Ex-'SNL' comic Jenny Slate to star in Rebel Wilson's 'Super Fun Night'
Published Mar 24 2012, 04:00 GMT
By Kristina Bustos
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Jenny Slate has joined the cast of Rebel Wilson
's comedy pilot Super Fun Night
Wilson, who wrote the CBS
pilot, will co-star with the Saturday Night Live
alumna, reports Deadline
Wilson and Slate will play two of the three nerdy friends who are in a "'funcomfortable' quest to have super fun every Friday night".
Slate's Helen-Alice character is described as the "super-smart best friend and roommate" of Wilson's Kimmie. Helen-Alice's idea of Friday night fun involves staying in to eat pizza and watch "dorky movies".Super Fun Night
is produced by Warner Bros TV and Conan O'Brien's Conaco.
After her stint on SNL
, Slate was in This Means War
and voiced a character in Dr. Seuss's The Lorax
Wilson garnered buzz for her other roommate portrayal in last year's Bridesmaids
. She can be seen next in Bachelorette
opposite Isla Fisher, Kirsten Dunst and Lizzy Caplan.
Watch the trailer of The Lorax