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Posted: December 27, 2013 at 3:39 a.m.

Comedian Ellen DeGeneres wants to be in Bridesmaids 2. The returning Oscar host said she’s working with Bridesmaids director Paul Feig to promote the Academy Awards because she’s angling for a part in the sequel, even though no such film has been announced. Feig has demurred about a Bridemaids sequel since the movie’s success in 2011. The director’s most recent film, The Heat with Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy, also blasted box office expectations and inspired rumors of a sequel.

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