Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
- 94 min
- Directed by: Adam McKay
- Written by: Will Ferrell, Adam McKay
- Cast: Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Paul Rudd, David Koechner, Steve Carell, Fred Willard
Snappy comedy vehicle for Saturday Night Live veteran Will Ferrell that's set in the sexist days of the 1970s TV news media. The eponymous newsreader, Ron Burgundy is forced by changing times to go head to head with Christina Applegate's go-getting female reporter. Ferrell's on top form here - better, in fact, than the material actually warrants since its strung together like a collection of hit 'n' miss SNL skits. While the satire quickly palls, Ferrell's oversized presence as the unreconstructed male ass-grabber makes for some hilarious moments.
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Anchorman sequel announced by Will Ferrell29 Mar 2012
The actor appeared in character on US talk show Conan O'Brien to reveal the plans
‘Mr Burgundy, we would be honoured if you will play some “yazz” flute for us one more time.’ That’s right, Ron Burgundy is due to hit our screens once more. Will Ferrell appeared in character as the moustachioed, suited and booted newsman on US talk…
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