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Kirsten Wiig to star in Anchorman 2

Kirsten Wiig to star in Anchorman 2

Feb 5 2013, 2:22am CST | by

Kristen Wiig is to star in 'Anchorman: The Legend Continues'. The 'Bridesmaids' actress has inked a deal to appear in the long-awaited sequel, though details of her role have not yet been announced...

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Kirsten Wiig to star in Anchorman 2

Feb 5 2013, 2:22am CST | by

Kristen Wiig is to star in 'Anchorman: The Legend Continues'.

The 'Bridesmaids' actress has inked a deal to appear in the long-awaited sequel, though details of her role have not yet been announced.

Director, producer and co-writer Adam McKay tweeted the news, writing, ''Just found out Kristen Wiig officially on board for Anchorman 2. Cannonball! (sic)''

Though Kristen's role hasn't been confirmed, she was previously speculated to be joining the movie as a love interest for Brick Tamaland (Steve Carell).

Producer Judd Apatow recently said Adam and Will Ferrell - who portrays lead character Ron Burgundy - have written a hilarious script for the sequel, but were trying to keep it secret for as long as possible.

He said: ''Adam McKay and Will Ferrell wrote it, Adam McKay directs it and they came up with the most hilarious script.

''We read it a few weeks ago and people were laughing so hard that at about 40 minutes in we all just ran out of gas. It was hard to read the whole thing because we got tired [from laughing].

''I've never seen anyone delight in playing a character than Will acting like Ron Burgundy all day. He's just so happy doing it it's infectious.

''I can't give it away because it's more secret than the next 'Star Wars.' All I can say is that there are no Wookies in it. But it's top-secret.''

'Anchorman: The Legend Continues' is set for release on December 20.

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ANT-MAN Begins Production Today in San Francisco before Moving to Atlanta

Aug 18 2014 11:20am CDT | Source: Collider

Ant-Man was supposed to begin filming around the beginning of summer, but when Edgar Wright and Marvel parted ways in mid-May over the studio's massive changes in the script, Marvel began a hunt for a new director.  After spending a few weeks looking for a replacement, the studio settled on Yes Man director Peyton Reed with Adam McKay working on the script followed by a last-minute polish by writers Gabriel Ferrari and Andrew Barrer. Now we're at the end of the summer, and ...
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2 weeks ago

Marvel’s ‘Ant-Man’ Begins Production

Aug 18 2014 10:24am CDT | Source: Slash Film

After ten years, two directors, and several months of well-documented troubles, Ant-Man has finally gone into production. Director Peyton Reed announced the good news today. Paul Rudd and Michael Douglas lead the Marvel movie as Scott Lang and Hank Pym, respectively, while Corey Stoll, Evangeline Lilly, and Michael Peña round out the rest of the cast. Hit the jump for more details. Reed marked the start of production on Twitter. Alright, gang. Today is the day. LET'S. GET. small. #AntMan ...
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2 weeks ago

The Top Henchmen Fails Of All Time! In Honor Of "Ill Suited" Short Becoming Full-Length Animated Feature!

Aug 14 2014 8:07pm CDT | Source: movie pilot

Adam McKay and Will Ferrell will be teaming up again, this time for an animated feature. The pair (best known for Anchorman, Step Brothers and The Other Guy) are an incredible comedy duo, and will be taking on a project titled "Henchmen", based on the short film "Henchmen: Ill Suited". The hilarious short is the story of a bumbling janitor at the Bad Guy Museum (which should really be a thing!) who accid ...
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5 weeks ago

Paul Rudd Talks ANT-MAN Script at Comic-Con; Reveals He’s Been Working with Adam McKay ‘Every Day for Six Weeks’

Jul 27 2014 11:23pm CDT | Source: Collider

Over the past few months, Marvel's production of Ant-Man has been in the news constantly, and not in a good way.  Fans were over the moon Edgar Wright was going to helm a Marvel movie that he co-wrote with Joe Cornish.  When Wright left the project over "creative differences," most fans were angry with Marvel, and it's the first time the company had to publicly deal with serious venom from the online community.  While Marvel has done thei ...
Source: Collider   Full article at: Collider
 

 
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5 weeks ago

3 Actors Exit Marvel's Ant-Man

Jul 25 2014 9:41pm CDT | Source: ign

Marvel's upcoming Ant-Man flick has become somewhat of a revolving door for creatives as actors Patrick Wilson (Watchmen), Matt Gerald and Kevin Weisman have now dropped out of the superhero heist flick, following Peyton Reed's (Bring It On) replacement of Edgar Wright (Shaun of the Dead) as director. According to Deadline, WIlson left the project after it became delayed -- in light of Wright's ...
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5 weeks ago

Patrick Wilson drops out of ANT-MAN!!

Jul 25 2014 4:55pm CDT | Source: aintitcool

Patrick Wilson leaves ANT-MAN, directed by Edgar Wright and starring Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Michael Douglas, Corey Stoll, and Michael Pena. Read the full article on AICN In advance of the ANT-MAN panel during Marvel's presentation tomorrow, and we now know three names who won't be there, including one fairly major cast member.   The behind-the-scenes goings-on regarding ANT-MAN has resulted in ...
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5 weeks ago

Comic-Con 2014: Marvel Studios Reveals ANT-MAN Convention Poster with Artwork by Andy Park

Jul 23 2014 7:34pm CDT | Source: Collider

In case you weren't aware, San Diego Comic-Con 2014 is kicking off its programming tonight with Preview Night, in which lots and lots of marketing appears for various upcoming projects.  One such anticipated picture from Marvel Studios is the Peyton Reed-directed Ant-Man, starring Paul Rudd as the title hero alongside Michael Douglas.  Both actors are featured in this new poster which shows off some pre-production artwork from Andy Park created exclusively for the conventio ...
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5 weeks ago

Marvel Debuts Special ANT-MAN Poster For Comic Con!

Jul 23 2014 7:03pm CDT | Source: aintitcool

It's just a taste of what's to come at Saturday's Hall H presentation! Read the full article on AICN Jeremy here... The 2014 San Diego Comic Con will be opening its doors in the next couple of hours, and Marvel is wasting no time in getting their product out there. Here's a piece of pre-production artwork for ANT-MAN that Marvel has turned into a promotional one-sheet. I've a feeling they'll be giving these out to ...
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5 weeks ago

Will Ferrell And Adam McKay Plan Manimal

Jul 23 2014 6:30am CDT | Source: Empire Online

Digging up the defunct '80s series for Sony Pictures AnimationWhenever a film project is announced that draws on the nostalgia for ‘70s and ‘80s TV series, we joke about what might be next on the list. But that list is growing ever shorter as even more obscure titles are plucked for the development machine. Sony Pictures Animation grabbed Manimal in 2012, proving that everything is up for grabs and the company now has Anchor-men Will Ferrell ...
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Will Ferrell & Adam McKay Plan Manimal

Jul 22 2014 4:54pm CDT | Source: Empire Online

Digging up the defunct '80s series for Sony Pictures AnimationWhenever a film project is announced that draws on the nostalgia for ‘70s and ‘80s TV series, we like to joke about what might be next on the list. But that list is growing ever shorter as even more obscure titles are plucked for the development machine. Now anything is clearly up for grabs as Anchor-men Will Ferrell and Adam McKay are deve ...
Source: Empire Online   Full article at: Empire Online
 

 

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