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Chris O’Dowd: ‘Bridesmaids’ Was Too Perfect for a Sequel, But Saoirse Ronan Wants a Role

Chris O’Dowd: ‘Bridesmaids’ Was Too Perfect for a Sequel, But Saoirse Ronan Wants a Role

These days, it takes a lot for an actor to resist talks of revisiting a beloved film or TV project. But Chris O’Dowd seems convinced that the team behind “Bridesmaids” got it right the first time. When he swung by the the IndieWire Studio presented by Dropbox, O’Dowd said that the idea of revisiting the 2011 film has never really caught on for him and star Kristen Wiig.

“I see Kristen all the time, we became quite close after. But we never really talk about it,” O’Dowd said. “I feel like we did such a good job with it, that it would probably only go downhill.”

Still, that didn’t stop O’Dowd from pitching an off-the-cuff sequel idea involving one of the film’s very famous fans.

“I saw Saoirse Ronan the other day, saying that she was desperate to be in a ‘Bridesmaids’ sequel. So we

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