‘Bridesmaids’ Cast 10 Years Later: Where Are They Now?

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‘Bridesmaids’ Cast: Where Are They Now?

Bridesmaids became a massive hit when it was released on April 28, 2011. The comedy, which earned over $288 million at the box office, revolved around the hilarious ups and downs Annie experience as she navigated being a maid-of-honor for her best friend. Kristen Wiig teamed up with Maya Rudolph, Rose Byrne, Melissa McCarthy, Ellie Kemper, and Wendi McLendon-Covey to form one epic comedy team. 


Bridesmaids earned two Oscar nominations, including a Best Supporting Actress nod for Melissa. Since Bridesmaids, the cast has gone on to star in many more hit comedies and TV series. Melissa earned another Oscar nomination a few years later and will play Ursula in the live-action Little Mermaid. Kristen notably reunited with Melissa in the all-female Ghostbusters and played Cheetah in the highly-anticipated Wonder Woman 1984


While a Bridesmaids sequel doesn’t seem to be in the cards, the cast still has plenty of projects for us to enjoy. Find out what the cast is up to these days with our gallery.

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Melissa McCarthy

Melissa McCarthy starred as the one and only Megan Price in Bridesmaids. Melissa received an Oscar nomination for her performance. Her role in Bridesmaids made Melissa one of Hollywood’s most in-demand actresses. She has starred in more hit comedies like Identity Thief, The HeatTammySpy, and more. She earned her second Oscar nomination for her performance in Can You Ever Forgive Me? When it comes to TV, Melissa starred on Mike & Molly from 2010 to 2016. She also made an appearance in the Gilmore Girls revival. She is starring and producing the upcoming limited series Nine Perfect Strangers, which will air on Hulu. Melissa will also appear in Thor: Love & Thunder and star as Ursula in the live-action The Little Mermaid.


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Kristen Wiig

Kristen Wiig starred as Annie, the ultimate hot mess, in Bridesmaids. She received a Golden Globe nomination for her performance in Bridesmaids. She has since starred in movies like Girl Most LikelyThe Skeleton TwinsThe MartianGhostbustersWhere’d You Go, BernadetteWonder Woman 1984, and more. She also had major voice roles in the Despicable Me and How To Train Your Dragon franchises. She recently starred in the 2021 film Barb and Star Go To Vista Del Mar, which reunited her with her Bridesmaids co-writer Annie Mumolo. Kristen welcomed twins with husband Avi Rothman via surrogacy in 2020.

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Maya Rudolph

Maya Rudolph starred as Lillian, the bride at the center of the movie. The SNL alum has gone on to star in films like SistersInherent ViceWine Country, and more. She’s also had voice roles in Big Hero 6, The Angry Birds Movie, and more. She has voiced various characters in the Netflix animated series Big Mouth since 2017. She co-hosted the variety series Maya & Marty in 2016. Maya has portrayed Vice President Kamala Harris in a number of SNL episodes. She’s won an Emmy for her performance as the VP. Her next role is in the Disney-Pixar film Luca.


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Rose Byrne

Rose Byrne starred as the rich and posh Helen Harris III in Bridesmaids. When Bridesmaids was released, Rose was wrapping up her role on Damages, which ended in 2012. Rose has starred in hit films like NeighborsNeighbors 2: Sorority RisingX-Men: First Class, and more. Her recent movies include Like A Boss and Irresistible. She notably played Gloria Steinem in the 2020 FX limited series Mrs. America. Her next role is in the Apple TV+ series Physical.

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Wendy McLendon-Covey

Wendy McLendon-Covey had her breakout role as the brutally honest Rita in Bridesmaids. Just two years after Bridesmaids, Wendy began starring as Goldberg matriarch Beverly Goldberg on The Goldbergs. The show is currently in its eighth season. Wendy has also had notable roles in movies like The Single Moms ClubBlendedWhat Men WantBlush, and more. She reunited with Kristen Wiig in the 2021 movie Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar.

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Ellie Kemper

Ellie Kemper starred as the innocent Becca in Bridesmaids. At the time of the movie’s release, Ellie was still playing Erin Hannon on The Office. The show came to an end in 2013. Ellie’s films after Bridesmaids include 21 Jump StreetSex TapeThe Secret Life of Pets movies, and more. In 2015, Ellie began starring as Kimmy Schmidt in Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. Ellie earned two Emmy nominations for her performance over the course of the show’s 4-year run. She is set to star in the upcoming Home Alone reboot.


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Rebel Wilson

Rebel Wilson played the hilarious Brynn in Bridesmaids. Rebel went on to have her breakout role as Fat Amy in the 2012 movie Pitch Perfect. She returned for two sequels. Rebel has also starred in other movies like How To Be SingleIsn’t It RomanticThe HustleJojo RabbitCats, and more. Rebel made the year 2020 her “Year of Health” and lost over 60 pounds. The Australian actress is currently hosting the U.S. version of Pooch Perfect.


This article originally appeared on Hollywood Life and is syndicated by Cheapism.