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Anchorman 2 Hits Atlanta's Ice Skating Rinks
Will Ferrell – and a stand-in stunt ice skater – shot scenes at a temporary skating rink over the weekend. Security was tight on the comedy’s set (obviously), though Access Atlanta hints that photos from the Peachtree Center set might be floating around the Internet on people’s various social-media feeds.
Will Ferrell Comedy Crazy U Finds A Screenwriter
For the first time since Old School Will Ferrell is set to get back into the college comedy world- only this time he won't be playing Frank The Tank. Instead, he will be playing a responsible father dealing with the insanity that comes with trying to get his kid into a good school.
Kristen Wiig May Reteam With Will Ferrell For Welcome To Me
Kristen Wiig is playing the romantic interest to Steve Carell's character in the upcoming Anchorman: The Legend Continues, but it seems that the Bridesmaids star really hit it off with Will Ferrell on the set of the new comedy - to the point where they've already lined up a new project to do together.
Will Ferrell To Receive The First Comedic Genius Award At The 2013 MTV Movie Awards
With the Oscars done, we can now look forward to that other major movie awards ceremony. I am, of course, referring to The 2013 MTV Movie Awards, which will be hosted, this year, by Pitch Perfect's Rebel Wilson. MTV made the announcement today that they will be honoring Will Ferrell with the "Comedic Genius Award."
Funny Or Die To Be The New National Lampoon With Move Into Moviemaking
Funny Or Die and Scott Steindorff's production company Scott Pictures have formed a multi-year partnership that will aim to produce two to three comedies each year. The resulting movies will aim to maintain the mix of edgy, off-kilter humor and the same kind of rough and tumble, celebrity-studded appeal of the site.
Will Ferrell And Kevin Hart Will Get Hard
The best scene in Spike Lee's 25th Hour comes towards the end of the film when Edward Norton, Barry Pepper and Philip Seymour Hoffman are walking in the park counting down the minutes until Norton has to go to prison. Admitting his fear of being raped in jail, Norton asks his friends if they will beat the tar out of him, hoping that the other prisoners won't touch him if he's too ugly.
Anchorman Sequel Will Include Musical Numbers
McKay went on to say that he wants the sequel to address the 24-hour news cycle that has created “this wall of white noise information” in our society. In addition, he’d like to continue building on the A-list supporting-cast players he had in the first Anchorman, where people like Ben Stiller and Tim Robbins popped by.
Will Ferrell, Liam Neeson, Nick Offerman And Alison Brie Join The Lego Movie
When it was revealed in August that Morgan Freeman would be joining the cast of the new Lego movie there were many that giggled because it will be a reunion between the veteran actor and Batman, who will also be in the animated film voiced by Will Arnett. But now it's getting even funnier as yet another one of Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight trilogy actors has signed on for a part in the family comedy.
Will Ferrell-Produced Untitled Threesome Comedy Picked Up By Universal
When a movie that has three starring roles is making its way around the depths of Hollywood, it's typically referred to as a "three hander," and never has that name been more appropriate than used in the new film that's being produced by Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, Kevin Messick and Chris Henchy, a.k.a. Gary Sanchez Productions.
Will Ferrell: Which Co-Star Brings Out The Best In Him?
Whether his sparring partner helps ground him and stick to the script or joins him in the wildest improv imaginable, Ferrell is almost always better as part of a team-- and he's at it again in this week's The Campaign, in which he teams up with Zach Galifianakis that's as hilarious and absurd as it is depressingly true
Watch Will Ferrell Attack Zach Galifianakis In New Political Ads For The Campaign
From the looks of The Campaign's trailers, and especially these new fake TV spots that debuted today, the movie balances that silliness and sharp wit perfectly in every scene. Take a look at both of the ads below, in which the candidates Cam Brady and Marty Huggins face off against each other with some questionable claims
7 Movies To Watch Instead Of The Olympics
Or maybe you are like me and the Olympics don’t really do anything for ya. That’s why we have movies: to enjoy to majesty of competition through the cinematic lens. I’ve compiled a quick way to enjoy the Olympics without ever putting on a tape-delayed NBC. These movies have everything
Will Ferrell To Reunite With Wilson And Vaughn In The Internship
The cast of the upcoming Twentieth Century Fox comedy The Internship already looked like a mini-Wedding Crashers reunion (with a side of Starsky & Hutch), with Owen Wilson and VInce Vaughn set to team up in starring roles. That appears to be even more the case now that Will Ferrell is set to appear in the film, which - between its cast and premise - is already brimming with potential for something really funny.
The Campaign Set Visit Interview: Will Ferrell
When it comes to political comedy, Will Ferrell is no novice. During his years on Saturday Night Live the comedian cemented himself into pop culture history with his brilliant and hysterical impression of George W. Bush, but it doesn’t even end there. In 2009 Ferrell took the character to Broadway, performing in “You're Welcome America,” a show directed by Adam McKay...
New Green-Band Trailer For The Campaign
After making two films for HBO that explored the complications and ridiculousness of real-world politics (Recount and this year's Game Change), director Jay Roach is returning to feature films with a different, fictional political slant. In The Campaign Roach directs Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis