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Tina Fey, just being herself

Costar Paul Rudd (pictured) said, “[Fey’s] such a cool person.”

Well, of course, you say. They’re all Tina Fey, the same way that Miranda Priestly, Lindy Chamberlain, and Sophie Zawistowski are all Meryl Streep, when you get right down to it. But here’s the difference between Fey and most movie stars: She’s realistic about her range as a leading lady and says she’s been deliberate about only taking on parts for which she actually seems suited. That may make her acting resume less than Streeply, but it’s also one of the many reasons we like her so much.

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