Kristen Wiig is wigging out as “Clown Girl”
By Hollywood News Staff
Hollywoodnews.com: “Saturday Night Live” actress Kristen Wiig is literally wigging out and looking at the book “Clown Girl” as her next film.
Wiig will star as Nita, a women in throes of life whose alter ego is Sniffes, a professional clown. Nita gets lost in Sniffes as a means to forego her prostitution fetish. The 2001 novel was written by Monica Drake.
Digital Spy tracked the story on the web.
Since first appearing on “Saturday Night Live” in 2005, Wiig has quickly been recognized by the industry as the Cate Blancett of comedy and has been coveted for her mult-personality talent. Wiig will next be seen in MacGruber, opening May 21 in US cinemas.
She also has three films coming out, the Universal animated film “Despicable Me,” Andrew Jarecki’s drama “All Good Things” and Greg Mottola’s “Paul.”