As if like Austin Powers, frozen in time to appear in the present, Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell) has been called upon to make several appearances in modern day media to promote Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues. Taking part in Dodge truck commercials, the MTV European Music Awards, and now on KX News in Bismarck as a special guest co-anchor, Mr. Burgundy has been quite the busy man as of late. Pulling off a full 30-minute newscast as Ron Burgundy is an impressive and incredible bit of marketing for Anchorman 2. Watch the full newscast after the break. Continue reading
The first official full-length trailer for Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues has just been released and it feels like everyone is slipping right back into character perfectly. Within the trailer we see the actual footage of the new film and how the Channel 4 News Team is adjusting the 1980s. I wouldn’t say there are any big laughs or spoilers this time around, but this trailer does seem to raise a few questions. Check out the trailer for Anchorman 2 after the break. Continue reading
Recently Adam McKay, the writer/director of Anchorman, tweeted that Paramount has passed up the opportunity to budget Anchorman 2.
“So bummed. Paramount basically passed on Anchorman 2. Even after we cut our budget down. We tried.”
Along with that “sad” news, Ben Stiller tweeted that Zoolander 2 was being passed up as well by Paramount.
“Ron Burgundy and Derek Zoolander looking to appear in sequels. Both men destitute, without means or intellect to fund their own comebacks.”
More developing news on these films have come into play whether these sequels can actually get produced for the right price.
Comedy Central has ordered up some Jon Heder for a new comedy sitcom. It will be about Heder coming from the big city working in an IT office to back home with his parents in a small town. Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Chris Henchy will be writing the series and will be distributed by Debmar-Mercury. They want to deliver 10 episodes and see where they go from there; most likely a flop. How far will this show go? Maybe a foot into the water, but will get frightened easily. Comedy Central, please just tell Matt Stone and Trey Parker to just create non stop episodes of South Park and we’ll be happy.