Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues SynopsisWith the 70's behind him, San Diego's top rated newsman, Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell), returns to the news desk in Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues. Also back for more are Ron’s co-anchor and wife, Veronica Corningstone (Christina Applegate), weather man Brick Tamland (Steve Carell), man on the street Brian Fantana (Paul Rudd) and sports guy Champ Kind (David Koechner) - All of whom won’t make it easy to stay classy…while taking New York's first 24-hour news channel by storm.
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues Release Date
In Theaters December 18, 2013
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues Credits
Starring: Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, David Koechner, Paul Rudd, Christina Applegate, Harrison Ford, Meagan Good, Dylan Baker, Greg Kinnear, Josh Lawson and James Marsden
Written by: Will Ferrell and Adam McKay
Directed by: Adam McKay
Produced by: Judd Apatow
MPAA Rating: [ PG-13 ]
Distributor: Paramount Pictures
External Info: Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues Official Website
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It took 10 minutes to realize that this was an impossible task. Almost every line of dialogue penned by Ferrell and McKay for The Legend Continues easily could fit on a t-shirt or coffee mug, living alongside “I’m kind of a big deal” as the next great Ron Burgundy quote.
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Ron Burgundy Scoffs At 24-Hour News In New Anchorman 2 Clip
In this clip for Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, Dylan Baker plays a pitchman trying to sign Ron to his wild news channel. Of course, Ron is initially dubious ("News going twenty-four hours around the clock? A channel that's never off in other words?...No offense, but you are stupid.") but a fat paycheck is enough for this anchorman with salon quality hair to give it a go.
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When Ron Burgundy promised "I'm kind of a big deal" in the original Anchorman, he was being a pompous jackass. But as the hype surrounding the upcoming sequel Anchorman: The Legend Continues gets louder and louder, there's no denying it: Ron Burgundy is everywhere and people are loving it. People even trust Ron Burgundy so much these days that they're willing to let him ruin-- uh, I mean educate-- the future anchormen and women of tomorrow.
by Katey Rich November 18, 2013 comments
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Paramount Pictures has teamed up with AMC Theaters and Fandango to offer "super tickets" for Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues which will allow holders to see the film two days before its set to make its nationwide debut on December 20th.
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Ron Burgundy Now Has His Own Ben & Jerry's Flavor
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Anchorman 2 Images Suggest Tension On Set As The News Team Reunites
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Ron Burgundy Meets The 80s In Anchorman: The Legend Continues Trailer
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Anchorman: The Legend Continues Teaser Poster Smells Of Rich Mahogany
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by Katey Rich June 18, 2013 comments
We Are 72% Sure This Anchorman Exhibit At Washington D.C.'s Newseum Will Be Amazing
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New Anchorman 2 Teaser Is 100% Snake Venom
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Nicole Kidman Will Cameo In Anchorman: The Legend Continues
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Tina Fey Asks Paul Rudd For A Role In Anchorman 2, And More On Admission
In the film, Rudd and Fey share such a dynamic comedic chemistry that it's shocking they haven't been teamed up before! And the witty back-and-forth I witnessed on screen played out in real life when the two participated in a round table interview, stuffed with eager interviewers, a few weeks back.
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Anchorman 2 May Add Terence Stamp As A Rupert Murdoch-Type Media Mogul
Anchorman: The Legend Continues is happening. Adam McKay is directing based on a script he co-wrote with Will Ferrell; all of the major stars from the first movie, including Paul Rudd, Steve Carrell, David Koechner and Christina Applegate, are coming back; Kristen Wiig has signed on for role; and we know that there will musical numbers.But outside of that baseline information the highly anticipated comedy sequel is largely a mystery.
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Anchorman: The Legend Continues Set Hit By Wire Thieves
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Anchorman 2 Teaser Poster: The Legend Continues
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