All posts filed under: Anchorman: The Legend Continues

Update: Adam McKay will not direct ‘Ant-Man’

There were reports on Friday that Adam McKay (Anchorman, Step Brothers, The Other Guys), Rawson Marshall Thurber (Dodgeball, We’re the Millers) and Ruben Fleischer (Zombieland, Gangster Squad) were the frontrunners to take over the director’s chair for Marvel’s Ant-Man from Edgar Wright. Now The Hollywood Reporter has learnt that McKay has exited talks with Marvel.

‘Anchorman 2’ opens strong, but ‘Smaug’ keeps hold on the top spot

The big new wide release this weekend was the return of Will Ferrell and Adam McKay’s Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, co-starring Paul Rudd, Steve Carell, David Koechner, Kristen Wiig, Christina Applegate, Meagan Good and many more. It opened big on Wednesday with $8.1 million including $2.3 million from Tuesday night previews. That amount dropped to $5.1 million on Thursday, and by the weekend, it had lost a bit more business, forcing it to settle for second place behind last week’s #1 movie, Peter Jackson’sThe Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. Over the weekend, Anchorman grossed an estimated $26.8 million, which is less than the $28.4 million of the original Anchorman back in the summer of 2004, although that didn’t have a Wednesday opening, nor did it open the weekend before Christmas, which is normally slowed down by people traveling and shopping. Still, it has scored $40 million in its first five days, which is nearly half the gross of the original movie and it should continue to do well through the Christmas holiday. Internationally, the comedy sequel grossed $13.4 million …

Ron Burgundy memoir to be published ahead of ‘Anchorman: The Legend Continues’ release

Legendary San Diego Action 4 News Team anchorman Ron Burgundy is set to publish a tell-all memoir titled “Let Me Off at the Top! My Classy Life and Other Musings,” The New York Times reports. The book is scheduled to hit shelves on November 19, almost exactly a month before Burgundy returns to theaters in Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues.

‘Anchorman: The Legend Continues’ makes the cover of Entertainment Weekly’s Fall Movies issue

Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, David Koechner and Paul Rudd grace the cover of EntertainmentWeekly‘s Fall Preview this week as their Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues characters. The sequel is hitting theaters on December 20. With the 70’s behind him, San Diego’s top rated newsman, Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell), returns to the news desk in Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues. Also back for more are Ron’s co-anchor and wife, Veronica Corningstone (Christina Applegate), weather man Brick Tamland (Steve Carell), man on the street Brian Fantana (Paul Rudd) and sports guy Champ Kind (David Koechner) – All of whom won’t make it easy to stay classy…while taking the nation’s first 24-hour news channel by storm.

‘Anchorman: The Legend Continues’ reveals classy theatrical trailer and new posters

With the 70’s behind him, San Diego’s top rated newsman, Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell), returns to the news desk. Also back for more are Ron’s co-anchor and wife, Veronica Corningstone (Christina Applegate), weather man Brick Tamland (Steve Carell), man on the street Brian Fantana (Paul Rudd) and sports guy Champ Kind (David Koechner) – All of whom won’t make it easy to stay classy…while taking New York’s first 24-hour news channel by storm.