Report: SNL’s “MacGruber” coming to the big screen, with Val Kilmer and Ryan Phillipe in talks to join cast…

Will Forte’s popular character on SNL, “MacGruber” is coming to theaters near you. Of course, Will Forte will be playing MacGruber, which is a parody of the classic TV series, MacGyver, obviously. Actors Val Kilmer, and Ryan Phillipe are in talks to join the cast of the film.

It is no secret that Hollywood makes films adapted from SNL characters over the years. With films such as “The Blues Brothers”, “Wayne’s World”, “Coneheads”, and the two Roxbury brothers in “Night at the Roxbury” that starred Will Ferrell and Chris Kattan, the two guys that bop their head to the “What Is Love” song.

Variety Reports:

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Very cool. I like MacGruber, funny stuff. The film ought to be funny too if they do it right.

Kev

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