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  • ♪ ♪ ♪ >> Stephen: HEY, EVERYBODY,

  • WELCOME BACK TO "A LATE SHOW."

  • MY FIRST GUEST TONIGHT IS AN ACTOR AND WRITER YOU KNOW FROM

  • "SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE," "WONDER WOMAN 1984," AND "BRIDESMAIDS."

  • PLEASE WELCOME TO "A LATE SHOW," KRISTEN WIIG!

  • HEY, KRISTEN.

  • >> HI, HI!

  • >> Stephen: HEY, GOOD TO SEE YOU.

  • THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR BEING HERE.

  • >> I'M SO-- I'M VERY EXCITED TO BE HERE, VERY EXCITED.

  • >> Stephen: I'M EXCITED BECAUSE I'VE BEEN A FAN OF YOURS

  • FOR A LONG TIME BUT WE HAVEN'T MET-- I DON'T THINK WE MET

  • CASUALLY AT ONE OF THOSE THINGS WHERE YOU CASUALLY RUN INTO

  • PEOPLE WHO DO THE SAME JOB.

  • IT'S LOVELY TO HAVE YOU HERE.

  • YOU'RE LOOKING VERY CHIC AND FLORAL.

  • >> THANKS.

  • I THOUGHT I WOULD TRY AND WEAR SOMETHING HAPPY.

  • >> Stephen: IT IS GOOD.

  • WE NEED IT NOW MORE THAN EVER, MORE THAN EVER.

  • THAT'S WHY I HAVE BROWN WALLPAPER.

  • THAT'S MY WAY TO TRY TO RAISE AMERICA'S SPIRITS.

  • YOU ARE PARTICULARLY-- I'M PARTICULARLY IMPRESSED BY YOU

  • BEING SO PUT TOGETHER BECAUSE YOU ARE THE MOTHER OF TWO SMALL

  • CHILDREN.

  • >> YES.

  • >> Stephen: OF THE BABIES.

  • LIKE LESS THAN A YEAR OLD, LIKE BABY-BABIES.

  • >> BABY-BABY-BABIES.

  • YES, THEY'RE TINY LITTLE, LOUD BABY S.

  • >> Stephen: ARE WE CRUISING AT THIS POINT?

  • >> WE'RE CRUISING, CRAWLING.

  • THEY'RE VERY CLOSE TO-- TO STARTING TO REALLY WALK AROUND.

  • >> Stephen: THEY CAN FIGHT BACK.

  • THEY CAN FIGHT BACK.

  • >> YEAH, THEY CAN FIGHT BACK.

  • >> Stephen: VERY SOON.

  • AND THERE ARE TWO OF THEM.

  • AND THERE ARE TWO OF THEM.

  • >> YES.

  • >> Stephen: AND THEY'LL TEAM UP.

  • >> AND THEIR TWINS SO THEY'LL GANG UP.

  • >> Stephen: THEY HAVE THE LANGUAGE.

  • YOU'LL NEVER UNDERSTAND A THING THEY SAY.

  • WHAT'S IT LIKE TO BE A YOUNG PARENT WITH TWO KIDS DURING

  • COVID.

  • "A," YOU WANT TO SHOW THEM TO PEOPLE AND YOU CAN'T REALLY DO

  • THAT TOO MUCH.

  • >> YEAH.

  • >> Stephen: BUT, "B," YOU'RE TRAPPED INSIDE.

  • >> WE'RE TRAPPED.

  • WE'RE TRAPPED.

  • AND, I MEAN-- WELL, WE TAKE THEM OUTSIDE.

  • WE DON'T JUST LEAVE THEM-- WE GO FOR WALKS.

  • BUT THAT'S PRETTY MUCH IT.

  • AND THEY-- YEAH, THEY'RE LIKE QUARANTINE BABIES.

  • THEY DON'T-- THEY DON'T SEE PEOPLE.

  • AND WHEN THEY DO SEE PEOPLE, THEY'RE JUST LIKE...

  • LIKE SOMEONE RODE A BIKE BY US, AND THEY WERE JUST LIKE-- THEIR

  • BRAINS EXPLODED.

