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James Mardsen set for Anchorman 2

James Mardsen set for Anchorman 2

Feb 22 2013, 4:19am CST | by

James Marsden has been cast in 'Anchorman: The Legend Continues'. The 'X-Men' actor is expected to play bumbling hero Ron Burgandy's rival news reader in the sequel to 2004's laugh-a-minute comedy '...

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James Mardsen set for Anchorman 2

Feb 22 2013, 4:19am CST | by

James Marsden has been cast in 'Anchorman: The Legend Continues'.

The 'X-Men' actor is expected to play bumbling hero Ron Burgandy's rival news reader in the sequel to 2004's laugh-a-minute comedy 'Anchorman', according to Deadline.

James will join original cast members including leading man Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, Paul Rudd and Christina Applegate as well as newcomer, 'Bridesmaids' actress Kristen Wiig.

The 39-year-old hunk most recently starred in risqué comedy 'Bachelorette' and has just finished filming 'Walk Of Shame' with Elizabeth Banks.

This news comes after veteran actor Terence Stamp let slip he had been contacted by ''Will Ferrell's people'' about playing a ''Rupert Murdoch-type figure'' in the funnyman's new project.

Producer Judd Apatow recently revealed the script, penned by Will and director Adam McKay, is hysterically funny, but has vowed to keep details of the plot under wraps.

He said: ''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 can't give it away because it's more secret than the next 'Star Wars.'

'Anchorman 2' is eyeing up a March shoot in Atlanta for a December 2013 release.

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15 hours ago

Billy Bob Thornton Says 'Bad Santa 2' Won't Be as Good as the First

Oct 22 2014 9:39am CDT | Source: First Showing

We've been hearing about Bad Santa 2 intermittently from Billy Bob Thornton over the past couples years. The original film is now 11 years old, which means more time has passed than the time it took for Adam McKay and Will Ferrell to get Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues off the ground. Many fans have probably just assumed the project is dead and would never become a reality, but it sounds like the film is just stuck in the Hollywood development machine. T ...
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1 day ago

Sequel Bits: ‘The Hobbit’, ‘Mockingjay’, ’23 Jump Street’, ‘Magic Mike XXL’, ‘Step Brothers 2′

Oct 21 2014 2:30pm CDT | Source: slash film

So many sequels, so little time. So let’s get to it. After the jump: Channing Tatum isn’t so sure about 23 Jump Street Magic Mike XXL could be in 3D (but probably won’t be) Adam McKay is still planning to make Step Brothers 2 Producer Malek Akkad has a Halloween 3 update Rumor has it Frank Grillo will lead Skyline 2 Jason Reitman offers a suggestion for Ghostbusters 3 See the Lorde-curated soundtrack list for Mockingjay Billy Boyd will sing ...
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2 days ago

Adam McKay Discusses His Ant-Man Rewrite

Oct 20 2014 12:31pm CDT | Source: ign

Filmmaker Adam McKay (Anchorman, The Other Guys) has opened up about his script work on Marvel's Ant-Man, as he helped contribute to the screenplay after director Edgar Wright left the project. McKay told Collider that he collaborated with Ant-Man star Paul Rudd on the script rewrite for roughly six to eight weeks, after the actor asked for him to join the project once Wright departed the film. After McKay met with Marv ...
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2 days ago

Adam McKay and Paul Rudd's 'Ant-Man' Rewrite is "Bigger" and "More Aggressive"

Oct 20 2014 11:08am CDT | Source: yahoo

Adam McKay gives some details about the 'Ant-Man' rewrite he and Paul Rudd worked on after Edgar Wri ...
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3 days ago

Adam McKay talks Ant-Man rewrites

Oct 19 2014 11:37am CDT | Source: Total Film

Adam McKay has been discussing rewriting Edgar Wright’s Ant-Man script in a new interview with Collider, and has suggested that his version will be more action-heavy. “[Paul Rudd] called me when Edgar Wright stepped away from the project and told me what was going on,” says McKay. “I went and met with Marvel, and I was a little dubious just because I’m friends with Edgar and I didn’t know what the story was.” “And then when I kind of heard what happened, that Edgar had ...
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4 days ago

Christopher Walken Has To Have More Cowbell On SNL VINTAGE!! Nine Inch Nails On AUSTIN CITY LIMITS!!

Oct 18 2014 3:39am CDT | Source: aintitcool

Christopher Walken Has To Have More Cowbell On SNL VINTAGE!! Nine Inch Nails On AUSTIN CITY LIMITS!! The Return Of BLACK DYNAMITE!! The Premiere Of TRANSPORTER!! ATTACK ON TITAN!! NARUTO SHIPPUDEN!! DOCTOR WHO!! New CHAIR, CHIMA, SWAMP PAWN!! Read the full article on AICN Tonight’s “SNL Vintage” repeats an April 8, 2000 episode hosted by Christopher Walken. This was Walken’s fourth time hosting and features the Blue Oyster Cult cowbell sketch. Tim Meadows ...
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5 days ago

Paul Rudd Re-Wrote Part Of "Ant-Man"

Oct 17 2014 6:49pm CDT | Source: Dark Horizons

Following Edgar Wright's departure from Marvel Studios' "Ant-Man" film, "Anchorman" director Adam McKay was briefly in contention to replace Wright. McKay ultimately opted not to helm the film, with Peyton Reed taking over the directorial reins. McKay did however pen a re-write of Wright and Joe Cornish's final script draft. What may surprise you though is that the film's star Paul Rudd had a big hand in that re-write. Asked if ...
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5 days ago

This ANT-MAN doesn't just change size, he can also rewrite his own script!

Oct 17 2014 6:30pm CDT | Source: aintitcool

Paul Rudd assisted Adam McKay in rewriting Edgar Wright's initial draft. Read the full article on AICN We all knew that pleasing Paul Rudd was a huge factor in choosing a replacement for Edgar Wright when he left ANT-MAN. The cast, up to and including Rudd, had been hand-picked by Wright, and if they didn't want their leading man to jump ship, they were going to have to bring someone he a. liked and b. could work well with. So along with bringing in Peyton Reed to di ...
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5 days ago

Paul Rudd Helped Adam McKay Rewrite ‘Ant-Man’

Oct 17 2014 5:45pm CDT | Source: slash film

When Edgar Wright left Marvel’s Ant-Man, the amount of speculation and discussion was crazy. Eventually, Peyton Reed was hired as the director after a rewrite by none other than Adam McKay. McKay, a big comic book fan, is best known for crazy comedies like Anchorman and Step Brothers, so him coming on to the film was a pretty big leap. How did that happen? Well, now we have a few more details. Once Wright left, the film’s star – Paul Rudd ...
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4 weeks ago

Adam McKay Is Directing A New Comedy

Sep 21 2014 12:56pm CDT | Source: Empire Online

From Parks And Recreation's Ben SchwartzWriter/producer/directors such as Judd Apatow and Anchorman’s Adam McKay have a long history of finding other talent and shepherding their films to the screen. In this instance, McKay is partnering with Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg to direct a new, untitled comedy based on a pitch from Parks And Recreation actor Ben Schwartz.As well as writing, Schwartz plans to co-star in the film, about which almost nothing is know ...
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