Bridesmaids is a 2011 American comedy film written by Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo, directed by Paul Feig and produced by Judd Apatow, Barry Mendel, and Clayton Townsend. The plot centers on Annie (Wiig).
Bridesmaids was produced by Apatow Productions and was released by Universal Pictures on May 13, 2011. It marked the final appearance of Jill Clayburgh, who died of leukemia in November 2010 before the film was released.Upon release, Bridesmaids met with critical acclaim and emerged as a box office success, surpassing Knocked Up to become the top-grossing Judd Apatow production to date. Bridesmaids will be released on unrated DVD and Blu-ray September 20th, 2011.