  • THEY'RE LIKE, "THERE ARE MORE OF OF US!

  • ."

  • >> Stephen: WE THOUGHT YOU WERE THE ONLY BIG ONES.

  • >> YEAH.

  • >> Stephen: YOU'VE GOT A-- THE NEW MOVIE "BARB AND STAR GO TO

  • VISTA DEL MAR."

  • I-- I-- THE PEOPLE I TRUST MOST IN THE WORLD EYE HAVEN'T HAD A

  • CHANCE TO SEE IT YET MYSELF, JUST CARDS ON THE TABLE, BUT

  • PEOPLE-- >> I APPRECIATE IT.

  • >> Stephen: THE PEOPLE I TRUST MOST IN THE WORLD THINK THIS IS

  • ONE OF THE FUNNIEST THINGS EVER MADE.

  • THE JOKE-PER-MINUTE RATIO AND QUALITY JOKES AND SURREAL AND

  • STRANGE AND FUNNY AT THE SAME TIME.

  • PERFECT FOR COVID.

  • YOU WROTE WITH THIS YOUR COWRITER, M MUMOLO.

  • HOW DID THIS IDEA COME TO YOU?

  • >> WE STARTED DOING THESE CHARACTERS SPECIFICALLY WHEN WE

  • WERE WRITING "BRIDESMAIDS."

  • IT WAS KIND OF, LIKE, MAYA'S CHARACTER IS MOM, AND WE WROTE

  • ALL THESE SCENES WITH HER MOM TALKING TO HER FRIENDS ABOUT,

  • YOU KNOW, GOING TO COSCO AND YOU CAN BUY CLOTHES THERE.

  • AND THESE REALLY LONG SCENES.

  • AND WE WOULD TURN THEM IN, AND THEY WOULD BE LIKE, "GUYS, THIS

  • HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH THE PLOT OF THE MOVIE."

  • BUT WE JUST FELL IN LOVE WITH THESE LADIES AND WE KIND OF JOBD

  • AROUND LIKE, "MAYBE ONE DAY WE'LL WRITE SOMETHING."

  • AND THEN WE KIND OF THOUGHT ABOUT THE TITLE FIRST, WHICH

  • PROBABLY ISN'T THE WAY YOU'RE SUPPOSED TO DO IT.

  • BUT.

  • >> Stephen: SURE.

  • ASK YOU'RE STAR.

  • >> I'M STAR AND SHE'S BARB.

  • >> Stephen: AND ANNIE IS BARB.

  • STAR IS SHORT FOR, OF COURSE, STARBRA.

  • >> Stephen: AND BARB IS?

  • >> JUST BARB.

  • >> Stephen: JUST BARB.

  • NOT SHORT FOR ANYTHING.

  • HOW DID YOU-- YOU'VE GOT A GREAT MIDWESTERN ACCENT IN THIS.

  • HOW DID YOU-- WHERE DID YOU GET IT?

  • DO YOU HAVE ANY MIDWESTERN CRED?

  • >> NO, I DON'T.

  • ACTUALLY-- WELL, I'M FROM-- I MOVED TO ROCHESTER, NEW YORK,

  • WHEN I WAS IN, LIKE, EIGHTH GRADE.

  • AND THERE ARE PARTS OF ROCHESTER THAT HAVE THAT SORT OF, LIKE,

  • THAT "A."

  • LIKE CAHR.

  • JUST LIKE DOING THOSE CHARACTERS, I DON'T KNOW, THIS

  • SORT OF MIDWESTERN ACCENTS, YOU KNOW,.

  • >> Stephen: DO YOU HAVE A MIDWESTERN HOOK.

  • DO YOU HAVE A THING YOU HAVE TO SAY TO GET YOU INTO IT?

  • >> JUST BARB.

  • UNFORTUNATELY, HERS IS STAR, SO WE JUST START TALKING LIKE THAT.

  • I DON'T KNOW.

  • >> Stephen: SO WHAT HAPPENS?

  • WHAT'S IT ABOUT?

