SNL'S Kristen Wiig Set for Apple Comedy Series From Reese Witherspoon

18 January, 2018, 14:18 | Author: Eleanor Thompson
  • The untitled 10-episode series is the tech giant's first half-hour comedy

Kristen Wiig will star in a new comedy from Reese Witherspoon's production company.

Along with co-star and producer Reese Witherspoon, Nicole make about $1 million per episode for season two of the HBO hit, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The untitled Apple series is reportedly paying each of its two leads $1.55 million per episode, which drove up the price that HBO had to pay to secure their services for season two.

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Their salaries also included fees for being executive producers and points on the backend.

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The company is also reviving Steven Spielberg's anthology series "Amazing Stories", with Bryan Fuller serving as showrunner. Sittenfeld will serve as a consulting producer.

Almost 6 years after signing off from Saturday Night Live, Kristen Wiig is returning to TV! Wiig finished her seventh and final season as a cast member in 2012 and went on to act in movies like Ghostbusters, Masterminds, The Martian, and Welcome To Me. She earned three supporting actress in a comedy Emmy nominations.

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Actress Octavia Spencer speaks onstage during the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards. The sources also told THR that because of Witherspoon's Apple deal, the per episode pay for Witherspoon and Kidman for season two is about a million dollars, almost tripling their season one pay. She and Jennifer Aniston will also star in a now untitled morning show drama for the streamer, and she will executive produce "Are You Sleeping", co-produced by Chernin Entertainment with Octavia Spencer attached to star.

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