Will Ferrell hits 'The Campaign' trail

Will Ferrell hits 'The Campaign' trail

NEW YORK, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Former "Saturday Night Live" star Will Ferrell says he wanted to make a hilarious movie, not necessarily a biting American political satire, when he signed on to star with Zach Galifianakis in "The Campaign."
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
Will Ferrell plans 'Office' guest stint

Will Ferrell plans 'Office' guest stint

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Will Ferrell is to reunite with Steve Carell, his co-star in "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy," in several episodes of the U.S. sitcom "The Office."
Will Ferrell heading to B'way in Bush play

Will Ferrell heading to B'way in Bush play

NEW YORK, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Actor and comedian Will Ferrell has signed on to make his Broadway debut in the one-man comedy, "You're Welcome America: A Final Night With George W. Bush."
Hilton video seen 6.2M times on 'Die' site

Hilton video seen 6.2M times on 'Die' site

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- A comedic video starring U.S. actress and heiress Paris Hilton has been viewed 6.2 million times in two days on Funnyordie.com, the Web site said.

Will Farrell welcomes new son

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Hollywood star Will Ferrell and his wife Viveva Paulin have welcomed their second child together at a hospital in Los Angeles.

Ferrell and McKay sign on to make comedies

LOS ANGELES, June 27 (UPI) -- "Saturday Night Live" alums Will Ferrell and Adam McKay have signed an exclusive two-year U.S. film deal to produce intelligent but low-budget film comedies.

Shatner kicks off 'Living in TVLand'

NEW YORK, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Cable's TV Land network announced Tuesday it will kick off a fresh season of "Living in TV Land" with "William Shatner in Concert."

Ferrell, Lohan, McAdams get MTV nods

NEW YORK, May 5 (UPI) -- Lindsay Lohan's and Rachel McAdams' "Mean Girls" got four nominations in the 2005 class of MTV Movie Awards to be presented in Los Angeles.

Christina Applegate in TV movie

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Christina Applegate will star in a CBS-TV movie based on James Patterson's novel "Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas," the Hollywood Reporter said Thursday.

Movie version of 'Get Smart' on the way

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Warner Bros. has decided on Steve Carrell to star in a long-planned movie version of the classic TV comedy "Get Smart," Daily Variety said Tuesday.

'The Village' top U.S. box office

HOLLYWOOD, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- In its debut week, Buena Vista's "The Village" grossed $51 million and topped the U.S. box office, estimated the Web site boxofficemojo.com.

'The Bourne Supremacy' tops box office

HOLLYWOOD, July 25 (UPI) -- In its debut week, Universal's "The Bourne Supremacy" grossed $54 million and topped the U.S. box office, estimated the Web site boxofficmojo.com.

Ferrell in 'Stranger' comedy

LOS ANGELES, July 20 (UPI) -- Will Ferrell is in talks to star in the comedy "Stranger Than Fiction" for "Monster's Ball" director Marc Forster, Daily Variety said Tuesday.

Will Smith's 'I, Robot' tops box office

HOLLYWOOD, July 18 (UPI) -- Fox's "I, Robot" with Will Smith tops the U.S. box office grossing an estimated $52 million in its debut week, the Web site boxofficemojo.com reported.

'Spider-Man 2' tops U.S. box office

HOLLYWOOD, July 11 (UPI) -- Sony's "Spider-Man 2" topped the U.S. box office receipts, adding $46 million to its box office of $257 million, boxofficemojo.com reported.
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Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy is a 2004 comedy film written by Will Ferrell and Adam McKay. The film is a tongue-in-cheek take on the culture of the 1970s, particularly the then-new Action News format. It portrays a San Diego TV station where one female reporter (Christina Applegate) struggles to become the first "Anchorwoman". This film is number 100 on Bravo's 100 funniest movies, and 113 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies of All Time.

The film made $28.4 million in its opening weekend, and $89.3 million worldwide in its total theatrical run. A companion film assembled from outtakes and abandoned subplots, titled Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie, was released straight-to-DVD in late 2004. In May 2008, it was confirmed that a sequel to Anchorman is in the planning stages.

Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell) is San Diego's finest anchorman. In his city Ron is so well-known that a baby's first words are "Ron Burgundy". He works alongside his friends and co-reporters Brian Fantana (Paul Rudd), who works as the lead field reporter, sports reporter Champion "Champ" Kind (David Koechner), and weatherman Brick Tamland (Steve Carell) at Channel 4 News. After a successful day of work, the team is notified their station has again maintained its long-held status as the highest-rated in town, leading them to throw a wild party (even though their boss, Ed Harken (Fred Willard), told his assistant Garth Holiday (Chris Parnell) not to let this happen). During the party Ron sees a woman and attempts to seduce her but fails miserably.

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