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Adam McKay

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  • Review: In 'Anchorman 2,' the classy-or-not gags continue

    Review: In 'Anchorman 2,' the classy-or-not gags continue
    Every time I see Ron Burgundy, a.k.a. Will Ferrell, hawking Dodge Durangos on TV — which seems like a million times a day — what strikes me is how brilliant the "Anchorman" conceit is in small bits. The carefully manicured hair, the flashy...
  • 'Anchorman' meets One Direction when Paul Rudd hosts 'SNL'

    'Anchorman' meets One Direction when Paul Rudd hosts 'SNL'
    Adding to what feels like the longest (although not unpleasant) movie rollout in history, stars of the movie sequel "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues" joined Paul Rudd on "Saturday Night Live" last night. Between the "SNL" alums and the boy-band...
  • Will Ferrell's 'Anchorman 2' bumped up to Dec. 18

    Will Ferrell's 'Anchorman 2' bumped up to Dec. 18
    Ron Burgundy wants us to stay classy -- and wants himself to be early. "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues," the sequel to the comedy hit of about a decade ago, will have its release date moved up two days to Dec. 18, Paramount Pictures said Tuesday. The...
  • Will Ferrell, Judd Apatow and pals stay classy at 'Anchorman' reading

    Will Ferrell, Judd Apatow and pals stay classy at 'Anchorman' reading
    By the beard of Zeus! The main cast of the 2004 film “Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy” took to the stage in Santa Monica on Thursday night for a reading of the screenplay as a benefit to the tutoring and literacy organization 826LA....
  • 'Anchorman 2' inspires underwear marketing partnership with Jockey

     'Anchorman 2' inspires underwear marketing partnership with Jockey
    You may not be able to grow Ron Burgundy's thick, lustrous mustache, but you can drive his car of choice, eat his favorite ice cream and even dress like him. At least when it comes to underpants. This week, Jockey International Inc. released a line of...
  • 'Anchorman 2' finally uncorks vintage Burgundy

    'Anchorman 2' finally uncorks vintage Burgundy
    Adam McKay and Will Ferrell thought they'd gotten over the hard part. By 2008, the writer-director and star had overcome their initial reluctance to film a sequel to "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy," the fan-cherished comedy that established both...
  • Holiday-season movie releases

    Holiday-season movie releases
    WEDNESDAY, NOV. 6 A Case of You A young writer smitten with the barista at his local coffee shop scours her Facebook profile for intel and tries to transform himself into her dream guy. With Justin Long and Evan Rachel Wood. Written by Long....
  • 'Brickleberry,' 'Key & Peele' and 'Drunk History' renewed

    'Brickleberry,' 'Key & Peele' and 'Drunk History' renewed
    Comedy Central announced Wednesday it was renewing three of its comedy series, "Brickleberry," "Key & Peele" and "Drunk History," for new seasons to air in 2014. Of the three shows, "Key & Peele" has had the longest run, with the network ordering a...
  • Dodge teams up with 'Anchorman's' Ron Burgundy to sell new Durango

    Dodge teams up with 'Anchorman's' Ron Burgundy to sell new Durango
    Don’t act like you’re not impressed. Dodge over the weekend debuted a new ad campaign for its Durango SUV. Four spots feature comedian Will Ferrell playing Ron Burgundy from the 2004 film “Anchorman.” Ferrell will reprise the...
  • Comedy Central's 'Drunk History' under the influence of the past

     Comedy Central's 'Drunk History' under the influence of the past
    It's a warm spring day in downtown Los Angeles, but inside the gloomy Palace Theatre it's 1926 Detroit and actor Ken Marino is playing Harry Houdini as he dies onstage. Literally dying — staggering and heaving, attempting card tricks and failing...
  • Can 'Anchorman 2' continue the legend? [Trailer]

    Can 'Anchorman 2' continue the legend? [Trailer]
    In the 1970s, Ron Burgundy and his boys from “Anchorman” went local, ruling the classy precincts of San Diego. Where would the '80s find them? Going global in the burgeoning world of cable news, of course. According to the new trailer for...