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'Bridesmaids' filmmakers: Who says women aren't funny? [video]

November 16, 2011 |  5:30 pm

When "Bridesmaids" debuted to raucous reviews and audience raves in May, it was supposed to mean the end to the provincial belief held among Hollywood studio heads that women couldn't star in R-rated comedies.

We check back in with the "Bridesmaids" filmmakers during our Envelope Screening Series to see how they feel about that and whether the "Bridesmaids" effect has had any real impact on any upcoming projects.

Check out the clip above in which producer Judd Apatow, director Paul Feig and co-writer Annie Mumolo comment on the state of funny women in Hollywood.


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