By Hannah Kay Hunt Alynda Wheat and Catherine Kast
Updated July 25, 2011 12:00 PM

>It’s official: Bridesmaids is the highest-grossing R-rated female comedy ever! But what’s even sweeter is what it beat: Sex and the City, a once-wonderful TV show that turned into a big-screen mess touting selfishness, label obsession and men as decoration. So, studio execs, what should you do now that it’s clear audiences prefer truly funny women portraying genuine, complicated people? Take the hint.