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Will Ferrell 'almost impossible' to work with

Will Ferrell 'almost impossible' to work with

Dec 11 2013, 4:54pm CST | by

Steve Carell found Will Ferrell ''almost impossible'' to work with because he's so funny. The 51-year-old actor didn't hesitate to sign up for 'Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues' as he had the ''...

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Will Ferrell 'almost impossible' to work with

Dec 11 2013, 4:54pm CST | by

Steve Carell found Will Ferrell ''almost impossible'' to work with because he's so funny.

The 51-year-old actor didn't hesitate to sign up for 'Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues' as he had the ''best fun'' ever working on the original movie in 2004, but struggled to keep his composure while filming some of the hilarious scenes.

Speaking exclusively to BANG Showbiz at the premiere of the new comedy at The Odeon in London's Leicester Square tonight (11.12.13), the former 'The Office' USA star said: ''There's a scene we did in a lighthouse with Ron and it's probably the scene I laughed the hardest at.

''Will was so especially funny that day, it was almost impossible to get it [the scene] done.''

He added: ''It was the best fun I've had. None of us questioned going back to make this film.''

Steve, who has two children, Elizabeth, 12, and John, nine, with his wife Nancy Walls, credited his family for helping him to stay grounded despite his success.

He said: ''My children have watched the original but they don't really think of me as an actor, they just see me as Dad.''

Other stars that walked the burgundy carpet included Will, Christina Applegate, Paul Rudd, Olly Murs, James Corden and the cast of 'Made in Chelsea'.

Actor David Koechner, who plays Champ Kind, said filming the sequel was a ''remarkable experience.''

He said: ''We just enjoy each other's company, I thought the script was amazing when I first read it.

''Every day getting to play with these guys and work, get back together, it was a truly remarkable experience.

''Will's an amazing guy, he's so super funny. These guys always write amazing comedy.''

He added: ''It's a bit weirder than a lot of stuff but people respond to it.''

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News Shorts: November 1st 2014

Nov 1 2014 7:09am CDT | Source: dark horizons

James Franco has posted an Instagram photo of himself shooting his film adaptation of the novel "Zeroville" alongside cast mates Seth Rogen and Will Ferrell. Rogen plays Viking Man, a character who is a thinly-disguised take on legendary writer/director John Milius. Ferrell's role is unknown, but he looks kind of like he's doing a take on producer Robert Evans. "Voltage Pictures has scored international rights to Ken Sanzel's action title ...
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POTD: See Seth Rogen as a Version of John Milius in ‘Zeroville’

Oct 31 2014 6:00pm CDT | Source: slash film

The picture above isn’t a Halloween party shot; it’s a behind the scenes pic from James’ Franco‘s film adaptation of the novel Zeroville. And Seth Rogen isn’t really playing screenwriter and director John Milius. In fact, he’s playing a character called Viking Man… who is a very thinly-disguised representation of Milius. Zeroville features quite a few such figures. Some of the book’s characters are famous (Martin Scorsese is represented, for instance) while others are fairly obscure. See ...
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James Franco’s ‘Zeroville’ Casts Seth Rogen, Will Ferrell and More

Oct 24 2014 1:00pm CDT | Source: slash film

James Franco‘s Hollywood dramedy Zeroville is putting together quite an impressive Hollywood cast. Franco himself is set to star as well as direct, and now we have word he’ll be joined by — take a deep breath — Seth Rogen, Will Ferrell, Danny McBride, Craig Robinson, Dave Franco, Jacki Weaver, Horatio Sanz, Joey King, and Megan Fox. Based on the 2007 novel by Steve Erickson, Zeroville centers on an alienated movie lover who makes his way to Los An ...
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The Weinstein Company Teams with Gloria Sanchez on Plus One

Oct 23 2014 11:26am CDT | Source: Coming Soon

The Weinstein Company (TWC) announced today that they have closed the deal on rights to screenwriter April Prosser's comedy Plus One. Gloria Sanchez Productions, the division of Gary Sanchez Productions dedicated to female-driven film and TV projects, will produce with executives Jessica Elbaum ...
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Adam McKay Looking to Direct Marvel Movie

Oct 23 2014 10:31am CDT | Source: slash film

Back in the hectic days of summer, Adam McKay was named as one of many possibilities to replace director Edgar Wright on Ant-Man. Ultimately, McKay didn’t wind up taking that gig — Peyton Reed did – but he did stick around to help with rewrites. And now it seems McKay is angling for the chance to direct a Marvel movie of his own. In a new interview, McKay hinted he may have a new job with Marvel in the works. Though this being Marvel, he was naturally pretty light on specifics. In any case, h ...
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TWC Acquires April Prosser Script ‘Plus One’

Oct 23 2014 10:09am CDT | Source: Deadline

The Weinstein Company acquired rights to Plus One, the April Prosser scripted comedy that is being produced by Gloria Sanchez Productions, the division of Gary Sanchez Productions dedicated to female-driven film and TV projects. Jessica Elbaum, Will Ferrell and Adam McKay are lead producers. Prosser's script The One That Got Away made the 2012 Black List and got bought by Amazon Studios. Julie Rapaport and Melissa Wells will oversee Plus ...
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TV News: Wife, Moone, Mission, Friends, Brite

Oct 15 2014 11:58pm CDT | Source: Dark Horizons

The Good Wife Archie Panjabi, who plays investigator Kalinda Sharma in CBS' "The Good Wife," will depart the show at the end of the current sixth season when her contract expores. Panjabi has signed a development/holding deal with 20th Century Fox Television to star in a drama pilot for the studio in the spring. A frequent scene stealer in early seasons and somewhat adrift in latter ons ...
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Bad Judge: Series Premiere Review

Oct 1 2014 6:12pm CDT | Source: ign

If you’re looking for another 22 minutes of watching a woman kick ass in her professional life but failing miserably in her personal life, welcome to Bad Judge, debuting Thursday on NBC. The series -- not to be confused with last season’s failed TV attempt at Bad Teacher -- stars Kate Walsh (Private Practice, Fargo) as the Honorable Rebecca Wright - a hangover-nursing, sex-crazed judge who parks in handicapped spots, wears ...
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André Benjamin on the Experience of Playing Hendrix in 'Jimi: All Is By My Side'

Sep 25 2014 6:24pm CDT | Source: yahoo

Somehow, some way, André Benjamin was going to play Jimi Hendrix onscreen. The Outkast singer and rapper — better known as Andre 3000 — had been attached to various aborted biopics of the late rock legend in the past. He finally got to embody the full Jimi Experience in the new drama Jimi: All Is By My Side from director John Ridley (the Oscar-winning writer of 12 Years a Slave) that’s in theaters now and focuses on Hendrix’s pre-fame days in London.  Benja ...
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