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Why Will Ferrell hit a cheerleader in the head with a basketball

Why Will Ferrell hit a cheerleader in the head with a basketball

Will Ferrell is a beloved funnyman and a well-known NBA fan — so what would possess him to chuck a basketball straight into the head of an unlucky cheerleader? A movie, of course. During Wednesday's game between the visiting Lakers and the New Orleans Pelicans, Ferrell popped up at halftime to shoot a scene for "Daddy's Home," the upcoming Paramount comedy reuniting him with his "The Other Guys" costar, Mark Wahlberg. Directed by Sean Anders, the film stars Ferrell as an uptight radio executive whose efforts to be a good father to his new stepchildren are threatened by the reappearance of the kids' deadbeat dad, played by Wahlberg. In the...

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