tv.broadwayworld.com

Kristen Wiig Joins Cast of ANCHORMAN Sequel

February 5
11:10 2013

Kristen-Wiig-Joins-Cast-of-ANCHORMAN-Sequel-20130205

ANCHORMAN 2 helmer Adam McKay today shared the news on Twitter that funny lady Kristen Wiig has joined the cast of the upcoming sequel. "Just found out Kristen Wiig officially on board for Anchorman 2," tweeted McKay, "Cannonball!"

The director also shared the news on his Facebook page posting, "Kristen Wiig is officially on board for Anchorman 2. Couldn't be more excited." Wiig and Anchorman star Will Ferrell recently presented at this year's Golden Globe Awards, considered by many to be the comedic highlight of the evening.

Anchorman: The Legend Continues will once again star Will Ferrell as news anchorman Ron Burgundy. Paul Rudd, Steve Carell, David Koechner and Christina Applegate will also star. The first film was released by Dreamworks in 2004 and grossed more than $91 million worldwide at the box office.

The sequel to the 2004 smash hit comedy will center on "how round the clock news has impacted the San Diego-based broadcasting team." The director revealed that he intends to convey a serious message in his story, in addition to the anticipated jokes. "Even though it's going to be a big silly movie, it's all about the rise of the new media and 24 hour news cycle, and there's a lot of interesting points to make," he added. "It's just funny that Americans have to contend with 2000 channels, and 60 different specific news sources, and the confusion that it creates, and the junk that we get to see is hilarious."

Anchorman 2 is produced by Judd Apatow and Ferrell and Adam McKay's Gary Sanchez Productions.

Related Links
 Paramount Television and Anonymous Content Acquire Rights to Hilde Lysiak's Forthcoming Four Book Series HILDE CRACKS THE CASE Paramount Television and Anonymous Content Acquire Rights to Hilde Lysiak's Forthcoming Four Book Series HILDE CRACKS THE CASE
August 25, 2016
Jewel, Ralph Macchio & More Join COMEDY CENTRAL ROAST OF ROB LOWE LineupJewel, Ralph Macchio & More Join COMEDY CENTRAL ROAST OF ROB LOWE Lineup
August 25, 2016
HBO Announces Upcoming Stand-Up Specials Starring Tracey Ullman & MoreHBO Announces Upcoming Stand-Up Specials Starring Tracey Ullman & More
August 25, 2016
Comedy Central Greenlights New Series from Comedian James DavisComedy Central Greenlights New Series from Comedian James Davis
August 24, 2016
VIDEO: Justin Bieber Featured in First Official Trailer for ZOOLANDER 2!VIDEO: Justin Bieber Featured in First Official Trailer for ZOOLANDER 2!
November 18, 2015

TV VIDEOS


BWW Review: Hilarious MIKE & DAVE NEED WEDDING DATES Flips Script on Gross-Out ComediesBWW Review: Hilarious MIKE & DAVE Flips Script on Gross-Out Comedies BWW Exclusive: Dame Judi Dench Discusses Shakespeare, Her Passion, CATS, Potential Broadway Return
Exclusive: Judi Dench on Shakespeare, CATS, Potential Broadway Return

Become a Fan, Follower & Subscriber

           Facebook Like Follow