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Happy Birthday 'Anchorman'! Watch 15 Minutes Of Outtakes & Bloopers From The Comedy Classic

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • July 9, 2014 12:04 PM
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Anchorman: The Legend Of Ron Burgundy
Ten years ago today, Will Ferrell presented the world with what is still one of his greatest creations, "Anchorman: The Legend Of Ron Burgundy." As you already know from still quoting the movie a decade later, it became a cult hit, and spawned a sequel that was not as good (have you ever quoted anything from "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues"?). But the original remains untouchable, and so it's time to blow out the birthday candles.

Watch: “The 50 Greatest Vaginas of the 20th Century” Plus Gag Reel And Other Unrated Clips From ‘Anchorman 2’

  • By Joshua Encinias
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  • March 17, 2014 9:40 AM
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Anchorman 2
If you thought the long awaited follow-up to “Anchorman” played it too close to the chest, then the upcoming “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues The Unrated Cut” might be for you. The sequel felt too long and heavily relied on jokes from the original. But by the looks of these clips, a lot of original humor didn’t make it past the editing room.

Watch: Trailer For 'Deadline: The Nikki Finke Story' Starring Jean Smart & Christina Applegate

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • December 2, 2013 2:27 PM
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While we'll mourn that HBO's Nikki Finke-inspired "Tilda"—set to star Diane Keaton, Ellen Page and Wes Bentley, with the pilot episode directed by Bill Condon—never got to series, perhaps this is the next best thing. And with this past November filled with insider baseball-esque blog posts about Finke's exit from Deadline, what Jay Penske's next move will be and more, it's definitely time to laugh.

Watch: 2 New Trailers For 'Anchorman: The Legend Continues' Starring Will Ferrell & Steve Carell

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • October 23, 2013 4:46 AM
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Now, these are more like it. Only earlier today, we were talking around the Playlist water cooler about how the marketing for "Anchorman: The Legend Continues," which has involved a slightly underwhelming teaser trailer, Will Ferrell shooting 70 (!) in-character Dodge Durango ads, and as of yesterday, a Ben & Jerrys flavor called "Scotchy Scotch Scotch," has risked turning Ron Burgundy from the central character of the funniest pure comedy of the 00s to a corporate pitchman whose new movie was looking worryingly disappointing.

Amanda Seyfried Joins '‘Fathers And Daughters,' Craig Roberts Visits '22 Jump Street' & More

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 17, 2013 1:47 PM
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Just a few days after Russell Crowe's latest project "Fathers and Daughters" was announced, he now has a co-lead. Amanda Seyfried will reteam with her "Les Misérables" co-star in the time-spanning tale will follow a novelist and widow in the past, who struggles to raise his 5-year-old daughter while he battles mental illness. The movie will also catch up 30 years later with the daughter, now in the present day, as she tries to reconcile with the difficult childhood.

'Vacation' Reboot Put On Hold As Battle Erupts Over Rating

  • By Ken Guidry
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  • April 24, 2013 11:17 AM
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Considering the sheer number of sequels, remakes, and reboots Hollywood has made over the years, a reboot of the “Vacation” movies seems like the biggest no-brainer. No one is going to forget the original films, and yet the concept is so broad that it can easily be remade to fit our modern times. And while he has yet to really prove that he can carry a film on his own, the casting of Ed Helms as Clark Griswold makes a lot of sense. Add Christina Applegate as Clark’s wife, Ellen, and you got yourself a new “Vacation” series. This should be a slam dunk, right? Well…

Christina Applegate Joins Ed Helms For A 'Vacation'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 20, 2013 3:40 PM
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We gotta be honest, despite this movie developing forever, and earning its fair share of chatter, we keep forgetting that a "Vacation" reboot is a real thing that's actually happening. But yes, New Line's reboot/spinoff/sequel/whatever is still real and moving forward.

Christina Applegate Confirmed For 'Anchorman 2'

  • By Ryan Gowland
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  • June 1, 2012 9:41 AM
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After Will Ferrell dressed up as Ron Burgundy and announced that "Anchorman 2" was a reality (sending an army of "Anchorman" fans into hysterics), the first plot detail that co-writer/director Adam McKay revealed was that it might contain a custody battle and, possibly, "bowling for dollars." The former would assume that Christina Applegate was set to return as Veronica Corningstone to have some kind of custody battle with Burgundy, yet when the teaser poster and two teaser trailers arrived, only Ferrell, Paul Rudd, Steve Carell and David Koechner appeared. Not to worry, Applegate will be returning as well.

'Anchorman 2' Could Be In Theaters As Early As Christmas 2013; We Nearly Got 'Step Brothers 2' Instead

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 11, 2012 1:36 PM
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If you're still not stoked about another "Anchorman" movie, this quote from director Adam McKay should fix that: "The funny thing is we re-watched it for the first time in four or five years the other day. I had seen pieces of it on TV. But Will and I actually sat and watched the whole movie. When it was over with, we were like, 'We’ve gotten a lot better than that! [laughs]' "

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