This Is the Weirdest and Most Amazing Movie Kristen Wiig Has Ever Done

You're gonna want to see this.

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If you're one of those people who regularly finds yourself craving more Kristen Wiig (opens in new tab)  in your life (really, who isn't?), this should make your day: The first trailer for her upcoming movie, Welcome to Me, has just been released. 

The film stars Wiig as an Oprah-obsessed, former veterinary nurse with Borderline Personality Disorder who wins an $86 million lottery jackpot—which she then spends to create and star in a TV talk show about her own life. It garnered rave reviews (opens in new tab) at last year's Toronto Film Festival.

Aside from already being a critical success, Welcome to Me is bound to be Wiig's boldest move to date (bar her utterly fantastic Grammys performance (opens in new tab) with Sia and Maddie Ziegler (opens in new tab), of course): There's a scene in which the SNL alum goes full-frontal in a casino (opens in new tab)—a move Wiig told E! was "completely terrifying."

Slated for release in early May, the dark comedy has an all-star supporting cast, including Jennifer Jason Leigh, James Mardsen, Wes Bentley, Joan Cusack, and Tim Robbins. Also worth noting: Will Ferrell produced it, and Bill Murray really, really liked it.

"It's one of the strangest movies I've ever seen," said Murray during the premiere (opens in new tab). " The bravery to make this movie is pretty impressive. It's quite a piece of work. I mean, the funny stuff is maybe bolder than anything we've seen in a very, very long time." Not too shabby. 

Watch the preview, below.

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