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Kristen Wiig and 'Descendants' scribes plotting action-comedy -- report

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Oscar-winning screenwriters Nat Faxon and Jim Rash, who co-wrote The Descendants with Alexander Payne, have sold an action-comedy with Kristen Wiig attached to star, according to Variety.

Indian Paintbrush, which has Jeff Who Lives at Home starring Jason Segel and Seeking a Friend at the End of the World with Steve Carell out soon, purchased the pitch. Both writers know Wiig well from their days working together as members of the Groundlings comedy team.

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