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Will Ferrell has confirmed that a script read-through for Zoolander 2 will take place in the very near future, and that he will be reprising his role as the devilish villain, Mugatu in the sequel too. Justin Theroux and Ben Stiller are believed to have written the script for the follow-up, while the pair are expected to direct it too.
Now that their Gary Sanchez label is branching off into animation, one wonders if this is the first step toward exploring more animated avenues for their popular characters. You’d tune in to a weekly Anchorman cartoon on Adult Swim, wouldn’t you?
When paying homage to the late Roger Ebert, many admirers graciously overlooked the film critic's odd foray into filmmaking that began with the 1970 Russ Meyer film Beyond the Valley of the Dolls. But the story of the unusual collaboration that led to the creation of a deeply strange cult classic is getting a movie of its own. And with Will Ferrell at the front, it could be the next great comedy.
"Like The Catcher In The Rye or The Sound And The Fury, Manimal has always been one of those elusive projects every producer dreams of taking to the silver screen."
Mark Wahlberg has entered into negotiations with Paramount Pictures to co-star in Daddy's Home, a laffer the studio is hot to shoot soon. If the deal is closed, Wahlberg would be reuniting with Will Ferrell, with whom he starred in the hit 2010 action-comedy The Other Guys.
Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis will headline an upcoming comedy from director Richard Linklater, best-known for his Before Trilogy: Before Sunrise, Before Sunset, and Before Midnight.
Columbia Pictures has picked up a pitch called The Yank, which the studio is eyeing as a potential starring vehicle for the Anchorman star. Will Ferrell would play an innocent insurance courier who bumbles into a grand conspiracy to steal the Crown Jewels from their display in London.
There's a special kind of comedy magic that happens when you pair Will Ferrell with John C. Reilly. And fans of both have reason to rejoice as these two insanely funny performers are reuniting for Border Guards, an upcoming comedy from Adam McKay.
Comedian Will Ferrell is a known sports enthusiast, who has oft been spotted on the sidelines of USC football games as well as courtside at LA Lakers games. But when it comes to tennis, Ferrell is getting serious for Match Maker.
Ferrell, McKay and Chris Henchy are forming a new division called Gloria Sanchez Productions. Headed up by longtime collaborating producer Jessica Elbaum, this branch of Gary Sanchez will focus on developing film and television projects fronted by women.
Did you know today is World Cancer Day? Well, it is, and as a decent human being, Will Ferrell cares about cancer. So, the comedian decided to stop by Reddit this afternoon and participate in an Ask Me Anything session in order to benefit Cancer For College. Rather than take a no-holds-barred let it rip approach, Ferrell decided to play the funny card
There are precious few successful comedy trilogies. The Hangover Part III proved how difficult it can be to continue milking laughs out of a premise. But with dollars rolling in for Anchorman 2, could this inspire Ferrell and McKay to dive back in for a third Ron Burgundy movie? Should they?
Well, in good news for Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, the film earned a commendable $2.3 million last night in late night screenings of 8 PM and midnight.
Ferrell actually plays it straight, reporting on a fire at a neighborhood Sam’s Club and tossing it to a puff piece about holiday travel. What’s so odd is that no one initially acknowledges the fact that a fictional anchorman is suddenly sitting at a news desk in North Dakota, relying facts to undoubtedly confused audience members at home.
Set up at Sony and set to be produced through Ferrell and Adam McKay’s Gary Sanchez Productions label, the film will tell the story of two guys named Leonard and Gabe. As kids they became best friends thanks to the October 30th "celebration," but it also became what tore them apart. Fifteen years after the end of their friendship they are forced to come back together and save their neighborhood when Devil's Night begins to get out of control.