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Will Ferrell's 'Anchorman 2' to open Dec. 20, 2013

Will Ferrell's 'Anchorman 2' to open Dec. 20, 2013

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- The sequel to the broadcast journalism comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy" is to open in U.S. theaters next December, EW.com reported.
Ferrell: 'Anchorman 2' mustache is real

Ferrell: 'Anchorman 2' mustache is real

NEW YORK, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor Will Ferrell says "Anchorman 2" will find his fictional broadcast journalism team learning to cover celebrity stories as well as hard news.
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."
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DeGeneres is winner of Mark Twain Prize

DeGeneres is winner of Mark Twain Prize

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Ellen DeGeneres wins the 15th annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor for her "unique contributions" to comedy, Washington's Kennedy Center chairman said.
Lou Diamond Phillips wins Imagen Award

Lou Diamond Phillips wins Imagen Award

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Actors Lou Diamond Phillips and Gina Rodriguez took home top acting awards at the Imagen Foundation Awards in Los Angeles for their roles in "Filly Brown."
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Lochte flooded with reality TV offers

Lochte flooded with reality TV offers

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- U.S. swim champ Ryan Lochte has been flooded with offers from various reality shows since he won five gold medals at the London Olympics, his agent said.

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TBS teams up with Funny or Die

TBS teams up with Funny or Die

LOS ANGELES, May 16 (UPI) -- America's Turner Broadcasting says it is taking a minority equity stake in the online comedy Web site Funny or Die.
MCA, Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch, dead at 47

MCA, Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch, dead at 47

NEW YORK, May 4 (UPI) -- Adam Yauch, a founding member of the Beastie Boys, has died, the New York hip-hop group announced Friday on its Web site. He was 47.
Will Ferrell, Eli Manning to host 'SNL'

Will Ferrell, Eli Manning to host 'SNL'

NEW YORK, April 27 (UPI) -- Comic actor Will Ferrell and New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning have been tapped to serve as guest hosts of "Saturday Night Live," NBC said Friday.
Ferrell confirms 'Anchorman' sequel

Ferrell confirms 'Anchorman' sequel

LOS ANGELES, March 29 (UPI) -- Will Ferrell announced on "Conan" in Los Angeles he will star in a sequel to his 2004 comedy, "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy."
Scorsese's 'Hugo' wins five Oscars

Scorsese's 'Hugo' wins five Oscars

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Martin Scorsese's first family film "Hugo" won Oscars in five technical categories in Los Angeles Sunday night.
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Last year's winners to be Oscar presenters

Last year's winners to be Oscar presenters

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Christian Bale, Colin Firth, Melissa Leo and Natalie Portman are to be presenters at Sunday's 84th Academy Awards show in Los Angeles, telecast producers said.
Michaels, Hargitay celebrate Mardi Gras

Michaels, Hargitay celebrate Mardi Gras

NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Actresses Hilary Swank and Mariska Hargitay and rocker Bret Michaels were in New Orleans this week to celebrate Mardi Gras.
Meryl Streep to hand out Oscars

Meryl Streep to hand out Oscars

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Meryl Streep, who is up for the Best Actress Oscar for her work in "The Iron Lady," is to be a presenter at the 84th Academy Awards show in Los Angeles.
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Ferrell takes part in Mardi Gras parade

Ferrell takes part in Mardi Gras parade

NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Will Ferrell dressed as King Bacchus, Roman God of Wine, as he rode on a float in one of New Orleans' Mardi Gras parades.
Douglas, Fey to be Oscar presenters

Douglas, Fey to be Oscar presenters

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Michael Douglas, Tina Fey, Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis are to be presenters at the 84th Academy Awards in Los Angeles, the telecast producers said.
Ferrell stars in Old Milwaukee beer ads

Ferrell stars in Old Milwaukee beer ads

MILWAUKEE, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- The Pabst Brewing Co. says ads for its Old Milwaukee lager, featuring actor-comedian Will Ferrell, are real.
Ferrell's Spanish-language film set for March release

Ferrell's Spanish-language film set for March release

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Pantelion Films says it has acquired the U.S. rights to "Casa De Mi Padre," a big-screen, Spanish-language comedy starring Will Ferrell.
Ferrell honored with Mark Twain Prize

Ferrell honored with Mark Twain Prize

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- Actor and comedian Will Ferrell was honored at the Kennedy Center in Washington with the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.
Universal inks deal with Ferrell's company

Universal inks deal with Ferrell's company

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Hollywood's Universal Media Studios says it has signed a deal with Gary Sanchez Productions Television, headed by producers Will Ferrell and Adam McKay.
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