The Skeleton Twins: Exclusive Casting Clip


The award-winning 2014 Sundance Film Festival favorite The Skeleton Twins is finally coming to Blu-ray, amidst some awards season buzz for its stars, “Saturday Night Live” alumni Kristen Wiig (Bridesmaids) and Bill Hader (Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs). CraveOnline called their performances “hilarious and genuine,” but how did they wind up together again in a tragicomedy from indie filmmaker Craigh Johnson (True Adolescents)?

You’ll find out in this CraveOnline exclusive clip from the Skeleton Twins Blu-ray, a special feature about how Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig wound up cast in the acclaimed new comedy.


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The Skeleton Twins is the story of two estranged siblings, Milo (Hader) and Maggie (Wiig), who reunite after Milo’s failed suicide attempt. As they rekindle their formerly close relationship, they find themselves challenging each other to make serious changes in their lives, which might have serious consequences for the people close to them, and which could bring them face-to-face with their uncomfortable family legacy.

The Skeleton Twins arrives on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital HD and On Demand on December 16, 2014, and comes highly recommended from CraveOnline


From the Press Release:

The Skeleton Twins follows Maggie (Wiig) and Milo (Hader), two estranged twins that are reunited after ten years of being apart.  With an irresistible mix of humor and heart and a stellar supporting cast, the film follows their unforgettable journey to reconnect, as they realize that the key to fixing their lives may just lie in repairing their relationship.

The Skeleton Twins Blu-ray and DVD special features include comedic outtakes, a gag reel, two audio commentaries, a “making of” featurette, deleted scenes with optional commentary and a supercut of Bill and Kristen’s awesome dance moves. The Skeleton Twins Blu-ray and DVD will be available for the suggested retail price of $24.99 and $19.98, respectively.


  • Gag Reel
  • Outtakes
  • Deleted Scenes with Optional Commentary with Director/Co-Writer Craig Johnson
  •  “To Whom It May Concern: Making The Skeleton Twins” featurette
  • “Sweet Moves” featurette
  • Audio Feature Commentary with Director/Co-Writer Craig Johnson, Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader
  • Audio Feature Commentary with Director/Co-Writer Craig Johnson, Co-Writer Mark Heyman and Producer/Editor Jennifer Lee