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It's been a little while since mainstream audiences have seen Kristen Wiig. After the breakout success of 2011's "Bridesmaids," Wiig has kept something of a low profile, starring in a string of lesser-seen independent features ("Friends With Kids," "Revenge for Jolly!" and "Girl Most Likely"), while putting in a wonderfully nutty supporting role in this year's "Arrested Development" revival on Netflix, and contributing a vocal performance to the smash animated hit "Despicable Me 2."

But Wiig is back, in a big way.

Wiig costars in two major studio movies -- the hotly anticipated sequel "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues" (once again starring Will Ferrell and directed by Adam McKay) and the movie that we're here to talk about, "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," an ambitious, gorgeously photographed remake of the 1947 Danny Kaye movie, that stars (and is directed by) Ben Stiller.

We got to sit down with Wiig to talk about "Walter Mitty, »

- Drew Taylor

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