'Bridesmaids' thesp riffs on 'Christmas Carol'
Wendi McLendon-Covey is set to star in the indie “A White Trash Christmas.”Ron Carlson will helm from a script he co-wrote with Terri Hauffman. Set in the vein of “A Christmas Carol,” story follows a whiskey-soaked, trashy mother who is visited by three ghosts who try to show her a path to a brighter future. Carlson and Rachel North will produce. McLendon-Covey is best known for her role in the Universal laffer “Bridesmaids” and just finished work on the Warner Bros. pic “Magic Mike.” She is repped by John Carrabino Management.
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