video: Bridesmaids - Trailer 2

Bridesmaids star Melissa McCarthy has vowed not to return for a sequel without Kristen Wiig.

Last week it emerged that Universal is considering moving forward with a follow-up to last year’s smash hit comedy, despite the reluctance of its main star and co-writer. Wiig said that she and collaborator Annie Mumolo are working on a different project.

Now, Mike And Molly star McCarthy, who played Megan in the film, has cast further doubt on the proposed sequel. She told E! Online:

God, I wouldn't want [to return without Wiig]. I would never want to. I think it's a terrible idea.

But she added that she is still in the dark about any proposed sequel to Bridesmaids. "I don’t [know] anything about it. But I know that nobody wants to do it unless it's great. If it is, I will show up wherever those ladies are."

It had been suggested that members of the ensemble cast were unhappy with the $100,000 bonus they each received following the film's success.

You can watch the trailer for the movie at the top of the page.


Comments

Please login to add your comment.

Latest Videos
Latest Tickets - Booking Now
 
NME Store & Framed Prints
Most Read News
Popular This Week
New Issue Out Now
Inside NME.COM
Newsletter

Free weekly music news, videos and MP3s in your inbox

On NME.COM Today