  • >> WELL, IT'S ABOUT THESE TWO MIDDLE-AGED WOMEN WHO ARE FROM

  • THIS VERY SMALL TOWN, SOFT ROCK, NEBRASKA.

  • AND THEY ARE... THINGS HAPPEN IN THEIR LIFE WHERE THEY'RE SORT

  • OF, LIKE, FORCED TO QUESTION WHAT THEY'RE DOING, AND THEY

  • DECIDE TO GO ON THE FIRST VACATION THAT THEY'VE EVER HAD.

  • AND THEY GO TO THIS PLACE CALLED VISTA DEL MAR IN FLORIDA.

  • AND THEY GET KIND OF INVOLVED IN THIS VILLAIN'S PLOT TO KILL

  • EVERYONE IN THE TOWN ( LAUGHS )

  • IT'S HILARIOUS!

  • >> Stephen: AND JAIME DORNAN, O.

  • >> YES.

  • >> Stephen: IS YOUR COSTAR IN THIS.

  • >> JAIME DORNAN, WE'RE SO EXCITED FOR PEOPLE TO SEE HIM IN

  • THIS MOVIE BECAUSE HE IS EYE MEAN, WE ASKED HIM TO DO A LOT

  • OF REALLY CRAZY THINGS.

  • AND HE'S SO FUNNY.

  • HE SINGS IN THE MOVIE.

  • HE'S... HE'S JUST, LIKE, WAS A DREAM TO WORK WITH.

  • HE WAS AMAZING.

  • >> Stephen: WE HAVE A CLIP HERE.

  • CAN YOU TELL US WHAT'S GOING ON BETWEEN YOU AND JAIME DORNAN?

  • >> OH, I THINK THIS IS WHERE I'M LEAVING HIS HOTEL ROOM.

  • I THINK.

  • IS THIS THE CLIP YOU HAVE?

  • >> Stephen: I THINK IT IS.

  • WHY WERE YOU LEAVING HIS HOTEL ROOM, STAR?

  • >> I THINK I'M LEAVING HIS HOTEL ROOM AND I THINK HE'S GOING TO

  • ASK ME SOMETHING ROMANTIC.

  • >> Stephen: OKAY, JIM.

  • >> LOOK, STAR, I...

  • I REALLY LIKE YOU.

  • >> YES, I WILL!

  • >> WHAT?

  • >> HM?

  • OH, OH, NOTHING, NEVER MIND.

  • I THOUGHT YOU WERE-- IT'S NOT.

  • IT'S OKAY.

  • NEVER MIND.

  • -- MY HEAD IS JUST A LITTLE...

  • ( PHONE RINGING ) >> THAT'S MY CELL PHONE.

  • >> OH.

  • >> IT'S WORK.

  • I SHOULD PROBABLY TAKE THIS.

  • >> OKAY.

  • >> Stephen: PLEASE TELL ME THAT RELATIONSHIP PAYS OFF.

  • >> I'M NOT GIVING ANY SPOILERS.

  • >> Stephen: OKAY, I'M JUST TRYING-- I'M JUST TRYING TO PUT

  • ASSES IN THE SEAT.

  • THAT'S ALL-- >> THERE ARE SOME HOT, STEAMY --

  • >> Stephen: "50 SHADES" KIND OF ACTION GOING ON?

  • >> YEAH.

  • >> Stephen: OKAY, GOOD, GOOD.

  • IT'S ABOUT A VACATION GONE WRONG, AND HAVE YOU HAD BAD

  • VACATION EXPERIENCES?

  • HAVE YOU EVER HAD ANYTHING GO SIDEWAYS OW?

  • >> SIDEWAYS, YES.

  • MY BOYFRIEND AT THE TIME, AVI, WE WENT TO CHILI.

  • HE HAS A LOT OF FAMILY, SO WE WENT TO SANTIAGO.

  • WE TRAVELED AROUND.

  • IT WAS, LIKE, ONE OF THE BEST TRIPS OF MY LIFE.

  • AND WE WERE HIKING WITH A GUIDE, AND HE HAD ACTUALLY