Anchorman 2 WILL be made

Will Ferrell confirms news

A sequel to Anchorman is going to be made, Will Ferrell has announced.

He confirmed long-standing rumours of the movie when he appeared on the Conan O’Brien chat show last night.

He came on the show in character, and said: ‘I want to announce this to everyone here in the Americas, to our friends in Spain, Turkey and the UK - including England - that as of 0900 mountain time, Paramount Pictures and myself, Ronald Joseph Aaron Burgundy, have come to terms on a sequel to Anchorman.’

Adam McKay is returning to direct, while original co-stars Paul Rudd and Steve Carell are also expected to reprise their roles as reporter Brian Fantana. And weatherman Brick Tamland.

The original movie made $91million at the global box office around the world – and the sequel is expected next year.

Here is the announcement

Published: 29 Mar 2012

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